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PepsiCo Foundation commits $8 mn for India water initiative

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PepsiCo Foundation commits $8 mn for India water initiative

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PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PepsiCo on Thursday said it has committed $8 million grant to Water.org to help provide clean drinking water and sanitation programmes in India. The foundation and Water...

Flying less is more, say businesses – WWF

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Flying less is more, say businesses – WWF

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New research published today by WWF suggests that, following the recession, businesses are making a permanent commitment to fly less. Nearly half of UK businesses said that they had cut business flights over the...

It’s Boom Time for Berries in Britain

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It’s Boom Time for Berries in Britain

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This is an exceptional year for crops of fruit and wild berries. Sarah Raven looks at the seasonal variations that create a juicy windfall - and the important benefits for birds

Reducing smoking rapidly reduces death rates with six months, research suggests

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Reducing smoking rapidly reduces death rates with six months, research suggests

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A study by the University of Liverpool has found that a decrease in smoking rapidly reduces mortality rates in individuals and entire populations within six months. Researchers found that a reduction in smoking h...

Scientists find ‘better way’ to grow adult stem cells

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Scientists find ‘better way’ to grow adult stem cells

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A new plastic surface which overcomes the difficulties associated with growing adult stem cells has been developed, according to scientists. Standard surfaces have proved limited for growing large amounts and retai...

Flood-Tolerant Rice Plants Can Also Survive Drought!

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Flood-Tolerant Rice Plants Can Also Survive Drought!

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Rice, which is sensitive to drought due to its high water requirement, is particularly vulnerable to how global climate change is altering the frequency and magnitude of floods and droughts. If rice plants' combined ...

Senate rejects measure to stop EPA on climate

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Senate rejects measure to stop EPA on climate

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(Reuters) - The Senate rejected a measure on Wednesday to kill the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, handing President Barack Obama a victory in his effort to quicken the mov...

March No Dig Gardening Tips from Charles Dowding

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March No Dig Gardening Tips from Charles Dowding

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March 2017 sow and multisow, plants offer, growth of autumn sowings, kale and leeks 1st March, the start of spring by some definitions, sees the UK weather turning cooler, a sure sign that spring is underway! Hence t...

Call to stop fossil fuel subsidy

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Call to stop fossil fuel subsidy

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A global energy think tank has urged nations to stop subsidising fossil fuels as soon as possible. It says that last year governments, mainly in the developing world, spent $312bn subsidising coal oil, gas and coal...

New hope for HIV: Researchers develop effective AIDS vaccine for monkeys

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New hope for HIV: Researchers develop effective AIDS vaccine for monkeys

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Researchers have developed a potential HIV vaccine in monkeys that may eventually lead to protection for humans. The team at Oregon Health & Science University's Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, produced a...

Progress Seen in Developing Dengue Fever Vaccine

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Progress Seen in Developing Dengue Fever Vaccine

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Scientists are "reasonably optimistic" about finding vaccines to control dengue fever, according to Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "There are some really...

‘Love Kitchen’ delivers for Knoxville needy

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‘Love Kitchen’ delivers for Knoxville needy

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Knoxville, Tennessee (CNN) -- Helen Ashe experienced many hardships growing up in Abbeville, South Carolina, during the 1930s and '40s. Her family's first house had no lights or running water. But even during tou...

‘Historic’ deal to halt hazardous waste export to south

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‘Historic’ deal to halt hazardous waste export to south

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Leading world economies will no longer be able to export hazardous waste to poorer nations unless they obtain the latter's consent, a spokesman from the UN environment agency said Tuesday. "UNEP is pleased to ann...

More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

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More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

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Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them...

Can’t find work? Volunteer and you could get some unexpected bonuses

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Can’t find work? Volunteer and you could get some unexpected bonuses

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No housing costs, no utility bills, free training … volunteering can offer an attractive alternative route into the jobs market More and more people are applying for all-expenses paid full-time voluntary work as a...

UN conference to save earth’s biodiversity kicks off in India

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UN conference to save earth’s biodiversity kicks off in India

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DELHI — For the next two years, India will steer efforts to save the earth’s biodiversity during a time when our “natural capital” is being lost at an unprecedented rate. India is hosting the UN Conference on...

MIT develops solar-powered, portable desalination system

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MIT develops solar-powered, portable desalination system

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Researchers from MIT's Field and Space Robotics Laboratory (FSRL) have designed a portable, solar-powered desalination system that is cost-effective and easy to assemble to bring drinkable water in disaster zones an...

Panasonic initiates e-waste recycling programme in Singapore

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Panasonic initiates e-waste recycling programme in Singapore

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PANASONIC INITIATES PILOT HEARTLAND E-WASTE RECYCLING PROGRAMME FOR HOME APPLIANCES IN SINGAPORE ·  The programme, running from July to December 2013, functions as an integrated platform for convenient recycling o...

Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Manufacturers have found a new way to appeal to eco-friendly consumers: Brown it. The Wall Street Journal lays out the trend: Dunkin" Donuts, Cinnabon, and Target are swapping their white napkins for brown ones. Seve...

South Korea Swears in First Woman President

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South Korea Swears in First Woman President

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SEOUL — South Korea has inaugurated its first female president. She is Park Geun-hye, the daughter of a former president with a controversial legacy. Before a crowd of 70,000 people, Madame Park Geun-hye, dressed i...