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The FlipFlopi

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A traditional dhow sailing boat made entirely from plastic rubbish collected from Kenya’s beaches and towns will make its maiden voyage later this month. During its 500-kilometre expedition from Lamu in Kenya to Zanzibar in Tanzania, the dhow will...... Read full article

Green Care

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Research has consistently shown us that using or having a connection with green spaces, the countryside and nature is good for us in many different ways: from providing recreational opportunities and relaxation, to learning skills that help us... Read full article

Access for all to AONBS

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The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has provided a set of recommendations to an independent review of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), on how to improve access to these ‘designated’ landscapes.... Read full article

Charging EV's at the Supermarket

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Tesco and Volkswagen have teamed up to launch the UK’s largest retail electric vehicle charging network. The world’s biggest vehicle manufacturer and the nation’s largest fuel retailer have committed to installing almost 2,500 charging bays...... Read full article

#BinItForBeaches

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With millions heading to the coast this Bank Holiday weekend, beachgoers are being urged to take their rubbish home to save our seaside resorts and coastal beauty spots from turning into dumping grounds. Organisations say more can always be done.... Read full article

The 100% Natural Repellent

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Howard Carter had a temperature of 104.1°F and was on his second visit to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases. 11 months earlier he’d visited Cochin in India – a low-risk area at a low-risk time of year. He’d used a Deet-based repellent recommended...... Read full article

Energy Observer

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Energy Observer is the first autonomous hydrogen vessel that emits no greenhouse gases or fine particles. This electrically propelled vessel of the future is powered by a combination of renewable energies & a system that produces carbon-free hydrogen... Read full article

Plastics Dominates Global Beach Clean List

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Ocean Conservancy has released the results of its 2017 International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), reporting that for the first time since the inception of the ICC more than 30 years ago, all of the top-10 items collected by volunteers around the world were... Read full article

Train Stations to Get Greener

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Network Rail has unveiled plans to tackle three significant environmental issues in the country’s biggest and busiest rail stations. It will ban retailers in its managed stations from supplying plastic cutlery, introduce a coffee cup recycling scheme... Read full article

Global Tourism's Carbon Footprint

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The world’s tourism footprint has for the first time been quantified across the supply chain – from flights to souvenirs – and revealed as a significant and growing contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.... Read full article

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