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Darwin’s Paradise Hit by Plastic Waste

The Galapagos Islands, which were the founding of Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection, are facing a new threat - plastic waste.
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Canadian Pipeline to be Bought Out by Canadian Government

The Kinder Morgan aka Trans-Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast is controversial due to resistance from environmentalists and indigenous groups.
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Plastic Faces Axe in Europe

The initiative could see the EU banning everything from plastic cutlery and straws to drink stirrers and cotton buds to reduce single-use litter.
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Chile Leads Way on National Bag Ban

The South American country is to set to become the first nation in the world to invoke a complete ban on plastic bags.
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Solar Service by Google Launched in UK

A new service that uses Google Earth and Maps to predict a home's potential money-saving by switching to solar power has been launched in the UK.
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BP Invests in Electric Car Battery Concept

British oil and gas multinational, BP, is turning its eyes firmly on electric vehicles after a $20 million injection into a new battery concept.
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Startup Aims to Change ‘burger planet’ Choices

Burgers could be set for an overhaul if a Californian startup has anything to do with it. It wants to bring fake meat to the masses and its Impossible Burger is made of ingredients including wheat, potatoes and coconut oil.
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Global Warming Fight to be Aided by Meat-Free Dumplings

A new weapon in the battle against greenhouse gases is being launched with omnipork - a shiitake mushroom, rice and pea protein. The meat-free dumplings have been created by Canadian scientists and Hong Kong climate campaigners in the hope of persuading people to help save the environment.
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Energy Store for Solar Power Halves Energy Costs

An engineering project by students in Texas is working towards solving the energy sector's biggest question: how to store solar power efficiently.
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Bee-keepers Issue Urgent Appeal After Finding Stricken Hives

BEE populations have been decimated on the east coast of Canada, prompting bee-keepers to ask the public to plant wildflowers.