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Albatross: A Film About the Plastic We Feed to All Animals, No Matter How...

Plastic has been found in 9 out of 10 birds, indicating that there is no longer an area of the planet where this debris isn’t wreaking havoc. The movie Albatross shows the heart-wrenching reality of the effects of ocean plastic, in even the remotest parts of the world.
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Animals Everywhere Take on the Night Shift

A meta-study, conducted across 6 continents and including a total of 62 land mammals, found that species everywhere are more likely to act nocturnally in areas that have been disturbed by humans.
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Lightsource BP Finishes Its First Solar Project in India

Lightsource BP has successfully finished its first utility-scale solar project in Maharashtra, India. The UK Solar Projects and Smart Energy Solutions Company was awarded the contract through a highly competitive (450MW) tender process that ended in September 2016.
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‘Extinctions Brewing’ in the UK, as Conservation Expert Chris Packham Observes Devastating Loss of...

Chris Packham, a well known naturalist in the UK, has recently expressed great concerns over the lack of wildlife he’s observed in Britain in 2018, an island that he believes is now heading towards an ‘ecological collapse’ unless serious action is soon taken.
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Sea Levels Continue Rising as Antartic Ice Melts

Researchers have revealed that Antartica's ice sheet is melting at a rate that is raising sea levels by a half millimetre a year. Some 200 billion tons of ice from Antartica is melting annually, tripling the rate over the last 10 years.
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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless

Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
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The Mining Industry Is Ditching Diesel for Renewable Energy for Reasons Beyond the Environment

The rising prices of diesel and oil have forced the mining industry to opt for the renewable energy for sustainability.
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Fresh Water Harvested from Desert Air

Researchers have successfully carried out trials on a new water harvester that can extract drinkable water from the air - offering a solution to people living in water-deprived areas.
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Great Barrier Reef Coral ‘Decimated’ by Recent Catastrophes

Data presented by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) indicates that the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) has seen a significant decline in coral cover over its northern, central and southern reefs over the past 2 years.
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3D Printed Houses to Spring Up in Eindhoven

A Dutch construction company is daring to think the unthinkable - building the first liveable 3D homes. Van Wijnen is 3D printing the first homes in the world that are able to pass a home inspection.

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