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    A policeman gestures as he works on a street in heavy smog in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on October 21, 2013. Choking clouds of pollution blanketed Harbin, which is famed for its annual ice festival, reports said, cutting visibility to 10 metres (33 feet) and underscoring the nation's environmental challenges. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Will Chinese Pollution Ever Be Under Control? The recent bad weather we experienced over the winter has been blamed on everything from changing North Atlantic currents to the government’s support...
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    Travel Eco – Why We Should All Start Doing It

      The Benefits of Travelling Eco We’ve come a long way in the last decade in terms of tackling pollution, and being more aware of the impact our travel is having...
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    Avoid Bug Bites this Season by Wearing Stripes

    Put that bug zapper away. You won’t need that awful stinky chemical spray either. There’s an easier, more environmentally-friendly way to keep the bugs from biting this summer. Just wear...

    Exercising the Eco-Friendly Way: 5 Tips for Success

    Making a few changes to your workout routine can make a big difference for the Earth.
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    New Wristband Could Tell You When Your Environment is Toxic

    Before air-monitoring systems existed, canaries were used to keep those charged with digging deep below safe. If the canary suddenly dropped dead, the miners harvesting coal from the Earth’s crust...
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    Surviving Climate Change – By Genetically Altering You

    All life on our planet has changed as our planet has changed. From the birth of our planet out of the cosmic Big Bang, to the time of the...
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    How Your Socioeconomic Status May Affect The Toxins In Your Body

    In 2013, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School plowed through a decade's worth of health and nutrition data on Americans to find out how socioeconomic status affects...
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    Why Resolve to Lose Weight Again? Just Go Green – It’s Easier

    Gyms are bracing for impact, as the most common New Year’s resolution – weight loss – means many of us will be running out to join them to shed...
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    Time For Action on Heat Related Deaths

    Sometimes the heat in the city can make it feel like we’ve sunk into the very centre of the Earth. In 2012 Manhattan saw the warmest year on record...

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    As the holidays approach and our minds turn to family and friends, our tummies swell with the food and drink of the season. From gingerbread houses and candy canes, to...


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