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Sun, Sea and Cycling: Your Guide to Sustainable Travel in the Mediterranean

If you love to travel but also care about the environment, it can be difficult to strike a balance between the two. It is near impossible to travel without a carbon footprint unless you...
European supergrid

The European Supergrid: How it can benefit the rest of the world

The European Supergrid is a project still in the works and is designed to provide huge amounts of benefits to European countries but how about the rest of the world? Read on to find...
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EFSA Study: Pesticides Harming Bees

On January 6th, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded that crops attractive to honeybees (in particular the European Apis mellifera) cannot contain chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of pesticides. This conclusion was reached...
Eco tourism in Europe

Eco-Tourism in Europe: How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday

While society has made leaps and bounds in recent years when it comes to understanding and protecting the environment through home recycling and the production of low emission cars, we still have a way...
Ford Fiesta ECOnetic Van

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic Van Heading for European Markets

Ford has developed six generations of the Fiesta compact car since the vehicle’s introduction in 1976. The latest generation of the Ford Fiesta has proven very popular in Europe thanks to a more spacious...
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Volkswagen Adds eco up! to CNG Fleet in Europe

The eco up! coupe was presented last year by Volkswagen as a hybrid prototype capable of operating largely on compressed natural gas (CNG). This concept hit the Geneva Motor Show this spring with Volkswagen...
coal

Coal Consumption Rising in EU

Despite strict regulations against air pollution, coal is making a huge comeback in Europe’s energy market. By the charts, coal production has increased by 6% in 2010 and 2011; gas production, by comparison, increased...
Shark finning

EU takes steps to bolster shark finning bans

The European Parliament voted to strengthen the European Union's current ban on shark finning— the practice of catching a shark, removing its fins and dumping the animal back into the sea.. The original EU regulation...
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Climate change bringing on more extreme weather in Europe

The European Environment Agency's most recent report, ‘Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe 2012’, discloses that Europe has seen recording setting high temperatures over the past decade and higher than average temperatures have been seen...
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Ford Transit Custom ECOnetic Van Released in European Markets

Ford has kept busy in recent months touting greener models like the C-MAX Hybrid and the Fusion Hybrid. The automaker has also catered to commercial clients interested in higher fuel efficiency without premium costs....

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