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6 Zero-Waste Packing Tips

Whether it is making better purchasing decisions, or exploring zero-waste packing skills for your next vacation, ideas are power. So how do we jump on board the zero-waste travel adventure? Here are six considerations.

Plastic Pollution Is Killing Our Planet – Here’s What You Can Do to Help

Plastic is produced in huge quantities every year around the world, yet many scientists have started to see the dangers that it can present when it comes to the environment. The issue is that products made of plastic are often used just once, and then they are thrown away.
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Albatross: A Film About the Plastic We Feed to All Animals, No Matter How...

The movie Albatross shows the heart-wrenching reality of the effects of ocean plastic, in even the most remote parts of the world. 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.
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Carbon Dioxide Extraction Moves Towards Commercialisation

An updated analysis suggests the cost of extracting a tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere now ranges between US$94 and $232. 2011 analysis put the cost at $600 per tonne.
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Reduce Car Pollutant Deaths by Working From Home

The research, by Oxford and Bath University, showed that related health costs from car and van emissions are costing about £6 billion a year in damage.
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Ikea Pledges to Ditch Single-Use Plastic Products

Swedish furniture chain Ikea is to phase out single-use plastic products within two years. It announced that it was acting to promote a more sustainable life for consumers amid growing concerns about the effects of plastic on the environment.
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Plastic Waste Reaches Antarctica

Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.
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One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach

A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
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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.