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What went right this week: the Great Pacific garbage patch cleanup, plus more The Great Pacific garbage patch cleanup hit a milestone, tiger numbers stabilised, Botswana bested HIV, and much more Environment Health Politics Society
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Refill shops: the once-niche trend that’s going mainstream The UK now has hundreds of refill shops, helping people reduce packaging. Now supermarkets are getting in on the act Economics Environment Lifestyle Society
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Four reasons to be hopeful about the planned global plastics treaty Is this the beginning of the end for plastic pollution? A proposed global treaty dares us to dream. This is why we should be optimistic Environment Politics Society
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What went right this week: ‘historic’ plastic deal, plus more positive news Nations agreed to end plastic waste, Panama recognised nature’s rights, and Russia’s isolation boosted renewables, plus more Conservation Energy Environment Health Society
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Fruit and veg unwrapped: France’s plastic packaging ban begins A law that bans plastic packaging on most fruit and vegetables came into effect in France on New Year’s Day Conservation Food Society World
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What went right this week: Siberian tiger revival, plus more positive news The Siberian tiger clawed back territory, Portugal quit coal, and the UK approved a drug that prevents miscarriages, plus more Conservation Energy Environment Health Science Society
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