Tag: Pollution

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UK rivers are too polluted to swim in – but European countries offer solutions What can be done about the UK’s deteriorating waters? For answers, look to European countries that have cleared up theirs Conservation Environment Politics Society
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What went right this week: Paris’ ‘cycling city’ plan, plus more positive news Paris pedalled toward a greener future, a breast cancer vaccine trial launched, and delegates met for COP26, plus much more Conservation Environment Health Innovation Politics Society
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Meet the plastic-hunting ‘pirates’ of Cornwall The pirates’ bounty is melted down to make sea kayaks, which are then used to collect more rubbish Conservation Environment Positive People Society
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Hope 100: Four projects cleaning up ocean plastic From an environmental campaign group to an all-female sailing expedition investigating plastic pollution, four projects pioneering the respo... Environment Science Society Technology
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Researchers have turned plastic water bottles into prosthetic limbs The new product could provide low-cost alternative prostheses for amputees in developing countries, as well as help tackle plastic pollution... Environment Science Technology
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From pollution-munching fungi to tech that tags fishing nets: five plastic-busting projects The winners of a £1m grant fund that is designed to tackle plastic pollution have been revealed Environment Innovation
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