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New Arctic protections agreed by Canadian government and Inuit community Canada's largest national marine conservation area is to be created to protect a large, biodiverse area of Arctic water... Environment
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Rage against the latrine: the safer, more sustainable loo that's changing lives A lack of hygienic sanitation is a major issue in many parts of the world, but are resource-hungry western style toilets the only option? No... Society
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Slovenia names water a fundamental right Slovenia's parliament adopts amendment that declares the country’s water supplies are ‘a public good managed by the state’ and ‘not a market... Environment Society
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This invention lets rural Hondurans clean their water – and own the treatment plants What’s at stake in a world where science is marginalised? Programmes such as AguaClara, which offer sustainable, low-cost solutions to Hondu... Environment Science
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How water divides us – and unites us Water is our planet’s most vital resource, and is under more pressure than ever. But while it can be a source of conflict, water shortage al... Perspective
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Victory at Standing Rock – an ‘inevitable’ force halted in its tracks The US Army Corps of Engineers announced at the weekend that it would not grant a permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the M... Conservation Justice Society
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