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Plastic pollution makes climate change worse

Plastic pollution makes climate change worse: It needs to be tackled in unity to save marine life. That’s the belief of a current report from Zoological Society London (ZSL) &  Bangor University, which has found 3 important ways that the both are connected. It says plastic’s contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions all through its…
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Stop Ocean Plastic pollution from tripling

Stop Ocean Plastic pollution from tripling: By 2040 it is expect that ocean plastic pollution will triple but collaborative action could keep the tide in by more than 80%. That is the conclusion of the Global Plastic Effort Partnership’s (GPAP) new annual report, which demonstrates that more action and global collaboration can avoid the Earth’s…
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Anglian Water cares for birds with drones

Anglian Water cares for birds with drones: Drones may actually turn out to be birds’ guardians despite the fact that they share the same sky. Anglian Water has set up drone technology to safeguard ground-nesting birds from the construction work noise on what is believed to develop into one of the largest water infrastructure projects…
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Lets fight climate change from space

Lets fight climate change from space Three UK-built satellites, which have been specifically designed to help fight climate change and assist in the protection of wildlife are planned to be launched into space today at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The UK Space Agency has provided a whopping £15 million to Hampshire and Glasgow-based…
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Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk : Climate and forest campaigners worldwide are warning that today’s decision by Drax Group PLC shareholders to approve the company’s acquisition of the Canadian wood pellet producer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, is far from sustainable and represents a highly risky move for Drax, both financially and…
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Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets

Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets: New maps show critical primary forests and endangered species habitat in British Columbia overlap with pellet facility wood sourcing across an area equivalent to 1.4 million football pitches    23rd March 2021, London, England and Unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Territories (Vancouver, British Columbia) — …
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‘Super plant’ effective for cleaning polluted air

‘Super plant’ effective for cleaning polluted air: Can a ‘super plant’ hold the key to air pollution in busy roads and pollution hot spots? A super plant named Cotoneaster Franchetii, suggests a new paper by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has proved in traffic hotspots to be at least 20% more effective at soaking up…
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Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation

Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation : Wood pellet use by Drax Plc in Yorkshire, together with bioenergy demand from other countries in Europe, is driving intensive clearcutting in protected forests in Estonia and Latvia, a new report reveals. Hidden inside a wood pellet: intensive logging impacts in Estonian and Latvian forests,[1] published by…
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