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Microbeads - What does a ban look like?

On Wednesday this week, the Environmental Audit Committee released a report calling for microbeads to be banned. But what does an effective ban look like? The ban in the US, whilst signalling a huge step forward, is riddled with loopholes.
alice.hunter - 26 August, 2016 - 16:41 - Comments

Microbeads ban creeps closer as MPs demand action

Great news this morning - an influential government committee just backed our call for a ban on microbeads!Sign the petition - ask Theresa May’s Government to show leadership on this important environmental issue and ban microbeads.
Fiona Nicholls - 24 August, 2016 - 15:20 - Comments
Artist's impression of Hinkley nuclear plant

7 times the UK press condemned Hinkley nuclear plant

For a brief moment last month, it looked like the Somerset coast was destined to become the home of the most expensive object in the world -- Hinkley Point nuclear plant. But after a last minute intervention by Prime Minister Theresa May, the government’s nuclear ambitions were suddenly put on hold.
Alexandra Stenb... - 22 August, 2016 - 19:13 - Comments

In pictures: In the palm of our hands, orangutans on their special International Orangutan Day

Every year on the 19th August the orangutan gets its own special day. One of the renowned victims of the palm oil industry the orangutans are threatened with extinction due to the destruction of the tropical rainforest. The population of the Sumatran orangutan in the wild is thought to have fallen by more than 50% from 1992-2000, due to the degradation...
Angela Glienicke - 19 August, 2016 - 09:00 - Comments

Five reasons why Hinkley nuclear power station is not the golden goose

Hinkley Point is set to be the first new nuclear power station in years, and the most expensive object on earth. The nuclear industry and the government claim Hinkley is a good option if we want to "keep the lights on" - but is it really the golden goose they claim it to be? Here we expose five popular myths about the nuclear plant.
efreeman - 11 August, 2016 - 13:31 - Comments

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