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9 facts you need to know about forests and trees

Posted by petespeller — 21 March 2014 at 4:19pm - Comments
The Broadback Valley "Endangered Forest", one of Quebec’s last intact Boreal for
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Trees are incredible. They can live for thousands of years and grow hundreds of metres tall. There is not a species on the planet that doesn’t owe its existence to them. So here are some amazing facts about trees and forests for International Day of Forests.

Procter & Gamble think they can ignore deforestation - here's how we turn up the pressure

Posted by petespeller — 18 March 2014 at 4:16pm - Comments
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Since Procter & Gamble’s role in destroying what remains of Indonesia’s forests was exposed they have been suspiciously quiet. No press statements, no posts on Facebook, they haven’t even tweeted. About anything. Time to turn this campaign up to 11.

Blockers to the left of them, blockers to the right of them...

Posted by petespeller — 3 February 2014 at 12:16pm - Comments
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David Cameron has been pulling out all the stops to make sure fracking goes ahead in the UK. Tax breaks, bribes, compulsory purchases, you name it, he’s trying it. But there’s one thing that neither he nor the fracking companies expected, the check-mate move that could keep Britain frack-free.

Incredible new footage of the moment special forces boarded the Arctic Sunrise

Posted by petespeller — 8 November 2013 at 12:03pm - Comments

We've just received incredible new footage that shows the moment Russian special forces abseiled onto the heli deck of the Arctic Sunrise and detained the crew at gun point.

Letter home: "I'm preparing myself for a lengthy sentence"

Posted by petespeller — 14 October 2013 at 10:27am - Comments
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Freelance videographer Kieron Bryan who was arrested when Russian special forces stormed the Arctic Sunrise on September 19th has written a letter home in which he talks about his fears for a lengthy sentence, life in a Russian prison and Spur's latest result.

Zara commits to go toxic-free

Posted by petespeller — 29 November 2012 at 10:38am - Comments

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people power in action.

Record wind power generation in Spain

Posted by petespeller — 9 October 2012 at 11:04am - Comments
Technicians put up wind turbines in Spain
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On a windy night in September, whilst most people were sleeping, wind power reached a record of 64.2% of Spain’s electricity demand.

Lost en route?

Posted by petespeller — 26 September 2012 at 11:42am - Comments

Are we nearly there yet? When it comes to cleaning up car emissions, VW’s answer always seems to be no.

Time to stand up to Osborne

Posted by petespeller — 13 September 2012 at 5:10pm - Comments
Middelgrunden offshore windfarm in Denmark
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Middelgrunden offshore windfarm in Denmark

The government's climate change advisors yesterday announced that George Osborne's plans to pave the way for a new generation of dirty, expensive gas power could be illegal, but will the Lib Dems stand up to him now?

How to make a green Golf

Posted by petespeller — 12 September 2012 at 1:35pm - Comments
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VW claim they are committed to becomming the "most eco-friendly automaker in the world". But if their new Golf 7 is anything to go by they aren't living up to their claims. Our report published before the launch of the Golf 7 shows how a greener, more efficient Golf is possible.

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