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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!
Fiona Nicholls - 24 August, 2016 - 15:20 - Comments
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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

Why are Indigenous warriors and 15 monkeys at Siemens HQ?

Two Munduruku Indigenous People, 15 mischievious 'monkeys' and a few Greenpeace activists - this morning we’re bringing the Amazon to Siemens’ grey campus in Surrey. The Munduruku have travelled thousands of miles to demand a meeting with Siemens bosses about Amazon dams, after months of ambivalence to warnings from across the world.
India Thorogood - 10 August, 2016 - 23:54 - Comments

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