Archive | July, 2012

Styrofoam substitute

7. July 2012

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Styrofoam substitute

Over the last 60 years plastics have become central to our lives and mankind has subjected the planet to a tsunami of plastic waste. Can Mushrooms help to replace styrofoam?

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Rio + 20 Earth Summit

7. July 2012

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Rio + 20 Earth Summit

Last week’s Rio + 20 Earth Summit saw Brazil play host to the world’s leaders to set the agenda on key issues around climate change policy. Global environmental organisations see the summit as a critical last chance to persuade the…

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Cazaderos – Progresso Campaign

7. July 2012

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Cazaderos – Progresso Campaign

This project will focus on tropical deciduous forests in Southwestern Ecuador. Tropical deciduous forests are special and unique ecosystems that are home to many different kinds of plants and animals.  The name of this type of forest means it is…

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Ice melt in Arctic quicker than normal

7. July 2012

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Ice melt in Arctic quicker than normal

…but it hasnt retreated as far as 2007. So what can we make of this news, given that the BBC story states: Researchers say projections of summer ice disappearing entirely within the next few years increasingly look wrong Walt Meier, a researcher at…

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