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Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

2011 Ashden Award winners Abellon are replacing the coal and lignite used in factories with a fuel made from the farmers’ crop waste. They currently produce around 65,000 tonnes of pellets per year for large industrial customers and provide over 215 local jobs.

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Nike vs. Adidas Detox Challenge

Nike vs. Adidas Detox Challenge

The world needs more champions. Challenge them to detox our water.

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24 Peaks

24 Peaks

Watch this film on VSO’s fundraising 24 Peaks challenge and sign up if you’re up for it.

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Malawi – You’ve Got A Lot To Give

Malawi – You’ve Got A Lot To Give

Beautiful Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is just 48, and one nurse may be caring for over 100 patients in hospital wards at any one time. Hear from VSO volunteers training local health workers to ensure that understaffed wards become a thing of the past.

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green.tv Weekly News – August 23rd 2010

green.tv Weekly News – August 23rd 2010

green.tv stories from far and wide in this week’s news

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Stuart Rose speaks to Cantos

Stuart Rose speaks to Cantos

published: 2009-11-05

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Alan Rodger

Alan Rodger

Professor Alan Rodger, British Antartic Survey discusses the impact advancing global warming is having on the Antartic www.antarctica.ac.uk/

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Safeguarding the Saiga Antelope – Uzbekistan

Safeguarding the Saiga Antelope – Uzbekistan

Elena Bykova, winner of the Whitley Award donated by the Scottish Friends of the WFN is working in Uzbekistan, on the desert-steppes between the Aral and Caspian Seas, on safeguarding the critically-endangered saiga antelope. Her work includes restoring local pride in traditions associated with the animal.

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Burned – recycle or incinerate?

Burned – recycle or incinerate?

Local people protest against a massive incinerator planned for Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. Friends of the Earth argues that increasing recycling would be a greener alternative and would create far more local jobs.

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Protect Yourself!

Protect Yourself!

Protect yourself! is the first HIV awareness video produced by and for Deaf people in Ghana. The production is the result of an international collaboration between Deaf students, from Mampong School for the Deaf and Remark!, a Deaf Film Production company from London, UK.

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