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Toxic sludge disaster – Hungary

Toxic sludge disaster – Hungary

On October 4th 2010, a flood of toxic sludge wrought havoc on villages and towns in Western Hungary. The spill left nine people dead and created a huge environmental disaster.

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Ashden Awards – Nottinghamshire

Ashden Awards – Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire CC is reducing carbon emissions by heating schools with sustainably-produced wood pellets instead of coal.

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Champions of the Earth – ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Champions of the Earth – ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Dr. Atiq Rahman – Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for his national and international experience in sustainable development, and environment and resource management. He is one of the leading specialists in the field.

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Oliver Heath on the power of recycling

Oliver Heath on the power of recycling

Renowned British eco-designer Oliver Heath – former presenter of the TV series Changing Rooms – explores the uses of recycled materials in the home – what can be recycled, how to reuse materials in diy projects, and what sort of products made from recycled goods are available.

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Glen, Gary and Ross

Glen, Gary and Ross

A spoof of the film Glengarry, Glen Ross, Oxfam begin their campaign calling on investors, national governments, and international organisations to take a variety of measures to put a stop land grabbing.

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Palm Oil Production

Palm Oil Production

Regulated, sustainable palm oil production which does not threaten primary forest and provides fair working conditions for growers has been developed by WWF and RSPO.

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Make a Difference on your Doorstep – Use Your Voice

Make a Difference on your Doorstep – Use Your Voice

Our campaigns aim to raise awareness of important global issues and bring them to the attention of policy makers in the UK. And we need your help! In this film Jenny Willott MP describes the big impact you can make, just by taking small steps – like filling in a campaign postcard or adding your name to an online petition.

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green.tv Weekly News – July 7th 2011

green.tv Weekly News – July 7th 2011

Organic pineapples are winning, all the cool kids are beekeepers and we take a look at Team Green Britain Bike Week.

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VSO – Nurbanu’s Story

VSO – Nurbanu’s Story

Watch this story on acid violence in Bangladesh and why you should join the Godmothers campaign.

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Rosa Elena Simeon Negrin – Champion of the Earth

Rosa Elena Simeon Negrin – Champion of the Earth

Part of a series of profiles of pioneers in environmental justice – Rosa Elena Simeon Negrin of Cuba, champions small island developing states and a subscriber to the philosophy of ‘thinking globally and acting locally’.

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