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2014/10/26 01:20
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VICTORIA: Regional issues may decide election on knife edge. Punters' pal: Premier Denis Napthine charms the ladies at the Avoca Cup. Photo: Meredith O'Shea It's almost 2pm at the Avoca Cup and...
2014/10/26 01:20
2014/10/26 01:20
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2014/10/24 23:50
2014/10/24 23:50
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For the next generation: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy holds one of his grandchildren before an official family photo with European heads of state and government during a European Union...
2014/10/24 14:03
2014/10/24 14:03
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... - A deal to reduce European carbon emissions earned a mixed response at UN climate talks Friday, where some said it would give the troubled process a push while others said it fell...
2014/10/24 10:48
2014/10/24 10:48
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Friends of the Earth has taken action to prevent the Government from capturing a group of beavers living in the wild in Devon and placing them in captivity. The environmental campaign group is...
2014/10/23 08:20
2014/10/23 08:20
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Roger Teal describes Portland, the town he has lived in for his entire life, as "very sick". Roger Teal describes Portland, the town he has lived in for his entire life, as "very sick". On Thursday...
2014/10/23 07:20
2014/10/23 07:20
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A contentious trial to cut down trees in a river red gum forest in the Barmah National Park, on the border of Victoria and NSW, has been scrapped by the Victorian government. A contentious plan to...
2014/10/22 18:51
2014/10/22 18:51
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Group members have urged Shropshire Council's north planning committee to reject Dart Energy's plans for an exploratory borehole to extract coal bed methane on land north of The Brooklands at...
2014/10/22 15:48
2014/10/22 15:48
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Money saving opportunity Friends of the Earth research shows that schools can save up to £8,000 per year through solar panels, meaning more money to spend on things like playgrounds, equipment and...
2014/10/22 07:57
2014/10/22 07:57
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Former Environment Agency head to lead industry-funded fracking task force Lord Chris Smith, former chair of the Environment Agency, is to lead a task force assessing the impacts of fracking in the...
2014/10/21 20:37
2014/10/21 20:37
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Meanwhile, an online petition with a mere 65 signatures was credited as having convinced the organisers of the Glastonbury festival to restrict the sale of North American headdresses at the site. In...
2014/10/21 20:28
2014/10/21 20:28
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Now a potential solution to the puzzle – called tidal lagoon power, a sort of middle ground between in-stream and barrage – seems to be gaining momentum in the United Kingdom. The big insurer...
2014/10/21 18:37
2014/10/21 18:37
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Rebelling against genetically modified foods can happen in a variety of ways. Whether it involves speaking out at a corporate shareholders meeting, voting in favor of GMO labeling, writing articles...
2014/10/21 11:18
2014/10/21 11:18
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Food prices would rocket if pesticides were banned or their use severely restricted, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU); a claim hotly disputed by environmental pressure group Friends of...
2014/10/21 08:58
2014/10/21 08:58
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Dredging up Trouble: Government urged to resist 'playing politics' over flood prevention The Blueprint for Water coalition reiterates that dredging is only one small part of the solution to flooding...
2014/10/21 06:12
2014/10/21 06:12
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It will now cost at least 5p for each single-use carrier bag as the charge covers all retailers including supermarkets, high street stores, corner shops and takeaways. The move is aimed at combating...
2014/10/20 08:30
2014/10/20 08:30
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As stakeholders in the tobacco industry gather in Moscow, Russia for the Sixth Session of Conference of Partners to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which started last week Monday,...
2014/10/19 20:37
2014/10/19 20:37
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Campaigners accused Ms Truss, a Tory, of echoing the language and behaviour of her predecessor, Owen Paterson, who repeatedly clashed with renewable energy advocates by opposing wind farms and...
2014/10/19 18:12
2014/10/19 18:12
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The deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has accelerated rapidly in the past two months, underscoring the shortcomings of the government’s environmental policies. Satellite data indicates a 190%...
2014/10/19 13:44
2014/10/19 13:44
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NEW YORK — Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," "better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices. Most notably, the supermarket...
2014/10/19 13:42
2014/10/19 13:42
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Scotland joins Wales and Northern Ireland in starting to charge shoppers for carrier bags on Monday, in a bid to encourage sustainable behaviour amongst shoppers. Last year, shoppers at Scotland’s...
2014/10/26 01:20
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