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his has been an exciting year for the 89-year-old Scripps National Spelling Bee. First there were the Missouri kids that exhausted the spelling list and had to have a rematch and now, two finalists…

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  By TFK Kid Reporter Alaa Osman Sea World Orlando has a new attraction. It’s called Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. I got to visit the Florida theme park on opening weekend…

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Aluminum Cookware: A Major Source of Lead and Other Toxic Metal Contamination in Bangladesh »

High level of toxic heavy metal has been found in aluminium cookware in Bangladesh. A study reportentitled “Aluminum Cookware: A major source of Toxic Metal…

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UK retailers ‘will not suffer financial losses’ from bottle deposit scheme »

Retailers will not suffer financial losses from the introduction of a plastic bottle deposit return scheme (DRS) in the UK, according to an analysis of…

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Budget earmarks $500m to mitigate Great Barrier Reef climate change »

The Turnbull government will allocate $500m to mitigate the impacts of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef. The funding, to be unveiled on Sunday and confirmed in the May budget, follows a recent study finding that 30% of the reef’s corals died in a catastrophic nine-month marine heatwave in 2016. The government…

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Biodiversity

No plan to protect Queensland’s green-haired turtle from extinction

The Australian government does not have a plan to save…

Apr 15 2018 / Read More »
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Climate change

Budget earmarks $500m to mitigate Great Barrier Reef climate change

The Turnbull government will allocate $500m to mitigate the impacts…

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Food security

Plastics found in stomachs of deepest sea creatures

Animals from the deepest places on Earth have been found…

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Health

Particle level in city motor vehicle areas much higher, says study

Level of particles below a certain size (PM 2.5µg/m3) in…

Nov 22 2017 / Read More »
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Renewable energy

No subsidies for green power projects before 2025, says UK Treasury

Companies hoping to build new windfarms, solar plants and tidal…

Nov 23 2017 / Read More »
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Forest & Land

Switching to organic farming could cut greenhouse gas emissions, study shows

Converting land from conventional agriculture to organic production could reduce greenhouse gas…

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Water & Wetland

Belize bans oil activity to protect its barrier reef

Belizean prime minister Dean Barrow’s decision to impose an indefinite…

Jan 16 2018 / Read More »
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Environmental livelihood

How Bangladesh is solving its water crisis

Abdur and Abdul Gain are standing in lungi outside their…

Nov 16 2017 / Read More »
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Organic agriculture

Switching to organic farming could cut greenhouse gas emissions, study shows

Converting land from conventional agriculture to organic production could reduce greenhouse gas…

Nov 15 2017 / Read More »
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Wildlife

Who’s driving the future of conservation?

As a marine biologist I have been inspired by citizen…

Feb 4 2018 / Read More »
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Eco-tourism

Tanguar Haor: Accusations fly as unique biodiversity comes under threat

Blue skies overhead, green fields underneath the clear beel and…

Nov 7 2017 / Read More »
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Bangladesh Exclusive

Plastic chokes Dhaka’s drainage

12 Plastic bag manufacturers in Bangladesh may soon have a…

Apr 10 2018 / Read More »
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