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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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We all have those memories from childhood: jumping into a cool lake on a hot summer day, intently watching ants on the march or spending hours just laying back and…

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Sea World’s New Friends »

  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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Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed »

Announcing a consultation on a possible ban ministers said 8.5bn plastic straws were thrown away in the UK every year. The prime minster said plastic…

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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year »

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign…

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More than 95% of world’s population breathe dangerous air, major study finds »

More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unsafe air and the burden is falling hardest on the poorest communities, with the gap between the most polluted and least polluted countries rising rapidly, a comprehensive study of global air pollution has found. Cities are home to an increasing majority of…

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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…

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Climate change

Can climate litigation save the world?

Global moves to tackle climate change through lawsuits are poised…

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

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

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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…

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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…

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Environmental livelihood

How Bangladesh is solving its water crisis

Abdur and Abdul Gain are standing in lungi outside their…

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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…

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Wildlife

Who’s driving the future of conservation?

As a marine biologist I have been inspired by citizen…

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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…

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Plastic chokes Dhaka’s drainage

12 Plastic bag manufacturers in Bangladesh may soon have a…

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