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MEPs tell shoppers to pay more for plastic bags

Member of the European Parliament on Tuesday backed plans to curb the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Shoppers will have to use reusable

Member of the European Parliament on Tuesday backed plans to curb the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Shoppers will have to use reusable

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The Plight of the Pollinators

Pollinators like bumblebees are declining in Europe. What are the causes, the consequences and the possible solutions? Researchers know that the

Pollinators like bumblebees are declining in Europe. What are the causes, the consequences and the possible solutions? Researchers know that the

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Do you know: can we survive without bees?

Bees and other pollinators are on a steep decline in Europe. What are the consequences of that silent disaster? Well, quite many, and much more

Bees and other pollinators are on a steep decline in Europe. What are the consequences of that silent disaster? Well, quite many, and much more

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Tokyo promises better Fukushima nuclear containment

The deterioration of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan continues to raise fresh fears. The latest bad news announced by the operating company

The deterioration of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan continues to raise fresh fears. The latest bad news announced by the operating company

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Brazil: Ten tons of dead fish found in Rio lake

There is something fishy going on in Brazil. Ten tons of dead fish have been found floating in a Rio de Janeiro lake. Biologists said it was

There is something fishy going on in Brazil. Ten tons of dead fish have been found floating in a Rio de Janeiro lake. Biologists said it was

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Troika inspectors press Greece for more austerity

Inspectors from the so-called “troika” – the European Union, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank are in Greece again. They

Inspectors from the so-called “troika” – the European Union, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank are in Greece again. They

Europe

Overfishing: can the EU influence change?

The darkest warnings are becoming reality: the world’s fish stocks are collapsing. Many blame the so-called “supertrawlers” supported by public

The darkest warnings are becoming reality: the world’s fish stocks are collapsing. Many blame the so-called “supertrawlers” supported by public

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Protecting the Giant Mussels of the Italian coast

The operation to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Italian coastline has faced many challenges but one in particular has caught the

The operation to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Italian coastline has faced many challenges but one in particular has caught the

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Prestige tanker spill trial opens in Corunna

Ten years after the oil tanker Prestige sank off the Spanish coast, hundreds of activists protested outside a special court as senior officers from

Ten years after the oil tanker Prestige sank off the Spanish coast, hundreds of activists protested outside a special court as senior officers from