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Takeaway: ship safety

Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,

Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,

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South Korea: Volkswagen boss questioned over emissions scandal

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

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Austria's president-elect talks of uniting his divided country

Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…

Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…

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The travelling greenhouse

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What

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Takeaway: the traveling greenhouse

Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse. Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here Humidity, temperature and soil moisture

Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse. Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here Humidity, temperature and soil moisture

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Great Barrier Reef suffers worst coral bleaching on record

Scientists say parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are going through the worst coral bleaching on record. Experts have looked at more than 500

Scientists say parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are going through the worst coral bleaching on record. Experts have looked at more than 500

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Replacing oil in plastics production with organic waste

Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha

Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha

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Takeaway: eco-friendly plastics

Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment These bottles are made from vegetable materials They are biodegradable and

Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment These bottles are made from vegetable materials They are biodegradable and

Business

Boost your business and the environment with the European Ecolabel system

This week, Business Planet has been to the Czech capital, Prague, to find out more about the European Ecolabel system: how it works and how it businesses can benefit from it.

This week, Business Planet has been to the Czech capital, Prague, to find out more about the European Ecolabel system: how it works and how it businesses can benefit from it.

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From peelings to pork - animal feed reimagined

In this week’s Futuris we look at an ambitious research project appears to have set out to prove the old adage that ‘you are what you eat’ by

In this week’s Futuris we look at an ambitious research project appears to have set out to prove the old adage that ‘you are what you eat’ by

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Takeaway: from peelings to pork

Cute, aren´t they? Every day, these piglets eat a special menu… … a mix of cereals, soy and olive waste. Researchers want to understand if

Cute, aren´t they? Every day, these piglets eat a special menu… … a mix of cereals, soy and olive waste. Researchers want to understand if

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The search for a high flying clean energy generator

Winds are stronger and more reliable high in the sky. If only we could use that source of alternative energy! In this story, we're joining an international team of scientists testing a flying energy g

Winds are stronger and more reliable high in the sky. If only we could use that source of alternative energy! In this story, we're joining an international team of scientists testing a flying energy g

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Takeaway: higher power

This is a new way to produce clean energy It’s based on a phenomenon known as the Magnus effect Helium makes this balloon lighter than

This is a new way to produce clean energy It’s based on a phenomenon known as the Magnus effect Helium makes this balloon lighter than

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How to make your car green

Italian researchers say they have developed a device that can convert a conventional front wheel drive car into a four-wheel drive hybrid. The

Italian researchers say they have developed a device that can convert a conventional front wheel drive car into a four-wheel drive hybrid. The

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A fishy tale of more taste less waste

Futuris producer Denis Loctier has a fishy tale for foodies and scientists: ‘‘Smoked salmon is a speciality dish. Still it’s hard to believe that

Futuris producer Denis Loctier has a fishy tale for foodies and scientists: ‘‘Smoked salmon is a speciality dish. Still it’s hard to believe that

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Takeaway: less waste, more taste

Looks delicious, doesn’t it? Actually, this snack comes from industrial waste. And it’s made using live bacteria. Factories reject a lot of

Looks delicious, doesn’t it? Actually, this snack comes from industrial waste. And it’s made using live bacteria. Factories reject a lot of

Business

Cradle to cradle: powering Europe's circular economy

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

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Amsterdam going circular

Abdeluheb Choho, Amsterdam Vice Mayor “Amsterdam is not a circular city today. We have just started into moving towards becoming a circular city

Abdeluheb Choho, Amsterdam Vice Mayor “Amsterdam is not a circular city today. We have just started into moving towards becoming a circular city

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"Somebody’s waste is another man’s raw material"

Interview with David Palmer-Jones, President of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD) and CEO of Suez

Interview with David Palmer-Jones, President of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD) and CEO of Suez

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The big bag theory: a cheap and innovative way to transport fresh water

Fresh water is abundant in some areas of our planet, and scarce in others. We can transport fresh water by sea to help those in need, but that's expensive. Can we make it affordable? One possible solu

Fresh water is abundant in some areas of our planet, and scarce in others. We can transport fresh water by sea to help those in need, but that's expensive. Can we make it affordable? One possible solu