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Funding allows green energy centre work to start

European funding of £11m will allow work to start on a new green energy centre in Fife, the Scottish government has said.  Read more here on the BBC News website. 30 more words

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Environmental chit chat: The UK voting edition

So voting time is around the corner, and this will be my very first time I am allowed in the parliamentary elections.

Now being an environmentalist, my choice is fairly influenced by the party’s environmental policies. 593 more words

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Call of the wild.

A Monday morning reminder of our beautiful planet.

Just a random picture found by doing a web search. (Actually found on what looks like a great blog: … 250 more words

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Exhibition at Ballidon Quarry

Lafarge Tarmac, operators of Ballidon Quarry, are intending to make a planning application to the Peak District National Park to modify the existing restoration and development schemes at the Quarry with the intention of providing significantly enhanced restoration.

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Global Warming Quotes & Climate Change Quotes: Human-Caused Global Warming Advocates/Supporters

Presented by ‘C3 Headlines’ linked here.

Quotes by H.L. Mencken, famous columnist: “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed — and hence clamorous to be led to safety — by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” And, “The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false face for the urge to rule it.”

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Is It a Privilege to Be An Environmentalist?

One theme that has had a impacted me to get involved with environmental reform or even pursue environmental related major is the issue of food. To answer this question I am going to use my own community that I was brought up in as an example and try to explore how it changed my perspective and definition of conservation and food.    331 more words

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VIDEO: How porpoises use sound to hunt

Researchers in Denmark have discovered that porpoises can adjust the beams of sound they use to hunt.

from BBC News – Science & Environment http://ift.tt/1Eomnp6

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