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6th April
2005

UNEP TV campaign on public transport

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) have joined forces to promote the environmental and life-style benefits of public transport in a new TV campaig...

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6th April
2005

Shell re–routes pipeline for sake of whales

Royal Dutch/Shell has been forced to re-route a pipeline on its $12bn Sakhalin 2 project in eastern Russia because it threatened the survival of the western grey whale.

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6th April
2005

Green fuel plant finds recipe for cooking oil

The FT reports, commercial production has started at the UK's first large biodiesel plant, making environmentally friendly fuel from animal fat and used cooking oil. The "green" fuel will be sent from Motherwell in centr...

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6th April
2005

Defra strategy targets better food sustainability

The UK's Department for the environment, food and rural affairs (Defra) has said proposals for ways to improve the food and drink industry's environmental, economic and social performance have been published.

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6th April
2005

Reducing Wales' Ecological Footprint

The Stockholm Environment Institute, in partnership with WWF-Cymru have launched their latest Sustainable Consumption report titled Reducing Wales Ecological Footprint: A Resource Accounting Tool for Sustainable Consumpt...

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6th April
2005

Hybrid's Good for Pocket and Environment

With soaring gas prices, more people may be turning to hybrid cars. The Sierra Club says hybrid cars are not just great for fuel efficiency, they also improve air quality.

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6th April
2005

River dolphins in freshwater battle against extinction, WWF warns

On the eve of World Water Day, WWF warns that Asia's river dolphin populations are in severe decline due to polluted waters, dams and entanglement in fishing nets and has launched an initiative to save some of the world'...

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6th April
2005

Large indigenous territories receive protection in Peru

The Peruvian Government today announced the creation of one of the largest combined protected areas and indigenous territories in the world. WWF, which has been involved in the establishment of the 2.7 million-hectare Al...

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6th April
2005

Millenium Ecosystem Assessment – Main Findings and Reaction

United Nations goals to halve poverty and hunger by 2015 will not be met, and hunger and malnutrition will remain problem even in 2050 unless governments pay greater attention to what nature does for humanity, says a UN ...

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2nd April
2005

Can sustainability form the basis of a marketing platform?

A report prepared by MPG International for UNEP and sponsored by the World Association of Research Professionals (ESOMAR) reviews the marketing and communications basics and evaluates how the objectives of sustainability...

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