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October 13, 2021
ABC News

Our kerbside rubbish to be recycled to make Melbourne's tram stops

Melbourne's iconic trams could soon be stopping to pick up their passengers from tram stops made with roadside rubbish. "It can be easily installed without a significant disruption to traffic flowing through those tram stops, which are generally used by trams as well as road users."

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September 20, 2021
Mongabay

‘Conservation should be seen as what communities have always done’, says John Kamanga

Efforts to protect wildlife and landscapes have generally been shifting away from “fortress conservation” — where local people are excluded from the lands they’ve traditionally managed — toward more inclusive approaches. Among these latter approaches are community conservancies, which have been expanding around the world, but have especially gained traction in East Africa.

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September 16, 2021
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Pollution to products? Recycled carbon emissions are coming to consumer shelves

long-forgotten industrial fermentation process is allowing a small share of climate-changing carbon pollution to be turned into household products, with the first items available this year. Backers say the process, known as gas fermentation, uses carbon captured from the air, industrial smokestacks, municipal solid waste or other sources to create "green chemicals" that can be turned into plastics, soaps, fabrics, perfumes and more.

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