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World Environment Day 2009

Held every year on 5 June, World Environment Day is a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) initiative to stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment and enhance political attention and action. The host this year is Mexico, which as an emerging economy faces a whole range of environmental challenges – and, encouragingly, seems to be willing […]

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British Expat Newsletter:
2 April 2008

This week: Earth Day - 24 cities around the world turn their lights off for an hour to highlight the problem of climate change

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Pic of the Week – 5 February 2007 by Pablo González Vargas © 2006 A powerful image from Pablo, who’s based in Mexico. For all society’s (still fairly superficial) attempts to green up its act, there’s still a lot of wasted effort, resource and energy – not least on the television…

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Backpackers and billionaires

"It used to be that backpacking trips to Fiji involved a bus ride from Nadi to Suva, then a ferry to somewhere like Ovalau, Savusavu, Taveuni or Kadavu. No more." The Fijian islands are no longer the preserve of luxury cruise holidaymakers...

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British Expat Newsletter:
11 January 2006

This week: Water - an increasingly scarce resource all over the world.

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