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Total ban on plastics 'could damage environment'
environmental damage, a team of academics have claimed. Green campaigners have called… rely on now with?" Analysis by Kevin Keane, BBC Scotland environment correspondent…


France protests: Will the environment be the true victim of the fuel-tax riots?
… or fuel tax," François Gemenne, a lecturer in environmental geopolitics at Paris's… over the last few weeks, it could be other countries where environmental policies… towards the environment. So why fight against a policy designed to combat carbon…


'Miss Environment': The 11-year-old girl 'saving Lagos'
… about environmental issues. Misimi told BBC Minute "some adults… are not environmentally responsible" so "she's on a mission to save Lagos".…Misimi Isimi, aka "Miss Environment", is an 11-year-old environmentalist…


Climate change: How your duvet can help the environment
… and Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The summit brings together 200 leaders from business…


UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row
…UN environment chief Erik Solheim has resigned amid a row over his travel… for 529 out of 668 days. It said this harmed the reputation of UN Environment - a body…" to monitor this travel. Mr Solheim, a Norwegian former environment minister, says he has…


New support for families in justice system in Aberdeen
… working in the court environment, including sheriffs, solicitors and social work staff…


Warrenpoint Port cancels plans to dump dredged material
… areas in Carlingford Lough because of the potential environmental impact. It said… a report setting out the potential environmental impact and any mitigation measures… as breeding sites for seabirds. The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) also…


Five products you didn't know were harming the environment
… getting on the housing ladder , it is also bad for the environment. The Water… on the environment in some parts of the world. In Costa Rica, one of the world's largest… of pesticides, which can also be harmful for the environment. Shampoo Palm oil is one…


Rare Slavonian grebe spotted in Welsh nature reserve
…. Sightings in north Wales are rare. Tony Thomas, lead member environment at Denbighshire…


Cwm Taf health board monitoring Interserve situation
… staff changing area, a new car park as well as an "enhanced environment" for staff…