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Louise Fitzgerald

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Ice cubes being harvested from ancient glacier

“The World’s Most Wanted Ice Cube” – that’s the tagline of Svaice, a Norwegian company proposing to make ice cubes out of Norway’s second-largest...

Costa Rica: a model of renewable energy for the future?

Costa Rica is famous for its waterfalls and stunning beaches, now it is also a world leader in renewable energy use. The Costa Rican...

Fukushima: food forensics

Four years after the Fukushima disaster there are still fears amongst the Japanese public about the safety of food grown in the Tohuku region. It...

The Eiffel Tower gets a green upgrade

The Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks is also now one of the greenest after the installation of two wind turbines...

Transport workers unaware of wildlife smugglers methods

Wildlife crime has long been a problem in international trade, but a summit in Bangkok this week revealed that front-line transport workers have very...

Scotland declares indefinite fracking ban

Scotland recently declared an indefinite ban on fracking. The moratorium applies to all planning consents for unconventional oil and gas extraction north of the...