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Is your life environmentally friendly? If not, maybe it could be with some help from Green Pepper, the environmental and eco-living blog. This is an environmental blog that covers all bases, from news on communities and companies across the world, and what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprints, to how businesses and households could improve their environmental health.

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Electric Car Sales Increase By 100% In EU

Sales of electric cars in the European Union doubled in 2013 and this increase was aided by the release of new models. According to Totally Electric Cars, this means there is now 1 electric car sold for every 250 conventional vehicles; this indicates a change in the way we drive though obviously there is a huge amount of work still be done.

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QuizTrail the unique outdoor quiz app

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QuizTrail www.quiztrail.com, the unique outdoor quiz app, and EcoTales, the not-for-profit environmental production company have launched a series of London-based urban wildlife adventures. The first two trails “Enchanted and Wild in Bushy Park” and “Urban Wanderings with Warthogs and Wild Surprises” in Regents Park are now up on the QuizTrail website ready for you to download to your phone and explore.

Using the QuizTrail app

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Christeyns Vehicle Donated to Local Cycle Charity

Christeyns Vehicle Donated to Local Cycle Charity

Bradford laundry and chemical manufacturing company Christeyns has donated one of its ex-works vehicles to local charity Cycle-re-Cycle after a practical demonstration on bicycle maintenance by the charity’s John Coulton.

The charity recovers old bicycles and gives them a new lease of life, as chair Chris Evans from the Thornhill Road, Bradford base explained: “We can usually refurbish old cycles and make them useful again,

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Marine Conservation Society launches registration for the ‘Great British Beach Clean’

The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), says recent figures showing the highest amounts of litter on British beaches in twenty years have prompted it to launch a mass beach participation event ‘The Great British Beach Clean’. The charity is looking for volunteers to put their names forward in July, ready to make this the biggest event of its kind in September.

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Longest-known terrestrial migration of wildlife in Africa

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According to WWF, researchers have documented the longest-known terrestrial migration of wildlife in Africa – up to several thousand zebra covering a distance of 500km (more than 300 miles).

Using GPS collars on eight adult Plains zebra ( Equus quagga) , WWF and Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), in collaboration with Elephants Without Borders (EWB) and Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks,

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Marine Conversation Society Enlisting Volunteers For ‘Great British Beach Clean’

Marine Conversation Society Enlisting Volunteers For ‘Great British Beach Clean’

Marine Conversation Society Enlisting Volunteers For ‘Great British Beach Clean’

The Marine Conversation Society, the top marine charity in the UK, stated that new figures show that British beaches have more litter on than now than they have in the past two decades. As a result they have launched a new event called ‘The Great British Beach Clean’ to help bring awareness to

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Clothes For Charity Wants To Stop Filling Landfills With Clothes

Clothes For Charity Issues Call To End Clothing Waste in Landfill

Clothes For Charity Wants To Stop Filling Landfills With Clothes

After a number of high-profile retailers joined forces to reduce the amount of clothing waste in the UK, Clothes for Charity is urging those desperate to get rid of some of their old garments to donate them to a good cause and minimise the clothing waste that ends up in landfill.

More than 350,000

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Record illegal ivory destruction planned by Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government plans to burn 28 tonnes of confiscated ivory beginning on Thursday – welcomed by WWF and TRAFFIC. The upcoming burn of illegal ivory is the largest destruction of seized ivory on record.

Hong Kong is a major transit hub and end-use market for illegal ivory and is ranked fifth in the world in ivory seizures. Enforcement efforts to intercept illegal ivory

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‘Spawn to be Wild’ project using baby eels to teach children about challenges facing our wildlife

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An exciting new learning project called ‘SPAWN TO BE WILD’ funded by Bristol Water and run by Avon Wildlife Trust, brings baby eels that have already travelled over 4,000 miles from the mysterious Sargasso Sea into North Somerset schools.

Schoolchildren  from Yatton Junior School and St Andrew’s Primary in Congresbury , as well as Wrington Primary Schools will be carefully nurturing the baby eels, known

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Insight into Sustainable Living from New Furniture Book

Insight into Sustainable Living from New Furniture Book

Tristan Titeux the master craftsman is proudly announcing the release of his newest masterpiece debut book ‘Furniture for the Future: How what you buy can change the world’ . The book explains more about the authors’ insightful opinions on healthy living, sustainability, furniture and everything that would help the reader to enhance his or her way of

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