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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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Snow leopard as face of renewable plastic credit card chosen by WWF-UK supporters

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of MBNA’s partnership with WWF-UK (formerly World Wide Fund for Nature), which has generated contributions of over £13 million for the benefit of nature, a new ‘first to market’ renewable credit card featuring the endangered snow leopard has been launched.

The new credit card is the only contactless card in the UK made from renewable plastic. This will be a

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Pressure on Australia on promise to restore the Great Barrier Reef

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has voted to maintain pressure on Australia to deliver on its promise to restore the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

Today’s reef decision requires Australia to deliver “effective and sustained protection” of the reef from threats including reckless industrialization and pollution. Australia is required to provide a first report on progress in

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Animals Yeah Yeah’s Exclusive New T-Shirt Designs


We would love to see if any of our super fun animal T shirts could be of interest to you.

Whether it’s:

The ethical and environmental side to the manufacturing of the T shirts,

The fact that with each T shirt sold £1 goes to one of 3 small animal charities,

Or that the T shirts are fun, fashionable and great quality, we hope that

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Earthrace Conservation on behalf of Empty the Tanks

Saturday 6 June is the 3rd annual Empty the Tanks initiative which this year will see 64 events taking place in 20 countries around the world including two in the UK in London and Manchester.

Thousands of British travel companies contribute to the sad lives of captive whales and dolphins in marine parks around the world by continuing to sell packages millions of British tourists

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Southern Ecological Solutions on Destruction of Nightingale Site


Leading ecological and arboricultural consultancy, Southern Ecological Solutions, have commented on the recent news regarding a landowner who has been accused of ‘destroying’ a habitat for rare birds.

Local residents and conservationists in the local area of Romsey have claimed that the destruction of a former gravel pit will be bad news for nightingales. The rare birds are due to return to the UK this

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Last Pole Collecting Crucial Scientific Data from World’s First Arctic Expedition

Jim McNeill in Resolute Bay

The Last Pole expedition, running from February to June 2016, combines an unprecedented polar journey with a crucial scientific mission. Team members will measure the way in which sea ice is breaking up – something which we know very little about.

It will be led by Jim McNeill, one of the world’s most experienced and respected explorers, who is recruiting ordinary people for the 800

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New survey reveals UK homes storing junk hoard worth £259 billion

UK Junk Mountain map

UK households are wasting £259 billion worth of space storing junk, according to new research from Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal company. Combined, this junk mountain of useless and discarded items would cover 48.7 square miles, an area greater than the size of Edinburgh.

UK Junk Mountain map

Clearabee‘s survey, which was conducted by research consultancy Populus, has revealed that the average UK home

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Airedale Chemical’s New ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign

Vinnie Magee and Karen Waddington with the baling machine

Chemical manufacturing firm, Airedale Chemical, has initiated a recycling development which has seen it send zero waste to landfill since March 2015.

Its first green move was to invest £3,700 in a baling machine which crushes down waste and packages it for easier collection and transportation by its recycling company.

The Airedale Chemical ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign is the brainchild of health and safety advisor,

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How to Prepare Pallets for DIY Projects

We all know that pallets can be used to ship goods. They are practical and efficient for transport but what about the used units? Before you decide to throw away perfectly good pallets, consider reusing them in creative projects.

You may be surprised how many impressive things you can build with old pallets. However, before starting any project you should remember that some used pallets

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Naturetrek exclusive truly amazing wildlife cruises

Travelling by boat on an expedition voyage, away from people, roads and cities, allows privileged access to some of the world’s very best wildlife spectacles.

The UK’s leading wildlife operator, Naturetrek, offers an unrivalled, carefully devised selection of exclusive charter cruises across the globe, guided by expert naturalists.

The following 2015 cruises still have availability:

An Alaskan Voyage – Whales, Bears & Glaciers, 14 days

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