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Ivorians Seek Compensation for Dumping of Cargo of Toxic Waste

Ivorians Seek Compensation for Dumping of Cargo of Toxic Waste

AFP (Apr. 22, 2015) Thousands of people say they are still waiting for compensation after the dumping in 2006 of a cargo of toxic waste. Video provided by AFP
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Pee-Power Toilet to Light Up Disaster Zones

Pee-Power Toilet to Light Up Disaster Zones

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2015) Students and staff are being asked to use a prototype urinal to 'donate' urine to fuel microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power lighting. The developers hope the pee-power technology will light toilet cubicles in refugee camps, where women are often at risk of assault in poorly lit sanitation areas. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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People Need to Buy Electric Cars: Renault CEO

People Need to Buy Electric Cars: Renault CEO

AFP (Apr. 20, 2015) Renault's CEO says it is in everybody's interest for electric cars to be developed in China, the largest automobile market, as the world's car manufacturers meet for the Shanghai Auto Show. Duration: 01:09 Video provided by AFP
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Gulf Scarred, Resilient 5 Years After BP Spill

Gulf Scarred, Resilient 5 Years After BP Spill

AP (Apr. 17, 2015) Five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, splotches of oil still dot the seafloor and wads of tarry petroleum-smelling material hide in pockets in the marshes of Barataria Bay. (April 17) Video provided by AP
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