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AP (June 20, 2014) — The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. (June 20) Video provided by AP
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Taiwan Turns Plastic Junk Into Wearable Goods

AFP (Mar. 1, 2013) — Some 40 people stand ankle-deep in used plastic bottles in the yard of a recycling station in Taipei, stamping them flat in the first step of a process that will transform the junk into usable goods.
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