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Anti-Bacterial Agent Harmful to Environment

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March 31, 2012
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A government study has found that a common anti-bacterial agent found in everything from toothpaste to toys is harmful to the environment, but safe for humans.


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Deutsche Welle (Apr. 22, 2013) — From household waste to old electronic parts - India's refuse problem has reached alarming proportions. The rag pickers of Delhi sift through rubbish dumps with their bare hands in the search for electronic waste that they can resell. The process is harmful both to the individuals involved and the environment. A German-Indian project aims to relieve the situation.
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Russian Scientists Find New Life Under Antarctic Ice

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Brazil: Firefighting When Fighting Fire Amounts to Fighting Climate Change

Brazil: Firefighting When Fighting Fire Amounts to Fighting Climate Change

Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) — The Cerrado is burning - frequently and ferociously. Huge swathes of Brazil's forests and savannah's have gone up in flames. With the help of German funding, firefighter teams are doing their best with state-of-the-art technology to salvage what is left of this unique region. Every fire that's put out helps protect the environment: The Cerrado stores enormous amounts of carbon dioxide. The International Climate Initiative - a program launched by the German Environment Ministry - is supporting fire management in the afflicted regions with 8.5 million euros.
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Kyrgyzstan: Free from the State Power Grid

Kyrgyzstan: Free from the State Power Grid

Deutsche Welle (May 28, 2012) — The Central Asian state's high mountains are flecked with glaciers and snowfields. Climate change is causing them to melt faster. Mudslides and floods are threatening the population and its power supply. The country is responding to the new challenge with an awareness-raising campaign. And the sun is being harnessed as a clean and reliable energy source. Hospitals in the country are installing solar panels to cut their reliance on harmful diesel generators during power cuts.
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