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Music festivals go cleaner, greener

Every summer, tens of thousands of people across Australia revel in live outdoor music, staying for a day or pitching their tents for a weekend. When the music dies, however, what's left may be less appealing ...

Mar 03, 2015
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Shale gas in doubt in UK's low-carbon transition

Academics from Warwick Business School and University College London have published an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing economic, ...

Mar 06, 2015
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New rural struggles in platinum areas

The rise in platinum mining by major mining companies in formerly densely populated rural areas has ushered a new wave of rural struggles with rural communities fighting for self-determination and land control. ...

Mar 18, 2015
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Ag-tech startup helps farmers analyze water use

Water usage may be California's No. 1 topic in 2015—and last year and the one before that. As the state enters its fourth year of drought, everyone is seeking new options for monitoring and usage of this ...

Mar 18, 2015
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