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The world’s first zero-emissions train just completed its successful maiden run in Germany. The train is hydrogen-powered, which means it runs on just steam and condensed water. The Coradia iLint is the world’s only fuel cell passenger train, according to its French makers Alstom, who design environmentally-friendly rail solutions. The passenger-free trial run was completed on […]

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TerraCycle, the company that launched world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle for P&G, now plans to collect around 1000 tons of beach plastic waste globally for recycling purposes. The company has already collected 15 tons of beach plastic in Europe and plans to expand collection efforts to North America and Asia. Brett Stevens, Vice President of material […]

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Despite the government’s repeated efforts to keep air pollution in check, the capital city of China is still grappling with one of the worst pollution levels in the world. Now, officials in Hebei Province, which surrounds Beijing, have decided to create what they call a “Green Necklace” of trees in hopes of clearing the air. […]

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Toyota plans to achieve its environmental targets and reduce carbon emissions drastically by increasing the sale of its fuel-celled vehicles. Toyota Mirai is one such car from the automaker whose sole emission is water vapor. The company has come up with a unique plan to market this zero-emissions car– by installing eco-friendly billboards that literally […]

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RiverBlue: Can Fashion Save the Planet is a hard-hitting documentary that gives an alarming picture of how the textile industry is causing destruction of rivers in Asia. The opening scene of the documentary shows deep magenta waste water spilling into a river in China as the voice of fashion designer and activist Orsola de Castro is […]

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We all know that climate change causes rise in sea levels and is the main reason behind global warming, but do you also know that it is directly linked to the algae bloom in water bodies? Scientists have made a direct connection between an algae bloom in the Arabian Sea, which has blown up to […]

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Indian government is planning to take strict action against expansion or modernization projects that have not obtained prior environment clearance (EC). The Ministry of Environment has also released a notification stating the same. The gazette notification issued on March 14 reads, “In case, the projects or activities requiring prior EC from the concerned Regulatory Authority are […]

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