UK – GBRI
 

In order to tackle the plastic waste crisis, UK decided to levy a five-pence fee for plastic shopping bags back in 2015. And it seems the move has proved to be a great success as the country’s seven biggest retailers – Asda, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative Group, Tesco and Waitrose – have announced that their […]

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Badger culling is practiced in England to control the spread of tuberculosis in cattle. This year’s annual cull resulted in the killing of more than 32,000 badgers. It should be noted that badgers fall under protected species and therefore, minimum and maximum cull targets are set. However, in all but one case, the initial targets were […]

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In yet another milestone for wind power generation in Scotland, the wind turbines generated enough power in the month of October to meet 98% of the country’s electricity demands. The amount of renewable wind energy produced by the turbines was enough to power almost five million homes. WWF Scotland’s senior director Dr Sam Gardner said: “What […]

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Heatwaves gripping the UK in the past few years proved to be deadly for people who were not prepared for the sweltering conditions. Now a Met report has revealed that heatwaves in the UK are lasting twice as long as they did 50 years ago. Not just that, ice days are disappearing and tropical nights are […]

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