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Environment: Ecobrick artwork to highlight plastic use
…If your bin is often overflowing with plastic bags and food wrappers, how about using them to build a wall or make furniture instead? Made entirely from plastic, ecobricks are bottles filled with tightly packed non-recyclable bags. Now a…


Five things people can do for a 'healthier environment'
… to help the environment. These included looking at food, transport and how homes…


Brexit: Wales sets out environment protection plans
… to maintaining and enhancing existing standards. But a 12-week consultation Environmental… breaches of environmental law should be investigated in future. Nature groups have… - known as the Office for Environmental Protection. New environmental watchdog to get…


'No decision' on post-Brexit environment body for NI
… an independent environmental protection agency to Northern Ireland post-Brexit… will establish an Office of Environmental Protection. Its role as an independent body… it was now working on was the remit of the Office of Environmental Protection in Northern…


'Piranhas' found in Doncaster fishing lake
…, assistant director of environment at Doncaster Council, said: "Given the natural habitat… by the Environment Agency. A spokesman said: "Piranhas are not native to England and do… they are quite popular. Source: BBC Science/Environment Follow BBC Yorkshire on Facebook…


China bans three marathon cheat runners for life
… kinds of cheats in marathons "in order to build a healthy and clean environment


Environment in multiple crises - report
… sustainable energy sources. "The Environment Bill will also create a new environmental… of the environmental crisis facing the Earth, a report claims. The think-tank IPPR says human… says these factors are "driving a complex, dynamic process of environmental


Fresh bid to tackle growing 'heritage crime'
… attack, with another reported in August 2015. Historic Environment Scotland… environment."…


Quiz: Are your clothes damaging the environment?
…Ten questions about our fashion habits Pictures from Getty Images. Follow the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme on Facebook and Twitter - and see more of our stories here .…


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