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Imagining the future of water

The world needs water. By 2030, the global population is expected to reach 8.5 billion and the human race could face a 40% water shortfall. With more than 70% of our mining operations located in water-stressed areas, how will Anglo American adapt to this changing reality, and how can we best work with other water…
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Working group formed to look at sustainable transport

A working group has been created to assess the current state of sustainable transport provision in and around Alnwick. The building of the new high school, which started earlier this year and is due to open in 2016, is set to change the town’s layout and such alterations provide the opportunity to look to how…
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5 more ways to pack your kids a more sustainable lunch

  1. Think seasonally Buying seasonally is often more cost-effective, but is also goes hand-in-hand with the goal of buying local. If asparagus isn’t in season where you live, that usually means it’s coming from somewhere so far away they have different weather. Changing what you pack for lunch with the season can also help…
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5 ways to pack your kids a more sustainable lunch

The modern mantra of convenience has some pretty serious costs, and this trade-off can all too often be found tucked away in lunch boxes and backpacks. Although throwing together a meal of pre-made packets is quick and easy, it results in a pile of trash and comes with a heavy helping of carbon emissions. But…
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Māori innovators use hemp as sustainable building material

The East Coast Hemp Organisation (E.C.H.O), is a company launched by four young Māori innovators based in Hawke's Bay that are turning Hemp into houses. With only 12 weeks for Hemp to mature compared to 25 years for Pine, they see it as the way forward in New Zealand. Hemp is refined into products such…
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