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Glastonbury Festival’s Reusable Cups Are Helping British Steelmakers

The Glastonbury Festival is to help a beleaguered British industry, the environment, and pint-seeking festival-goers in one fell swoop this summer. The event will buy thousands of reusable pint cups cast out of Sheffield Stainless Steel and manufactured in Birmingham in an effort to cut down on wasteful plastic bottles. Michael Eavis, the 80-year-old farmer…

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How Polluted Is Your Area? Pigeon Air Patrol Will Use Birds To Monitor London Pollution Via Twitter

Ever wondered how polluted your road is? Or how about your local area? Well a new initiative by air-monitoring company Plume Labs is about to give you the answer thanks to a flock of sensor-laden pigeons. Plume Labs Each pigeon will be equipped with a lightweight air pollution sensor. The Pigeon Air Patrol will see…

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WaterAid Debuts ‘Aftershock’ – VR Film Starring Inhabitants Of Nepalese Village Devastated By Earthquake

There’s a red carpet, a big screen and an expectant crowd, to be sure, but that’s where the similarity between this and every other world film premiere ends. For we’re sitting on a remote Nepalese hillside, a colourful sheet sheltering us from the sun, and the villagers have assembled to watch themselves appear in ‘Aftershock’,…

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Michael Moore’s ‘Where To Invade Next’ Asks, What Are Other Countries Doing Better?

For his latest documentary, ‘Where To Invade Next’, Michael Moore has invaded Europe (aka visited a series of countries, cherry-picking their best policies and planting the US flag with the people he admires the most), and discovered some jaw-dropping facts, which he loves and plans to steal to take back to the USA to help make…

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