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In Short: A Lesson On Almost Everything, Episode 85, Sharks
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Episode 85 – Sharks: There are more than 400 species of shark ranging from apex predators like the Hammerhead and Great White to filter feeders like the Whale Shark.
produced by Switch International, in In Short: A Lesson On Almost Everything, Episode 85 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 3 mins
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 143
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A solar power plant in Australia has won an Engineers Australia Award for its pioneering efforts. For the past two decades, solar dishes powered the town of White Cliffs. The power generated was enough to supply 30 homes, the local store, the post office, and the hospital.
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 144
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An information technology company in Gurgaon has built India's greenest building. Whilst green building guidelines have been set up, they are not mandatory. Getting businesses to create greener buildings is the first step in reducing India's vast consumption of energy.
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 145
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In Ghana, rubbish is being recycled and turned into useful everyday items. At ʻTrashybagsʼ, one hundred thousand discarded plastic ice cream and water sachets are recycled every day. The operation now employs almost 300 people from an area of high unemployment, and helps make the streets of Accra cleaner, safer...
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 146
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The house of the future has gone on display in Brussels. Called 'Living Tomorrow' the house has been developed by 50 different companies. In building the US 30 million dollar home, the designers have taken into account safety and sustainability features, as well as the latest gadgets.
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 147
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Recycled materials are being given a new lease of life in Japan, by combining them with real fur trimmings. A local fashion designer has teamed up with a company that manufactures and recycles polyester fabrics to design classically inspired Japanese eco-fashion.
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 148
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Households in Britain are being encouraged to become carbon negative by generating their own energy. To achieve global environmental objectives, the British government is aiming for a target of 15% renewable energy sources by 2012.
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 149
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Increase in the use of concrete, one of the most consumed materials on the planet, is expected to double, as construction in developing nations expands. But with every tonne of concrete, there is also an equal amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere. An Australian company has been developing an eco-friendly cem...
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 150
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Traditionally, surfboards were created from petroleum chemicals extracted from oil. But a new innovation is set to make their production friendlier for the environment. A new eco-board has been designed made from 50% renewable resources. The board, which matches great performance with environmentally credibility,...
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Living Green, Living Green, Episode 151
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New super-thin LCD televisions are the latest trend in the ever-popular digital television market. The new generation of LED TVs emit a sharper picture quality, and consume less energy, but are pricier than current LCD TVs. Global demand for LCD TVs with LED backlights will steadily increase from 3.6 million to ab...
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