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Wednesday October 07, 2009

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10 Tips to Help Prevent Tropical Rainforest Deforestation

Rainforest ImageEvery hour over ten thousand people are born in different parts of the world that’s three humans every second. The human population has now reached over 6 billion and is predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050, stabilizing at some point in the future between 9 to 12 million. This phenomenal increase in humans has brought about large scale changes to the biosphere and atmosphere as humans rush to claim the earths finite resources... Read More »

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Earth Pilgrim (4 of 6)

In this unique BBC 2 Natural World documentary Resurgence Editor Satish Kumar reflects on our connection to our natural environment. Using the traditional English landscape of Dartmoor as his natural muse he offers a very Indian perspective through the changing seasons.
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Walk to School October 2009

The theme of Walk to School Month is health, specifically the growing problem of childhood obesity.

The Walk to School Campaign is run by the charity Living Streets with funding from Department for Transport and the BIG Lottery fund. It asks parents, pupils and teachers to think about their journey to and from school and the many benefits of making it on foot.

About 50% of children don't walk to school regularly and more and more pupils are being driven to school in a car. This trend is contributing to reduced physical activity and increased childhood obesity, urban congestion and air pollution.

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