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Archive For April 30, 2020

Demand for Fenland’s waste collections soar – and five things residents can do to help

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New figures reveal that waste and recycling collected from Fenland homes has shot up by 17% since coronavirus lockdown measures were introduced.

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Norfolk farm fights climate change and impact of Brexit by rewilding

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More than 1,000 acres of farmland are being given back to nature in a bid to boost biodiversity and cut carbon emissions.

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The essential travel assistant that could guide us out of lockdown

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The essential travel assistant that could guide us out of lockdown

Image: You. Smart. Thing. Covid-19 Essential Travel Assistant. A virtual travel assistant that can help users make socially distanced journeys – including when travelling on public transport – could help us as we emerge from lockdown. So says Janet Wang, an alumna of this department, who is working with Birmingham-based travel management company You. Smart….

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Councils told to get ready to re-open recycling centres

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Councils are being asked to plan the organised re-opening of household waste recycling sites.

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When will Suffolk waste and recycling centres open?

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Bosses at Suffolk’s waste and recycling centres have confirmed they are not yet in a position to open, despite plans in other parts of the country for closures to be eased.

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When will the household waste recycling centres reopen in Cambridgeshire?

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Cambridgeshire County Council has been discussing the desire to reopen ‘tips’ – and the challenges of doing so.

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Climate Change: The Board Game

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Climate Change: The Board Game

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Earth Day 2020: A new age of Arctic science discovery – the AI way

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Earth Day 2020: A new age of Arctic science discovery – the AI way

When we see news reports on climate change on our TV, they are often accompanied by footage of a polar bear walking over the icy Arctic landscape. But the Arctic …

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University of Cambridge study finds link between high levels of air pollution and deadlier cases of Covid-19

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Researchers at MRC Toxicology Unit release preliminary findings.

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Air pollution could lead to more virus deaths, Cambridge study claims

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Areas with higher air pollution levels appear to have also registered more coronavirus-related deaths

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