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A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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Britons Unmoved by Bicycling? Of Course.

The British paper The Guardian came out with an article today titled, “Britons unmoved by pro-cycling campaigns.” It seems that after years of promotion, efforts to get more Britons to bicycle are falling flat. Seriously? Of course they’re falling flat. Just like in the U.S., people won’t start bicycling in large numbers until bicyclists get(…)

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Using Sex Against Environmental Activists?

The undercover police sex scandal in Great Britain is almost unbelievable. According to several published reports, environmental activist groups were infiltrated by undercover police, who then relayed reports to prominent power and energy firms who were being targeted by the activist groups. One of the undercover police favorite tactics appears to have been sleeping with(…)

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Eagle owl spreads across British Isles and divides conservationists

A potential cull of the largest owl in Europe has placed the government at the centre of an increasingly bitter row between conservation groups. There are fears that the eagle owl, a non-native species seen in growing numbers in the British Isles, poses a serious threat to established wildlife. Some groups say the formidable predator(…)

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