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Green plants reduce city street pollution up to 8 times more than previously believed

Michael Bernstein EurekAlert Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce levels of two of the most worrisome air pollutants by eight times more than previously believed, a new study has found. A report … Continue reading

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Making Money – Greece

SBS Journeyman Pictures July 2012 While political parties bitterly debate Greece’s future in the eurozone, locals are finding their own solutions – one that doesn’t rely on the Euro at all. Could the people of Volos have found the answer? … Continue reading

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Economic refugees flee Sydney for NYC

Brigid Delaney Sydney Morning Herald I finish my delicious, very large chicken and salad sandwich ($5), before taking the train ($2.25) home to my massive apartment ($400 a week), stopping off on the way at a bar to meet some … Continue reading

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England Swings – UK

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures With the Olympics just around the corner, not every Londoner is accepting the runaway hyperbole surrounding the city’s big sporting carnival. We take a look at both sides of the debate raging in the capital. “No … Continue reading

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Sydney City Council’s ‘Don’t Buy New’ campaign

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Patricia Forsyth from the Sydney Chamber of Commerce about the initiative. Listen to the podcast

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Woman Sues City of Tulsa For Cutting Down Her Edible Garden

Lori Fullbright News On 6 TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa woman is suing the city’s code enforcement officers after she said they cut down her garden with no cause. Denise Morrison said she has more than 100 plant varieties in … Continue reading

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Clouds of Secrecy

BBC The groundbreaking UK television documentary – Clouds of Secrecy – exclusively reveals details of formerly classified UK Government Biological Warfare public area experiments. In particular the documentary reveals how, during 1963 and 1964, scientists from the UK Government’s Chemical … Continue reading

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Gang Stigmata – Honduras

Journeyman Pictures May 2012 In the Honduran barrios crime carries a permanent stigma – gang members are indelibly tattooed with their histories of violence. Desperate to escape their past, some have begun a painful path to rehabilitation. Gang activity has … Continue reading

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New study: Amish prove raw milk promotes health in children

Rady Ananda Food Freedom News An international team of researchers recently confirmed that children who drink fresh milk – unprocessed and unpasteurized – have a better immune response to allergens and are far less likely to develop asthma. Researchers from … Continue reading

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The Almighty’s Dollar – Italy

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures April 2012 Italians are buckling up for very bleak ride into economic gloom and many are asking if everyone is paying their way. Even the previously untouchable Catholic Church’s finances are finally under scrutiny. “Something like … Continue reading

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