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Denmark opens the world's first supermarket that only sells expired food

Fighting against food waste is something that is being fought in many places. A few days ago we were talking about “Fruta Imperfeita”, a Brazilian startup that sells fruits and vegetables with “factory” defects in their format or color and, although they are just as tasty and nutritious, they are discarded by the industry because they do not fit the aesthetic standard required for sale.
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Your old CDs could purify the waste water and make it completely drinkable

By Romina Bevilacqua "Disks are cheap and can be found easily anywhere," said project principal investigator Din Ping Tsai, a physicist at National Taiwan University, in a press release. "About 20 billion discs are manufactured each year, so the use of old discs for water treatment could become the way to reduce the ecological damage that they cause."
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Cigarette butts as sound insulators

Days ago we shared an article about cigarette butts as one of the biggest pollutants on the planet. Now a possible solution has been discovered to reduce their impact, reuse them as insulators. From the University of Extremadura, Spain, it has been shown that cigarette butts can be excellent as insulators and replace materials for construction.
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May 22, 2011. International Day for Forest Biological Diversity

By Ricardo Bruno Ojeda This year 2011 will be dedicated to Forest Biological Diversity, the biological diversity of forests refers to all forms of life found in forests, including trees, plants, animals, fungi and microorganisms, and their roles In nature. The greatest threat to biological diversity is the destruction of ecosystems (forests, wetlands, coral reefs, lakes, coastal mangroves), due to causes that have their origin in human actions, including ongoing climate change, a disorder that constitutes the main challenge for the survival of the human species, together with the existence of nuclear weapons.
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SEEDS Common good or corporate property?

Eight organizations from Latin America came together to make the documentary “Seeds, Common good or corporate property?”, A production that brings together the experiences and struggles of the movements for the defense of Creole and native seeds in Latin America from Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil , Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Colombia and Guatemala.
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In a country of cars, bicycles rule

Not by chance, bicycles in the Netherlands are protagonists in urban mobility in the country. Thus, with 26 of all city trips made on bicycles, the Netherlands is the world leader in promoting bicycles. That is why we must learn a lot from this small country. BICYCLES IN THE NETHERLANDS WIN PRECONCEPT In many countries of the world, bicycles used as a means of urban transport are not well regarded or classified.
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