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Australia Climate Report

The Climate Council of Australia released its report containing shocking (and some relieving) facts. This report was released before last week, when Australia were ranked third-last in Climate Change performance by Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe, released at the Paris

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Last Week Highlights: Grant to promote Culture and Sport in South African schools

South Africa might just be benefited more in the field of sports, with the Motsepe Foundation donating R117 million to the Department of Basic Education for promoting sporting and cultural competitions. The amount will be paid over a period of

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How to prepare a compost

Though some people might laugh it away as common knowledge, some of us are still not aware about the art of composting. Some of us are not aware of the fact that we can dispose off our food wastes in

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Last week’s highlights: Northern White Rhino on the verge of extinction

The Northern White Rhino is closer to extinction than any other endangered species left on this planet. In this phase of mass extinction, where we have lost more than 50 per cent of our species in the last forty years,

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State of Electric Cars around the World This December

With the new Nissan Leaf model expected to hit the roads in 2016, the future of electric car seems brighter than ever before. Not only do they offer a great ride, the reduction in emissions is surely helping the planet.

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Last week highlights: Canada most educated nation

According to an Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development report (OECD), the country that possesses the maximum number of college graduates (those with a Bachelor’s degree) is Canada. Here are a few important numbers that throw a light on how

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Last Week Highlights: Tie-ups between universities from China and Singapore

The family of a late real estate magnate, Ng Teng Fong, decided to strengthen the educational ties between the two countries. The family donated $33 million to sponsor bilateral programs between three sets each including a Singapore as well as

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8 reasons why LED lighting has a bright future

LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting is the in-thing. Not only does it save you money on the electricity bill, it is a far more environment-friendly option than incandescent bulbs, and saves you money in the long run. Newly built traffic

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Last week highlights: Argentina to generate 8% of its energy through renewables by 2017

Argentina has set itself a somewhat realistic target of generating 8% of all their energy through renewable sources. According to a legislation passed by the chamber of duties during October end, solar, wind and hydro power sources shall make up

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