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Green Beauty

In the second of our series on keeping your skin and body healthy, we focus on green beauty. Why go green? Our skin is the largest organ of your body and research has also shown that chemicals can be absorbed

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Whale Hunting

Find out about the effects of whale hunting on the environment and how you can support the international ban. A brief history Whale hunting first became a profitable industry in the 15th century. At the time, whales were killed for

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Environment Day

It’s nearly World Environment Day! Find out what people are doing to help out. World Environment Day Every year on 5th June, people from around the world gather together for World Environment Day (WED). It’s an event that creates both public and

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Ethical Eating

Have you ever thought about what it takes to get food to the supermarket? If not, find out about ethical eating. What is it? When you buy food, do you ever think about where it has come from or how

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Sea Life

Pollution affects many seas and oceans around the world. Find out what is happening in the water and ways to help. Why should we care? Sea pollution doesn’t just affect seas and oceans, but the 8,000 different marine animals and

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Endangered Species

The number of endangered species is rising. Find out about which animals are threatened with extinction and the organisations that are tackling the problem. What is an endangered species? A species becomes endangered when its population is low or when

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Extreme Weather

In recent years the UK has been hit with some crazy forms of weather. Here are some extreme cases. Mega heat wave In August 2003, England and the rest of Europe were hit with the hottest heatwave ever recorded. In

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The G20

Youth reporter Joe Rowley tells us about the G20 Summit and how the blogosphere could help spread the word about it. What is the G20? The G20 was established in 1999 and brings together 20 of the most powerful figures

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Video Ban

Have you notice that you can’t watch some of your favourite music videos on YouTube anymore? Find out why and who will be affected. YouTube YouTube is the third most visited site on the net, behind its parent company Google and

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Social Enterprise

Social enterprises help make a positive change in people’s lives. Here’s some successful ones. What is it? A social enterprises’ main goal is to tackle social and environmental need and aims for equal economic power and a sustainable society. Social

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