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Green walls to fight pollution

They are not only nice to look at, but plants could also help clean up the polluted air in our cities. In Lyon, one of France’s largest and most polluted cities, tests have...

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Recycling tyres: road to success

Eco-innovation is a real opportunity for entrepreneurs. Eco-businesses employ a total of 3.4 million people across Europe. This week, Business Planet takes a trip to Croatia for a closer look at a very...

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EU mulls underground storage for CO2 emissions

The EU is investigating how storing polluting greenhouse gas underground could help slash CO2 emissions. Carbon Capture and Storage traps and separates carbon dioxide from industry sources before it is compressed and injected...

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Green Concrete under construction

It is all around us. But most of the time, you can’t see it. And there is a good reason why scientists are currently focusing their research efforts on it. “Concrete is one...

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Sea fuel

It’s a bright sunny day off the south-west coast of Ireland. A team of local marine researchers have taken their boat out to check on their seaweed farm. The algae they planted just...

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Mopping up oil spills

In Slovenia scientists are testing a new material which is thought to be able to absorb more than 99% of oil spilled on the water. The material they are testing, inside booms, is...

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New technology for old houses

Traditional wooden farmhouses like those in Appensell, are iconically Swiss, but every year around 30 of them are demolished because it is so difficult to renovate them to modern standards. But a European...

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Vitoria-Gasteiz is Spain’s green pioneer

In the north of Spain, there is a wetland that might seem like many others. Except these lakes that are dominated by bizarre structures have been created from scratch just two kilometres from...