Rescuing Dinosaur Trees, helping older renters and free sanitary products for students
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In Australia, a Secret Mission has helped to rescue the endangered Dinosaur Trees from Bushfires, a company has helped older renters meet landlords of a similar age and students across the UK have received free sanitary products.
Specialist firefighters rescue ‘Dinosaur trees’ from Australia’s bushfires in a secret mission
The Wollemi Pines – a pre-historic species more commonly known as ‘dinosaur trees’ – have been saved from Australia’s bushfires in a secret operation led by expert firefighters.
‘Silver Sharers’ matches older renters with landlords
A new website allows perspective older tenants to find landlords of a similar age.
This week, students across England will receive free sanitary products in schools
The government’s campaign to tackle period poverty launches this week across all schools and colleges across England.
Experts suggest that cervical cancer could be eradicated in England
NHS England has said that the combination of vaccinations and HPV screenings, which will now test every woman for HPV, could potentially eliminate the disease.
China clamps down on single-use plastic with major campaign
Single-use plastic is one of China’s biggest environmental problems, and these landmark changes will seek to tackle this by increasing restrictions on producing, selling and using these products.
A unique home in Tokyo has been constructed from environmentally friendly volcanic ash
Architects from the Japanese firm Atelier Tekuto have invented a 100 percent renewable concrete material using volcanic ash, of which there is an abundance in a southern island.
A colony of ‘Near Threatened’ Penguins has been discovered on a remote Argentinian island
The discovery by WCS researchers comes as very good news as the total population of the Magellanic penguin has seen a steep decline in previous years.
The Spanish company with the four-day working week
The new timetable implemented by Software Delsol, in the southern city of Jaén, maintains previous salaries and aims to boost productivity
The companies counteracting the plastic problem with compostable and edible packaging
Plastic packaging can be hard to cut back on, but scientists and manufacturers are evolving methods to tackle the crisis from the root of the problem.