Beaches to be cleaned for tourists
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Beaches to be cleaned for tourists

Clean-up campaigners have pledged to ensure international tourists are not put off by claims that Welsh beaches suffer from above-average levels of litter. A  Marine Conservation Society (MCS) survey found the amount of litter on Welsh beaches to be almost double the UK average which could deter overseas visitors. But Keep Wales Tidy (KWT) disputes the claims and says all the … Continue reading

Wales to welcome universal phone chargers
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Wales to welcome universal phone chargers

“We support initiatives which help to prevent or reduce waste and improve the environmental impact of products. Waste electronic product is an important and growing waste stream, so the standardization of mobile phone chargers would be a helpful development,” said a spokesperson from the Welsh Environmental Services Association (WESA). Communications manager of Cynnal Cymru – … Continue reading

Fracking within nature reserves drills into Europe’s eco nerve
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Fracking within nature reserves drills into Europe’s eco nerve

While former Wales football captain Vinnie Jones joined an anti-fracking campaign with the National Trust last week to raise awareness of the protection of the country’s National Parks; the general concerns about the environmental implications of fracking are growing across all of Western Europe. Scientists agree that nature reserves and National Parks are particularly vulnerable … Continue reading

Welsh universities are to cut energy for sustainability
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Welsh universities are to cut energy for sustainability

Six Welsh universities are due to take part in a competition to save energy and promoted sustainability on their campuses by cutting energy to their facilities for 48 hours. Cardiff University will take part in the competition called “Blackout Wales 2014” on 21 March. The competition aims to save energy and promote sustainability around several … Continue reading