Issue 11 • Dec. 2017

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  • Front cover

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  • Contents

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  • Editar's letter

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  • World news

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  • Unscientific method: Environment research is under attack from within

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  • Reasserting internet sovereignty would help fight online crime, police chief declares

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  • The gallery bloodhound takes to the track

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  • Eco-tourism prevents death of paradise

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  • The graphic: The Louvre Abu Dhabi

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  • The need for lithium is fuelling a new commodity cycle

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  • The measure of Lego house

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  • Your letters

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  • Will the fourth industrial revolution be driven by STEAM?

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  • The biggest picture: Suchanatda Kaewsa-ngas

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  • Recycling waste

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    “MOST PRIMARY school children know all about the waste hierarchy: reduce, reuse, recycle,” says Dr Christine Cole, an academic from Nottingham Trent University who researches what happens to the stuff the UK throws away. “However, we've been misled into thinking recycling is the most important part.” From their earliest years, children are entreated to recycle — there is even an episode of ‘Peppa ... View full abstract»

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  • This used to be a dump…

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    TRAINS ON the Shoeburyness to Fenchurch Street railway line in the English county of Essex pass numerous grassy hillocks set amidst the flat estuary landscape. These are not Iron Age forts or geological features but mountains of municipal, commercial and household refuse capped off with a clay ‘pie crust’ and grassed over to disguise their unseemly past. View full abstract»

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  • London's super-sewer: Light at the end of the tunnel?

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    BENEATH LONDON lies an engineering marvel few of the city's inhabitants stop to consider despite relying on it whenever they flush their toilets. Fewer still have ever seen it. View full abstract»

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  • The power of poo

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    The Bureau of Environmental Services for Portland has a great system in place to make the most of its waste. The city's sewage is usually decomposed into methane gas, which is captured by their wastewater plants and turned into energy and electricity. Yet there are now plans to partner up with Northwest Natural Gas and sell the remaining converted effluent as a substitute for diesel fuel for cars,... View full abstract»

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  • Design to last

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    WHETHER THE BRIEF for the engineering and design teams is to be green, eco-friendly or sustainable in their work, there's a lack of definition of what that actually means. It has long been the case that companies have used trees, leaves, pandas et al on their packaging to enhance their green credentials. The most common refer to what can be recycled while others demonstrate adherence to some guide... View full abstract»

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  • Can you tell what I'm wearing?

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    FASHION IS fluid and dynamic, and the clothing industry is always looking for the next big thing, with new interpretations, materials and textures introduced to the public every season. One of the fastest-growing trends is recycled clothing. View full abstract»

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  • Man-made miners

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    LANDFILL SITES might one day be able to be mined for valuable metals using genetically engineered slugs or repurposed microorganisms, scientists pressing for the commercialisation of synthetic biology say. View full abstract»

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  • What happens

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    Alternatives to traditional body disposal methods might seem offbeat, but many people believe that ‘greener’ ways to deal with our mortal remains will appeal to generations concerned about managing their eco-profiles post mortem. View full abstract»

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  • Say no to hard hats and oily spanners

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  • Interview Iain Gray

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  • The Gallary: Ballet calls the toons

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