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Fewer plastic bags in Australia

In 2018, the two biggest supermarkets in Australia stopped offering plastic bags. At the end of the year, the number of bags used had dropped by 80 percent.

Sanitation saves thousands of lives

India is fighting dangerous infections by building more toilets. According to the WHO, access to sanitation has increased from 40 % to 90 % in just four years.

Denmark is a green role model

While each individual Dane has a large CO2 footprint, Denmark is seen as a world role model when it comes to phasing out fossil fuels, report shows.

Fish snacks help children survive

Cambodia has developed a nutritious fish snack to treat undernourished children. The snack was created in partnership with Copenhagen University and UNICEF.

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During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words.
What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down

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