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The UK government has called for experts to help it develop standards for bioplastic and biodegradable plastic, amid rising concern over greenwashing.
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When photographer Kentaro Takahashi lost his maternal grandfather, he decided to start documenting his paternal grandparents who he had never kept in regular contact with. Delving into his family’s history and, in turn, that of Japan throughout the 20th Century, the resulting work is a shining example of the value of family photography.
New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacy
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