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60 Bitcoin fans arrested in Bolivia 

The financial authorities in Bolivia have arrested 60 people for teaching other people how to invest in Bitcoins. The financial supervisory authority of the rather underdeveloped South American country bans any currency other than the boliviano and describes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as pyramid schemes People arrested for teaching other citizens how to invest in virtual currency in...

‘The Billion Trees Project’ helps rebuild sustainable communities (Photo: Eden Reforestation Project

Independent Devon company is on a 'treemendous' quest to plant 1 billion trees to help offset carbon footprint generated by businesses

Leading independent software company RapidReg Ltd. located in Exeter is on a quest to plant 1 billion trees as part of an aspiring initiative to save the planet by offsetting the carbon footprint generated by businesses, whilst helping them to attract a new wave of green-minded consumers all for just 15p per tree.

Studies suggest between 75%-90% of the total global carbon emissions...

A quick guide on Biden's current stance on key issues

Judging by US President odds on the upcoming election, Joe Biden’s 2020 political campaign has been working in his favour. Ranking as the bookie’s favourite, Biden has been very clear on his stance on the majority of key issues, mostly opposing the views of the current President, Donald Trump.

Read on as we take your through the basics of Biden’s views on the following topics....

GripHero protect millions against Covid-19 at the fuel pump and reduces environmental impact in the process

Devon-based GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s only ‘on-the-nozzle’ fuel pump hand-protection, has released figures which show that during the coronavirus pandemic, over 60 million drivers have been protected from contracting Covid-19 at the fuel pump, thanks to GripHero’s availability at thousands of forecourts globally.

Wearing hand-protection at the fuel-pump prevents the...

Watching over the chubby unicorns of Zimbabwe

Money spent by guests having a great day out in South Devon is directly helping to protect some of Southern Africa’s most iconic animals.

Wild Planet Trust is the charity that runs Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall. It helps fund conservation on the ground in one of the hardest countries in the world to work in - Zimbabwe. The Matobo Hills area, in...

PSP companies shortlisted or prestigious business awards

Top business accolades potentially await four prestigious Plymouth Science Park based companies which have been shortlisted for the annual Plymouth Business Awards, being held at the Plymouth Pavilions on Friday, 17 May.

Scores of companies were nominated for the accolades which are eagerly awaited by the corporate world as they cover more than 15 categories.

Moortec and Sponge...

‘Hear Asbestos, Think Prevention!’ – Global Asbestos Awareness Week

The first week of April is Global Asbestos Awareness Week. This is a campaign by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) which is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organisation in the United States. Its aims and objectives are to give victims a united voice, to educate and raise awareness and to push for a global asbestos ban.

This year’s campaign will translate...

Global Asbestos Awareness Week: 1-7 April 2016

The first week of April is Global Asbestos Awareness Week which is a campaign by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) to help promote awareness of asbestos related illnesses such as Mesothelioma, Pleural Thickening, Asbestosis, Fibrosis and Lung Cancer in the hope that more and more countries will ban its use.

Asbestos is the name given to a group of minerals that occur...

Earliest known portrait of Francis Drake on display

Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.

The painting, believed to be the earliest likeness of Drake, will be on loan from a private collector, Dirk T. Griffin, for the next 12 months and will be hanging in the Drake Chamber at the National Trust’s...

Sea turtles face plastic pollution peril

A new global review led by the University of Exeter that set out to investigate the hazards of marine plastic pollution has warned that all seven species of marine turtles can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.

The research, which was carried out in collaboration with Plymouth Marine Laboratory, North Carolina Wildlife Resources...

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