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11 May 2017
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We hear how Helsinki is keeping its coastline clean, ask if a high-rise could help solve Melbourne’s air and water quality problem and report from Macedonia, which has two of the top-three most-polluted cities in Europe.
11 May 2017
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Macedonia can claim two of the top-three most-polluted cities in Europe, according to the World Health Organisation. The former Yugoslav Republic’s capital Skopje is number three – while nearby Tetovo is a reluctant number one. Why are these cities so polluted?
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City residents are worried about what a busier city centre might mean for Melbourne’s air and water quality. One solution, it seems, is to mandate more green spaces. With that in a mind, the City of Melbourne has thrown its support behind a new high-rise that’s set to take the place of a notorious urban eyesore.
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What does it take to commit a crime? That’s the question Conor Woodman wanted to answer and so he spent four years talking to some of the world’s most successful criminals. His exploits are detailed in the book ‘Sharks: Investigating the Criminal Heart of the Global City’.
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