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Indonesia declares emergency plan to clean up the Citarum River, Italy using 'anti-terror flower pots' and Girl Guides tackling loneliness among older people

The Indonesian Minsitry of Environment and Forestries (KLHK) has declared an "emergency plan to clean up the Citarum River"

- the longest river in West Java and the most polluted river in the world after seeing videos by Make a Change World; Italy is using trees and 'anti-terror flower pots' instead of barriers and concrete blocks to protect against terror attacks; and the Girl Guides has launched a UK first with a new badge to tackle loneliness among older people.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How the fight to save the planet will turn on law, as much as politics, and, despite having to crowdfund to survive, the Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) in NSW is 'stronger, smarter, more energised than ever.' Read more here

• How the world's largest electric vehicle will generate more electricity than it uses. Read more here

• How Italy is using trees and 'anti-terror flower pots' instead of barriers and concrete blocks to protect against terror attacks. Read more here

• VIDEO: How the Indonesian Minsitry of Environment and Forestries (KLHK) has declared an "emergency plan to clean up the Citarum River" - the longest river in West Java and the most polluted river in the world - after watching the #PlasticBottleCitarum videos by Make a Change World. View here

• How a water ATM in Delhi is making drinking water from thin air. Read more here

 • How Girl Guides has launched a UK first with a new badge to tackle loneliness among older people. Read more here

 • How one medical group has had success in reducing opioid prescriptions. Read more here

 

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