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Indonesian crackdown on illegal fishing, HIV advance by Australian scientists and South Korea's Green Credit Card

Indonesia's minister of maritime affairs, the controversial Susi Pudjiastuti, is blowing up fishing boats in a tough crackdown on illegal and unsustainable fishing; Australian scientists

have found where intact HIV hides in the body, which could help lead to a cure for the deadly disease; and South Korea's Green Credit Card is the world's first nation-wide initiative that uses a credit card platform to provide various economic rewards for eco-friendly behaviour.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How South Korea's Green Credit Card is the world's first nation-wide initiative that uses a credit card platform to provide various economic rewards for eco-friendly behaviur. Read more here

• How the Dubai Police are measuring and reducing their emissions, with a goal to become carbon neutral by 2020. Read more here

• VIDEO: How the 'Seabin', an Australian invention which can suck up around 83,000 plastic bags a year, is being introduced to British coastal waters for the first time. View here

• How Indonesia's minister of maritime affairs, the controversial Susi Pudjiastuti, is blowing up fishing boats in a tough crackdown on illegal and unsustainable fishing. Read more here

• How a plant conservationist from Syria, and his colleagues, are safeguarding seeds that may be hardy enough to feed us in a hotter, more arid future. Read more here

• How Australian scientists have found where intact HIV hides in the body, which could help lead to a cure for the deadly disease. Read more here

• How a small but growing body of research suggests that Mediterranean-like fare — lots of fruits, vegetables, fish, whole grains and nuts — may protect the body against the ravages of air pollution. Read more here

 

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