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Cyber-guided clean-up hopes to sweep globe

Cyber-environmentalists from Cambodia to Brazil are using Google Earth-based software to target and banish trash from the countryside as they gear up for World Cleanup 2012, event organisers said Friday.

“Preparations for World Cleanup 2012 that were launched in February are being lead at the moment by a 50-member international team in 30 countries,” Tiina Urm, spokeswoman for the Tallinn-based “Lets do it – World Cleanup 2012” told AFP.

“We aim to expand the project to at least 70 more countries,” Urm said, as Estonians were getting ready for a clean-up day in their country Saturday.

Read more at independent.co.uk

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