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A “creuseur”, or digger, a plastic lantern on his head, readies to enter a copper and cobalt mine in Kawama, Democratic Republic of Congo on June 8, 2016. Cobalt is used in the batteries for electric cars and mobile phones. Working conditions are dangerous, often with no safety equipment or structural support for the tunnels. The diggers say they are paid on average US$2-3/day. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)

A “creuseur”, or digger, a plastic lantern on his head, readies to enter a copper and cobalt mine in Kawama, Democratic Republic of Congo on June 8, 2016. Cobalt is used in the batteries for electric cars and mobile phones. Working conditions are dangerous, often with no safety equipment or structural support for the tunnels. The diggers say they are paid on average US$2-3/day. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)
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30 Dec 2016 10:29:00
Britain's Last Battery Hen Is Released

Jane Howorth from national charity the British Hen Welfare Trust holds Liberty the last ex-battery hen to be rehomed on December 29, 2011 in Chulmleigh, England. The rehoming of Liberty signifies the end of the small battery hen cage, which has been phased out and replaced by enriched cages in preparation of the European Union directive banning the smaller cages from January 1, 2012. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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30 Dec 2011 11:20:00
Show promoters for Motolite batteries sit on a jeepney as they pose for photographers during the Manila International Auto show in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)

Show promoters for Motolite batteries sit on a jeepney as they pose for photographers during the Manila International Auto show in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)
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06 Dec 2016 10:33:00
People feed the birds in Battery Park in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 18, 2014. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

People feed the birds in Battery Park in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 18, 2014. Hart has been feeding the birds three times a week for the last three years. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)
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20 Dec 2014 11:50:00
A mechanic assembles a BMW C evolution electric maxi-scooter at the BMW Berlin motorcycle plant February 23, 2015. The storage capacity of the BMW C evolution's high-voltage 8 kWh battery provides a range of up to 100 kilometres and a maximum speed of 120 km/h. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

A mechanic assembles a BMW C evolution electric maxi-scooter at the BMW Berlin motorcycle plant February 23, 2015. The storage capacity of the BMW C evolution's high-voltage 8 kWh battery provides a range of up to 100 kilometres and a maximum speed of 120 km/h. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)
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25 Feb 2015 08:38:00
A prototype battery-powered plane, called Greased Lightning or GL-10 is pictured flying at NASA's Langley Research Center in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters May 1, 2015. The plane, which has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft, is currently in the design and testing phase. (Photo by Reuters/NASA)

A prototype battery-powered plane, called Greased Lightning or GL-10 is pictured flying at NASA's Langley Research Center in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters May 1, 2015. The plane, which has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft, is currently in the design and testing phase. (Photo by Reuters/NASA)
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02 May 2015 14:56:00
Members of the Albert Battery perform a gun salute during the Anzac Day dawn service held by the Currumbin RSL on the Gold Coast in Currumbin, Australia, 25 April 2016. The Anzac day marks the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) troops at Gallipoli in what is today Turkey during WWI. World War One, also called the Great War, according to official statistics cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918. (Photo by Glenn Hunt/EPA)

Members of the Albert Battery perform a gun salute during the Anzac Day dawn service held by the Currumbin RSL on the Gold Coast in Currumbin, Australia, 25 April 2016. The Anzac day marks the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) troops at Gallipoli in what is today Turkey during WWI. World War One, also called the Great War, according to official statistics cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918. (Photo by Glenn Hunt/EPA)
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26 Apr 2016 12:23:00
An attendee tries Acton's RocketSkates at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The motorized skates that you strap to your shoes are powered by Lithium Ion batteries and can go up to 12 mph. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

An attendee tries Acton's RocketSkates at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The motorized skates that you strap to your shoes are powered by Lithium Ion batteries and can go up to 12 mph. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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09 Jan 2015 13:21:00