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Global Deforestation Soared 12% In 2020 Despite Pledges To Tackle Biodiversity Loss, New Data...

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While 2020 was hailed as a landmark year to fight deforestation, with countries, organisations and corporations committing to do more to protect the world’s...

Solar Foods Bags €10M From Finnish Climate Fund To Commercialise Air Protein By 2023

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Finnish startup Solar Foods has announced a €10 million (~US$11.9 million) in fresh capital from the Finnish Climate Fund, becoming the state-owned sustainability-focused fund’s...

Organic Farming Practices Could Boost Carbon Sequestration By Double-Digits, New Study Finds

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While organic agriculture has long been hailed as key to building a sustainable food system, a new study pinpoints the critical role that it...

‘Stop dumping our emissions on poorer countries’, Fairtrade Foundation tells Government

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The Fairtrade Foundation is calling on the Government to intensify its efforts to clean up food supply chains and tackle carbon emissions which are...

Giant Ice Sculpture Of David Attenborough Unveiled – Shows Rate Of Ice Melting In...

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A giant ice sculpture of David Attenborough has been unveiled on London’s Southbank. Clean energy drink brand TENZING created the two-meter sculpture as part of...

Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change – Food Waste Action Week to break the cycle

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WRAP, the UK’s leading sustainability charity, today announces names of the first strategic partner organisations committed to the inaugural Food Waste Action Week. Food Waste Action...

64% of world population view climate change as ‘global emergency’

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In the largest climate change opinion poll yet, almost two thirds (64%) of the world’s population now view climate change as a ‘global emergency’,...

Viridian urges industry to pledge to sustainable future through Terra Carta

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Viridian Nutrition’s founder Cheryl Thallon is among the first to sign Prince Charles’ ground-breaking environmental pledge, the Terra Carta, in which he calls on...

Alara claims cereal brand first with Scope 3 CO2e declaration

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Alara Wholefoods has announced it has become the first cereal manufacturer in the world to declare the Scope 3 CO2e – the most demanding...

Organic Trade Association welcomes Sustainable Food Trade Association in 2021

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New consolidation strengthens organic’s mission to build sustainable food system and fight climate change The Organic Trade Association announced the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA)...

Carbon management expert to advise Organic Trade Association sustainability council

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The Organic Trade Association is pleased to announce that carbon management and sustainability expert Lisa Braun is joining the trade association as the Sustainability...

UK Vows To Slash Emissions By More Than Two-Thirds To Tackle Climate Crisis

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The UK has vowed to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by more than two-thirds in the next decade to fight climate change. Prime Minister Boris...

The Value of Going Carbon Neutral

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When Garth Mulholland, environmental programs adviser at the Carbon Reduction Institute in Sydney, returned to work in January 2020 after the summer break, he...

Weleda pledges to plant 1 million trees

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To celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2021, Weleda has announced plans for a long-term collaboration with UK charity TreeSisters with the aim of planting...

The new plastic-eating ‘super enzyme’ signalling hope for recycling

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In 2016 a species of bacteria was identified at a Japanese waste site as having the natural ability to break down PET; now, a...