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Tourism

Could Covid give New Zealand’s struggling tourism sector a chance to go green?

A new report suggests the pandemic could present an opportunity to make the sector less environmentally harmful, but some operators are not so sure The Queenstown waterfront is quieter than normal for mid-February, except for the oncoming hum of the Hydro Attack: a high-speed, shark-shaped semi-submersible, zipping visitors around the bay. The attraction, billed as […]

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Science

Lakes isolated beneath Antarctic ice could be more amenable to life than thought

Lakes underneath the Antarctic ice sheet could be more hospitable than previously thought, allowing them to host more microbial life. Original article published on Read More

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Sustainability

Climate change: Don’t raid home insulation scheme, MPs urge ministers

The government hopes to claw back money from a £1.5bn fund to promote home insulation. Original article is located at: Read More

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Agriculture

Degrees of racism: how heat is radically altering Americans’ lives before they’re even born – video

Even before a child is born in the US, their race plays a huge part in how they’ll experience heat and pollution.  It starts with America’s history of racist housing policies that segregated families of color into undesirable neighborhoods – and we can actually see the effects of those policies today: lots of pavement, little […]

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Climate

Weatherwatch: Namibia is full of climate surprises

A cool ocean current and a high capital bring surprising variety to a country of vast deserts Known in colonial times as German South West Africa, the name Namibia derives from a word meaning “vast place”. This aptly describes a country more than three times the size of the UK, yet with fewer than 2.5 […]

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Energy

TNERC rejects plea by two solar developers for extension of project deadline

Raasi Green Earth Energy Private Limited and VSR Solar Power Private Limited had sought extension of the commencing date by 15 months and 18 months respectively. Original article is located at: Read More

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Politics

Toolkit case: War of words between BJP, Opposition over climate activist’s arrest

The action taken by the Delhi Police on an FIR related to a toolkit shared by climate campaigner Greta Thunberg in support of the ongoing farmer protests has triggered a war of words between the opposition and the ruling BJP. Accusing the government of “murdering democracy” by using force against a 21-year-old, the opposition on […]

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People

UN Global Compact CEO encourages more ‘due diligence’ on human rights

UN Global Compact CEO encourages more ‘due diligence’ on human rights Angely Mercado Mon, 02/15/2021 – 02:00 Sanda Ojiambo thinks businesses can thrive while upholding values that are becoming increasingly important to consumers and stakeholders. And as CEO and executive director of the United Nations Global Compact, she is at the helm of a movement […]

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Sustainability

The mysterious existence of a leafless kauri stump, kept alive by its forest neighbours

The mysterious existence of a leafless kauri stump, kept alive by its forest neighbours Whatever happens on their journey from feeding themselves to being fed happens out of sight — likely below ground Original article published on Read More

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Sustainability

We need to talk about consumption

We need to talk about consumption Lauren Phipps Mon, 02/15/2021 – 01:30 Want more great analysis of the circular economy? Sign up for Circularity Weekly, our free email newsletter. I know, it’s not the most popular of subjects. But on the heels of last week’s GreenBiz 21 conference, the annual gathering of corporate sustainability professionals, […]

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