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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 8 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow, we reported on two HSBC’s directors resigning because of new tough rules on bakers’ misconduct, which can see them jailed in the most serious offences. We also covered the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics assigned to the inventors of energy efficient LED technology and the...


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Ethical retailer of the week: La Jewellery

La Jewellery is an ethical jewellery producer that takes inspiration from the charm of Wales to realise unique pieces that have little impact on the environment and are made with responsibly sourced silver. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 8 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Grocery sector launches campaign to tackle household food waste Nick Clegg promises ten garden cities to battle housing shortage Western Australia church to...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 7 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow we wrote about the fast growth financial services – including those focusing on sustainable investment – are experiencing after the recession. We also covered the decision by Australian and New Zealand churches to divest from fossil fuels and Nick Clegg’s pledge to develop new garden...


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How going paperless can help businesses and the planet – infographic

Eliminating paper can be extremely rewarding for businesses, not only to reduce their environmental impact, but also because it increases security and saves companies money, writes Image One Corporation. In today’s day and age, it is extremely important for businesses to focus on reducing their environmental impacts to help...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 7 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Governments have failed to protect wildlife, UN biodiversity report finds Energy efficiency targets could boost UK economy by £62bn Thousands march to demand...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 6 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow we reported on worrying figures on the lack of biodiversity protection by world’s governments and the economic advantages that boosting energy efficiency could have in the UK. We also hear from marine conservation groups Oceana on advancement of Marine Protected Areas in European Seas and...


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Finding the right balance between nature conservation and fisheries management – who will pull the strings?

While our oceans are under threat, important decisions must be made over the management of fisheries and Marine Protected Areas in European Seas, write Hanna Paulomäki and Magnus Eckeskog from marine conservation group Oceana. But will nature conservation directors have equal input to fisheries leaders, or will economic concerns...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 6 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Smithsonian publishes first official statement on climate change Global renewable energy investment on the rise 200,000 more pensioners to receive winter energy bill...


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Book review: No Logo – Naomi Klein (2010)

No Logo explores the concept of branding and globalisation. The book is a mix of cultural analysis, political manifesto, mall-rat memoir and journalist expose. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Author Naomi Klein considers the actions of corporations and their impacts...


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Sustainability institute of the week: Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability

The Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability (ACES) is an informal network of researchers studying environmental sustainability from the University of Aberdeen, James Hutton Institute and Robert Gordons University. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. ACES was founded in 2007 to bring...


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Top ecotourism destination: Lapland

Lapland is a region extending across Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia that offers spectacular natural landscapes. As one of the places worst hit by climate change, ecotourism has proved a valuable way of preserving this fragile environment. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its...


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Top features of the week: October 5

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Piers Telemacque explored how some students are at the forefront of the search for truly sustainable finance. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Meanwhile, Susanne Dyrboel argued that global leaders must not ignore the many...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Bridge House, Leicestershire

Bridge House, near Overseal, Leicestershire, offers families a great place to stay whilst exploring the many attractions the local area has to offer. It is available to book now through cottages4you. Superbly presented, beautifully furnished and professionally managed, this attractive cottage in the National Forest stands in an acre...


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Top articles of the week: October 4

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we learned that the number of wild animals living on the planet has halved over the past 40 years, and mankind is to blame. We also reported on a survey that found nine out of ten CEOs believe companies should fully integrate sustainability...



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