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Panama’s Frank Gehry biodiversity museum finally opens

A long-awaited museum celebrating biodiversity, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry, has opened in Panama. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The Biomuseo, on the mouth of the Panama Canal, showcases the unique ecosystem of the isthmus connecting North and South...


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David Attenborough to back Bengal tiger conservation programme in India

A £1 million​ project to protect Bengal tigers and prevent conflict with human communities in India has been launched on Wednesday by the World Land Trust, with the support of British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its...


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Norway the best country the elderly, study says

The Global AgeWatch Index has found that Norway is the place where the elderly enjoy the best quality of life for income security, health, personal capability and ‘an enabling environment’, as figures suggest that 21% of the global population will be over 60 by 2050. Blue & Green Tomorrow...


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90% of CEOs believe businesses should have a social purpose

A survey led by Coca-Cola Enterprises has found that nine out of ten CEOs believe companies should fully integrate sustainability into their business, with future leaders showing more willingness to employ corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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Cameron cuts climate change from conference speech

Prime minister David Cameron only mentioned climate change in passing in his final party conference speech before the 2015 general election. Though Cameron told the UN that climate change “is one of the most serious threats facing our world” only last week, in his key address in Birmingham, the...


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Investors asked to disclose climate change risks

Some 1,000 of the world’s largest asset owners have been asked to disclose how they are managing their exposure to climate change risks, as part of a major new survey. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. After some high profile investors pledged...


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Responsible tourism: Virgin to ditch partners that capture wild whales and dolphins

Virgin’s CEO Richard Branson has announced that Virgin Holidays will now require that its partners and suppliers do not capture wild cetaceans for the entertainment industry, but wildlife charities have complained the plea falls short of protecting captive animals. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to...


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2013 Australian heatwave caused by climate change, studies argue

Four separate studies by Australian universities have concluded that the extremely hot temperatures that hit the country last year were almost certainly related to rising greenhouse gas emissions and have urged the climate-sceptic government to take action. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its...


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US carbon standards could save thousands of lives every year

The introduction of stricter emissions standards for US power plants could save thousands of lives every year, according to a new study. By cutting dangerous air pollution, emissions standards could have almost immediate health benefits, researchers said. Depending on the strength of the measures introduced, these benefits could include...


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India to become ‘renewables superpower’ but coal still needed, says energy minister

India’s energy minister Piyush Goyal has said his country will become a renewables superpower, with solar power in particular set for a big boost. However, he said the output of coal-fired power plants will also grow, with the minister dismissing climate change and environmental protection discourse as ‘western homilies’....


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Wonga profits halved by compensation payouts

The payday lender Wonga has seen its profits fall by more than half after a year marred by controversy. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Wonga, the UK’s largest payday lender, reported pre-tax profits for the year ending in December 2013 of...


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National Trust and Panasonic team up in effort to boost sustainability

The conservation charity National Trust has entered a new partnership with tech giant Panasonic UK that it hopes will enable the charity to operate in a more sustainable way, by using more energy efficient products. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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UK’s first floating solar farm installed

A farm in Berkshire has become home to the first floating solar farm in the UK, as developers announce plans to roll out the innovative installations across the country. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Floating on a reservoir at Sheeplands Farm,...


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Oil and gas industry calls for tax incentives as operating costs rise by 60%

The UK oil and gas industry’s economic outlook has revealed rising costs for the sector, prompting calls for the government to provide more tax incentives to retrieve £1 trillion investment and fully exploit the country’s declining offshore reserves. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Climate change worsening California drought

Manmade climate change is exacerbating California’s devastating drought, scientists have said, as at least 80% of the state suffers under extreme drought conditions. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. In a new study, researchers from Stanford University are hesitant to fully blame...



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