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University of Bristol inaugurates new green building

The University of Bristol’s new 13,500 sq m Life Science building has received an ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating for its energy efficiency characteristics, also receiving praise for vertical garden hosting plants and wildlife shelters. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The...


Nick Clegg

Lib Dem conference: activists approve climate change policies

Liberal Democrat activists have voted unanimously in favour of a policy motion on climate change, approving measures to improve Britain’s flood defences and require companies to disclose their environmental risks. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. At the party’s annual conference in...


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Thousands march to demand end to rhino and elephant poaching

Thousands of people took to the streets around the world on Saturday to protest against the illegal wildlife trade that is threatening the very existence of rhinos and elephants. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos...


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China’s economic growth undermining carbon-cutting efforts

Despite climate change commitments and improvements in its approach to greenhouse gas emissions and pollution, China’s massive economic growth is jeopardising its efforts to build a low-carbon economy, new research has found. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The study,...


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Governments have failed to protect wildlife, UN biodiversity report finds

As representatives from around the world gather in South Korea to discuss conservation progress, a damning new report from the UN has revealed that governments have failed to tackle the loss of species, habitat destruction, pollution and overfishing. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Abandoned Lincoln asylum could become global science centre

A run down 19th century former mental asylum in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, may be reinvented as an international science centre under new £4 million plans. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The Lawn, a Greek revival complex comprised of several buildings, was build...


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Smithsonian publishes first official statement on climate change

The Smithsonian Institution, a renowned group of US museums and research centres, has published its first official statement on climate change, warning the world of its unsustainable course. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Pointing to the wealth of evidence linking rising...


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Thousands of walruses forced onto Alaskan shore by Arctic melt

The loss of Arctic sea ice has caused around 35,000 walruses to come ashore on a beach in Alaska, with the US forced to reroute flights in order to avoid scaring the animals. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The phenomenon was...


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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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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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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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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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