Blue & Green Daily: 1 June headlines

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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.

Great Barrier Reef not ‘in danger’ but more protection needed, says UNESCO

Global Transition movement conference to come to the UK in September

Eight eco-friendly places to visit this summer

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1 June headlines

US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails

The legal authority for US spy agencies to bulk collect Americans’ phone data has expired, after the Senate failed to reach a deal. BBC

Shell sought to influence direction of Science Museum climate programme

Shell tried to influence the presentation of a climate change programme it was sponsoring at the Science Museum in London, internal documents seen by the Guardian show. The Guardian

Six major energy companies write to United Nations to request help in setting up carbon pricing scheme

Six major energy companies have written to the United Nations asking for help in setting up a carbon pricing scheme to help tackle climate change. The Independent

Interesting picks:

Prostate cancer patients eating ‘western’ diet more likely to die from disease – The Guardian

Solar Impulse: Weather threatens Pacific crossing attemptBBC

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