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More than 50 countries commit to protecting 30% of Earth's land and oceans

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A coalition of more than 50 countries has committed to...
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The environmental impact of mass coronavirus vaccinations

1 day ago   |   Politico

Governments across the world are frantically trying to vaccinate as many people as possible to bring the coronavirus pandemic to heel - but doing so carries some negative...
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Impact investing finances companies that aim to do good in the world - here's how it works and how to get involved

Impact investing finances companies that aim to do good in the world - here's how it works and how to get involved

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the past, investing for a profit and "making a difference" were two of life's lodestars that most people followed separately. But times are...
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Air pollution will lead to mass migration, say experts after landmark ruling

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Call for world leaders to act in wake of French extradition case turning on environmental concerns Air pollution does not respect national boundaries and environmental...
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Covid lockdowns had smaller impact on air pollution levels than first thought, study suggests

4 days ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Researchers analysed changes to air quality during early restrictions in 11 cities including London, Delhi and New York
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BlackRock holds $85 billion in coal investments despite Larry Fink's focus on climate change, report shows

BlackRock holds $85 billion in coal investments despite Larry Fink's focus on climate change, report shows

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement At least $85 billion of assets managed by BlackRock are invested in coal companies, according to a new report, a year after the world's largest asset...
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The best places to rent your clothes online this year

The best places to rent your clothes online this year

5 days ago   |   Marie Claire

If you haven't done it already, now is the perfect time to rent clothes online. Why? It's a great way to start practicing more ethical fashion , especially if you tend to buy a...
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BlackRock holds $85bn in coal despite pledge to sell fossil fuel shares

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Loophole means asset manager can hold shares in firms earning less than a quarter of revenues from coal BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, holds investments worth...
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Clothes washing linked to ‘pervasive' plastic pollution in the Arctic

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Polyester fibres that injure marine life were found in sea water across region The Arctic is “pervasively” polluted by microplastic fibres that most likely come from the...
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'Loophole' will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Post-Brexit regulation doesn't match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe's largest plastic waste producer The UK has been accused of failing to...
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Nick Kyrgios slams "tool" Novak Djokovic over Australian Open demands

Nick Kyrgios slams "tool" Novak Djokovic over Australian Open demands

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has seen his demands for a relaxation of coronavirus measures slapped down by the head of the Victorian state government, Daniel Andrews Read more ...

Nick Kyrgios slams ‘tool' Novak Djokovic and Bernard Tomic's girlfriend amid...

Nick Kyrgios slams ‘tool' Novak Djokovic and Bernard Tomic's girlfriend amid quarantine complaints

Novak Djokovic was criticised by Nick Kyrgios Nick Kyrgios took aim at Novak Djokovic after the world No. 1 reportedly sent a list of ‘demands' to Australian Open chiefs about... Read more ...

Stephen Hendry accused of stereotyping after saying Chinese players suffer...

Stephen Hendry accused of stereotyping after saying Chinese players suffer 'system failures'

The seven-time world snooker champion blurted out the remarks while commentating for the BBC on Yan Bingtao's historic Masters win over John Higgins. Read more ...

A potential Trump memoir is being opposed by hundreds of editors, writers...

A potential Trump memoir is being opposed by hundreds of editors, writers, and agents - who have signed an open letter against it

Summary List Placement Hundreds of authors, editors, and agents signed an open letter asking the world's publishers to skip a post-presidency memoir from Donald Trump. The... Read more ...

Alexander Zverev splits with Roger Federer management company Team8

Alexander Zverev splits with Roger Federer management company Team8

Zverev has split with Federer's Team8 Alexander Zverev has confirmed he has split with Roger Federer 's Team8 management company. Zverev, the world No. 7, was one of the... Read more ...

Chelsea confident of Abramovich transfer ploy to leave Man Utd in lurch for...

Chelsea confident of Abramovich transfer ploy to leave Man Utd in lurch for top forward

Chelsea believe that they can beat their transfer rivals - including Manchester United - to a swoop for Erling Haaland, according to a report. The 20-year-old, who exploded... Read more ...

Memphis Depay speaks out on Houssem Aouar's future after Arsenal's failed...

Memphis Depay speaks out on Houssem Aouar's future after Arsenal's failed transfer pursuit

Houssem Aouar and Memphis Depay have both impressed for Lyon this season Lyon captain Memphis Depay says it would ‘mean everything' to win the Ligue 1 title with Houssem Aouar... Read more ...

Dave Bautista offers $20,000 reward to find who scratched “TRUMP” into manatee

Dave Bautista offers $20,000 reward to find who scratched “TRUMP” into manatee

Pro wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista is offering a US$20,000 reward in an attempt to find the person, or people, who defaced a manatee in Citrus County, Florida. On Monday... Read more ...

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo leads world condemnation of Kremlin for...

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo leads world condemnation of Kremlin for arresting Alexei Navalny

The US, EU, several European governments, Canada and a senior aide to US President-elect Joe Biden immediately called for Navalny's release, with some urging new sanctions... Read more ...

Love Island USA winner Caleb Corprew getting ‘death threats' after Justine...

Love Island USA winner Caleb Corprew getting ‘death threats' after Justine Ndiba split

Caleb Corprew and Justine Ndiba won Love Island USA last year Love Island USA winner Caleb Corprew claims he has been getting ‘death threats' on social media in the wake of... Read more ...