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  1. Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection
    Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection 27 Sep 2016

    Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara has launched a new Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection made from sustainable materials.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. UK plans to ban food waste
    UK plans to ban food waste 26 Sep 2016

    The UK government is currently considering legislation to stop the food waste crisis in Britain.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  3. Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months
    Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months 9 Sep 2016

    A new report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has shown that Costa Rica ran on 100 per cent renewable energy for 76 days straight between June and August this year.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  4. Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%
    Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86% 27 Jul 2016

    Amazon deforestation due to soy production has fallen 86 per cent in the last decade as a result of Greenpeace’s Soy Moratorium.

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  5. Google and UN launch new online platform for climate action
    Google and UN launch new online platform for climate action 25 Jul 2016

    The United Nations has unveiled new software, developed in partnership with Google, to help tackle climate change, deforestation and food production issues

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  6. New UN report aims to promote the cross-benefits of farming and forestry
    New UN report aims to promote the cross-benefits of farming and forestry 19 Jul 2016

    On 18 July, for the start of World Forest Week, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) released a new report focusing on how agriculture and forestry can improve food security

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  7. UN launches 'go wild for life' campaign for WED 2016
    UN launches 'go wild for life' campaign for WED 2016 7 Jun 2016

    The UN launched its 'go wild for life' initiative on Sunday as part of World Environment Day celebrations

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  8. Angola hosts World Environment Day 2016
    Angola hosts World Environment Day 2016 6 Jun 2016

    UN environment chief met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  9. China launches action plan to combat soil pollution
    China launches action plan to combat soil pollution 2 Jun 2016

    China released a new action plan on Tuesday aimed at curbing soil pollution by 2020 and improving soil quality by 2030

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture
  10. Norway commits to zero deforestation
    Norway commits to zero deforestation 27 May 2016

    Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture

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