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New on the Podcast: Barton Seaver on Sustainable Seafood and Dennis Bagneris on Liberty’s Kitchen in New Orleans

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Barton Seaver, a chef, author, educator, and leading expert on seafood literacy and sustainable seafood. Then she talks with Dennis Bagneris, CEO of Liberty’s Kitchen in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dani and Barton discuss seafood literacy and what chefs and consumers should know about the differences between types of seafood, how to prepare and serve them, and humans’ relationships to seafoods’ environments.

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Tourism Futures in the 2030 Agenda: Innovation and Sustainability as the New Normal

Tourism Futures in the 2030 Agenda: Innovation and Sustainability as the New Normal within the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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Creating long-lasting fashion to help high street brands become truly sustainable

Eco-friendly fashion is the new buzzword as high street fashion brands like Zara, H&M are launching sustainable collections with aspirational names like C&A’s ‘Wear the Change’, Zara’s ‘join life’ or H&M’s ‘Conscious’. Capitalizing on the consumers’ growing interest in ecologically produced items, these brands are creating their own sustainability labels and criteria. However, they rarely divulge about their production processes, says Katrin Wenz, an agricultural expert.

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Infrastructure key to push people to make sustainable mobility choices

Panelists at the Sustainable Mobility summit organised by Bangalore International Centre on Wednesday, stressed on the need to develop infrastructure that can push people to make sustainable mobility choices like walking, cycling or using an electric vehicle. “Infrastructure has a large role to play in encouraging people to adopt sustainable means of transport. 

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California Department of Pesticide Regulation: New Report Lays Groundwork for Safer, More-sustainable Alternatives to Banned P…

A report issued today identifies alternatives for California growers to the banned pesticide chlorpyrifos and calls for continued work towards safer, more sustainable pest management practices. …

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Some corals have genes that allow them to adapt to warmer seas

Researchers from the US and Australia sequenced the genomes of 237 colonies of reef species on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef during the bleaching event of 2017.

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The SDGs, COVID-19 and the Global South: Insights from the Sustainable Development Report 2020

PARIS/NEW YORK, Jul 16 (IPS) – Every year, the Sustainable Development Report (SDR) tracks the performance of all UN member states on the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – adopted in 2015 by world leaders.

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The Circular Economy Hits Home – Your pension has a huge role to play in combating climate change – here’s how to make it sustainable

The onus to live sustainably has never been greater. It drives everyday actions from making sure we recycle our rubbish to carrying reusable cups and bottles with us wherever we go. But there’s an enormous part of many people’s lives that they probably don’t pay much attention to and that’s where…

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Londoners in 1820 LESS artificial light than people living in Pompeii

London’s residents in the early 19th-century were likely less happy than the ancient Romans living in Pompeii in 79AD, a study claims.

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Closest images ever taken of the sun show ‘campfires’ near its surface

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft has captured the closest ever images of the sun, revealing miniature solar flares on its surface dubbed “campfires”

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Promoting sustainable living

The choices we make in our everyday lives can have a drastic impact on our planet and its depleting natural resources.Therefore, ensuring a global society that can afford sustainable living, while promoting sustainable management of our natural resources is the top priority, if we are to survive …

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Making marine transportation more sustainable, efficient and reliable – World Environment Day 2020 | ABB

Reducing emissions from marine vessels has gained significant importance. Today there are many options on how to reduce emissions including optimizing fuel consumption, opting for alternative fuels or going hybrid or fully electric. ABB offers various solutions, harboring a new paradigm in making marine transportation sustainable, efficient and reliable.

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European Industry Leaders From Energy, Mobility & Sustainability Join Energy Impact Partners Global Innovation Platform

EWE, Fortum, Enterprise Holdings, AGL, Nysno, Tronder Energie form collaborative European coalition to foster innovation towards a sustainable energy future Energy Impact Partners (EIP), the global…

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Sports, Sustainability and Science: A Win-Win-Win for the Triple Bottom Line

It’s widely recognized how sports benefit individual players – building discipline, confidence, fitness and leadership skills. What’s less recognized is the positive influence that sporting events can have on a community, especially when it comes to promoting a more sustainable future. From encouraging smarter waste management to building inclusion, sporting events have the reach to influence hundreds of thousands of people and be an important enabler of sustainable development.

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CRWE World | SusGlobal Receives Trademark Registration for “Leaders in the Circular Economy”

SusGlobal Energy Corp., the developer of SusGro™, a revolutionary pathogen free organic liquid fertilizer, today announced it has received a Certificate of Registration from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) for the trademark “Leaders in the Circular Economy” (the”Mark”).

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WĀKE for iPhone 11 Pro sustainable phone case | Made from over 85% ocean-based recycled plastic

This is WĀKE, the sustainable phone case crafted from over 85% ocean-based recycled plastic and DropProof to 2 meters. It saves your phone. And our planet.LifeProof…

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Are Oil Sands Profitable? – Canadians for a Sustainable Society

The government of Alberta is pressing hard for Canadian government environmental approval to expand oil sands production through the addition of new pipelines and oil sands projects.  Desperation is apparent as the provinces economy is sputtering with a commercial office vacancy rate in Calgary, and an unemployment rate for young men, both hovering around 20%.  
Alberta’s deficit this year is $6.7 billion on a budget of $50 billion and it plans to cut up to 6000 civil service jobs.  The government is promoting the growth opportunity which it feels will deliver the simplest and quickest relief: oil.

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Researchers create a tiny wireless camera that can fit on an insect’s back

Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a tiny wireless camera that is steerable and is small enough to fit on the back of an insect.The…

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Pester Power or Parent Power? | Sustain

‘Pester Power or Parent Power?’, a new report from the Children’s Food Campaign and Food Active, is based on research with 942 parents and carers of children across the UK, conducted with the support of the Guy’s and St Thomas Charity. It reveals that: 9 in 10 (91%) parents taking part in the research say that the use of child-friendly characters on food and drink leads to their children requesting or pestering for those products. More than 8 in 10 (84%) parents agree that characters should be removed from unhealthy sweets, confectionery and snack products. Nearly 7 in 10 (68%) agreed….

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Multi-actor initiatives in action: lessons from the Sustainable Diets for All programme

Multi-actor initiatives in action: lessons from the Sustainable Diets for All programme Wenny Ho, William Chilufya, Mangiza Chirwa, Maria Gomez, John Kiwagalo, Frank Mechielsen, Maria Teresa Nogales, Aurora Stobbelaar, Immaculate Yossa Daisy Project material Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) is an advocacy programme, coordinated by IIED and Hivos, which is designed to improve access to healthy and sustainable diets for low-income communities, while highlighting the important link between food and climate.