August 14, 2020 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Norway becomes first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation

The Norwegian parliament pledged the government’s public procurement policy will become deforestation-free after a committee of MPs recommended imposing regulations...

The World Bank just issued a warning that will rattle global economies

Economies across large swaths of the globe could shrink dramatically by 2050 as freshwater grows scarce because of climate change, the World Bank...

Coral reefs biodiversity key for climate change adaptation

New research on coral reefs, led by the University of Southampton, suggests that existing biodiversity will be essential for the successful adaptation of...

These Aerial Photos Explain Why Europe Has Such A Lower Carbon Footprint Than The U.S.

Looking at how cities are laid out explains a lot about our deeply wasteful lives...

Severe water stress likely in Asia by 2050

Economic and population growth on top of climate change could lead to serious water shortages across a broad swath of Asia by the...

Whales are starving – their stomachs full of our plastic waste

Thirteen sperm whales stranded on the German coast had ingested huge amounts of plastic. They are symbolic of our shocking disregard for marine...

Arctic sea ice extent breaks record low for winter

With the ice cover down to 14.52m sq km, scientists now believe the Arctic is locked onto a course of continually shrinking sea...

How the world subsidizes overfishing, in two charts

By now, plenty of people are familiar with fossil fuel subsidies — the hundreds of billions that governments spend to bankroll the burning...

Why ‘zero deforestation’ is only one piece of the sustainability puzzle

Lessons from the Brazilian Amazon show it’s important to shift toward more sustainable land uses and look for ways to intensify beef production.

Releases of Harmful Substances to the Environment

Toxics substances released to the environment are known to have harmful effects on human health, wildlife and biological diversity.



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