Great Barrier Reef’s decline buried in government reports, says agency

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Australian Institute of Marine Science says the government report on the Great Barrier Reef focuses on positive conclusions

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Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

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Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

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UK on track to miss carbon targets, climate change advisers warn

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Government’s flagship energy efficiency schemes are found wanting in report by Committee on Climate Change

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Genome editing of crops may be restricted by EU rules, warn scientists

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New technology designed to fight disease and improve yield, but different from GM, speeds up natural process of gene adaptation

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Missed targets: when companies fail to keep their key sustainability promises

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Disney, Target, Walmart and 3M are among the companies that have fallen behind on their environmental commitments. But their stumbles haven’t received much attention

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GM scaremongering in Africa is disarming the fight against poverty

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Biotechnology offers an opportunity to boost the security of staple crops in sub-Saharan Africa. We ignore this at our peril . . . → Read More: GM scaremongering in Africa is disarming the fight against poverty

The business cost of climate change: what the science says

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Massive loss from extreme weather in recent years abound, and new research indicates climate risks aren’t leaving any time soon

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Coral reefs face heightened risk of fatal disease from dredging, says research

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Study finds sediment exposure can double risk of disease, raising questions over Abbot Point expansion impact on Great Barrier Reef

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Sainsbury’s store to be powered solely by food waste

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Cannock in West Midlands will be UK’s first retail outlet to go off-grid and run on electricity created from anaerobic digestion . . . → Read More: Sainsbury’s store to be powered solely by food waste

Southern Australia faces water crisis by end of century due to climate change

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Perth in Western Australia identified as most vulnerable city under prediction of massive 40% reduction in rainfall

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