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Deforestation for Consumer Goods

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At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area twice the size of the UK – is set to have been destroyed for commodities during 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation, according to a new Greenpeace International report.... Read full article

Education, Education, Education

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‘Education, education, education.’ That’s the verdict of UN Patron of the Wilderness Ben Fogle on how we can solve the crisis facing global nature.... Read full article

Going Clean Just Got Easy

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Many of you My Green Pod readers will know our mission is to help you find the most ethical, natural products and make easy switches that, together, could save the planet. Going clean just got a lot easier, because we’ve decided to take our mission..... Read full article

World Environment Day

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Across the world World Environment Day is being marked by celebrations and events with calls for faster & fairer climate action. Volunteers across the world in the 350.org network have done what they do every day of the year, work for climate justice... Read full article

Driving the Shift

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Jordan Brompton fell into the renewables industry by accident; ‘I started working for Lee Sutton with his previous company and I just joined to do a little bit of admin work’, she remembers...... Read full article

Taking Organic Upstairs

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Philip and Lisa Ingram were well on their way to an organic lifestyle before turning their attention to cotton. When the husband and wife co-founders of LittleLeaf Organic detected ‘a noticeable chemical smell’ from some new, good-quality bed linen... Read full article

Clean Cotton

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Most people never consider that what they wear started life on a farm, but over 50% of the clothes sold in the UK are made of cotton – most of which was grown by some of the 100 million cotton farmers across the globe.... Read full article

Air Pollution in the Home

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A new study, using state-of-the-art pollution monitoring equipment to comparing indoor air pollution levels with outdoor air pollution, has been launched ahead of this year’s Clean Air Day (20 June).... Read full article

The 'Bee Pit Stop'

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A giant ‘Bee Pit Stop’ adorned with thousands of pollinating flowers has been constructed in King’s Cross, London to raise awareness of the steep decline in the UK’s bee-friendly habitats. ... Read full article

Inhabiting The Gap

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In the last few weeks life has changed – and not just for me. Talk about accelerated change. Truth and reality are just waiting to flood in when the blinkers of denial finally drop and let’s face it, there has been a planet’s worth of denial going on... Read full article

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