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Can These 6 Marine Tech Startups Help Solve The Many Issues Facing Our Oceans?

4 Mins Read Some of the most exciting young “ocean innovators” accepted into UpLink, the open digital platform launched by the World Economic Forum (WEF), are working toward sustainable progress in ocean conservation.  Life below water is a vital planetary resource that we depend on for everything from absorbing nearly a third of carbon dioxide produced by humans, […]

Brits Are More Climate Conscious Than Ever, According To Search Engine Data

4 Mins Read Google has released data that appears to demonstrate a shift towards climate awareness in the U.K. Users of the search engine have been looking for ways to reduce their environmental footprint, with specific methodologies starting to trend. Vintage and recycled clothing has proven to be a popular query, alongside electric vehicle searches. The revelation came […]

London Startup Raises $5 Million To Progress ‘Transparency Tech’ In Fight Against Greenwashing

3 Mins Read Provenance, a sustainability marketing tech outfit based in London, has announced the closure of a $5 million investment round. Led by Working Capital Innovation Fund and NordicEye, other participants included musician Peter Gabriel, The Brandtech group, and Digital Currency Group. The investment will be used to continue software development of Provenance’s flagship e-commerce platform that confirms […]

New Survey Reveals That 53% Of Consumers Can’t Identify Greenwashing Claims On Product Packaging

3 Mins Read Research conducted by consumer rights group Euroconsumers has highlighted a knowledge gap when it comes to verifying true green claims versus greenwashing. The survey was conducted via a self-administered questionnaire in 2021 in Belgium, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Findings are representative of the general populations, spanning ages 18-74.  Consumer trust in green claims is low. […]

Every Single Country Is Failing On Climate Education & Child Well-Being, Study Shows

4 Mins Read Not a single country in the world is equipping younger generations with the adequate climate education or a healthy environment to flourish in the future, a new analysis revealed. The research, undertaken by environmental curriculum provider Earth Warriors, also found huge disparities between high-income and low-income countries with regard to child well-being, but notes that […]

SDG Campaign Togetherband Launches 100% Recycled Gender-Free Loungewear Line

3 Mins Read Togetherband, the nonprofit campaign developed by British sustainable accessories label Bottletop, has debuted its first 100% recycled loungewear collection. Launched earlier this month on Global Recycling Day, the new gender-free Togetherwear line features sweatshirts, hoodies and tees made from recycled organic cotton and recovered plastic bottles, and is designed to engage people all over the […]