WWF release Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of Planet-Based Diets

The World Wildlife Fund has released a new report, Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of Planet-Based Diets, exploring how a global shift toward PLANET-based diets, high in human-health benefits and low in environmental impacts, can restore nature and improve health. A supplement to this report, Why we need to shift to a Planet-Based Diet in the US (and how we can get there, together), discusses the specifics of a PLANET-based diet in the US—what it could look like, what impacts it would have, and what other actions are needed…

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Lime Works with WWF Toward a Shared, Electric, and Carbon-Free Future

Lime was founded in 2017 with a singular mission: to provide reliable, affordable and safe forms of electric transportation to replace car trips that contribute up to a third of the carbon emissions in cities we serve. We couldn’t have grasped then the impact this would have.  We’ve now provided more than 180 million rides, and serve more than 120 cities with shared e-bikes and e-scooters across 27 countries on five continents. What inspires us most is what our riders have accomplished: preventing more than 45 million car trips, while…

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NGOs and Businesses Call for UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution

Major businesses issued a call today for a UN treaty on plastic pollution to address the fragmented landscape of regulation and complement existing voluntary measures, supporting the existing call from leading NGOs including WWF and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for this important international agreement. In a joint report, The Business Case for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution, WWF, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Boston Consulting Group conclude that despite a doubling of voluntary initiatives and national regulations over the last five years, plastic waste continues to leak into the…

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NGOs and businesses call for UN treaty on plastic pollution

In a joint report, The Business Case for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution, WWF, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Boston Consulting Group, set out the opportunity for a new global UN treaty on plastic pollution. To accelerate progress towards a circular economy for plastic, there is an urgent need to amplify current efforts through coordinated and ambitious approaches. such as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment and Plastics Pact network. A common structure would set a clear direction and conditions, giving governments and businesses the impetus…

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CITES, WWF and TRAFFIC Release New Guide to Identify Smuggled Ivory

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