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Positive Climate & Biodiversity News - Week #10

Happy Monday! Here is your weekly dose of positive Climate and Biodiversity news to help motivate you and get your week off to a great start.

It's time to balance out all the “doom and gloom” news we often hear and add some positivity to our lives. 🙌

Positive Climate & Biodiversity News Week 9

Didier Reynders, and Virginijus Sinkevicius, European Commissioners, on measures against misleading environmental claims and on the right to repair

"The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a new set of rules that will compel companies to back up their green claims with credible scientific evidence."

Read the full article on Euronews.

Image by Canva

"A new organization with partners in 15 countries—including 44 aquariums—is raising endangered zebra sharks in captivity and aims to release 500 of them in Indonesia to try bringing back a self-sustaining wild population that has been teetering on extinction."

Read the full article on National Geographic.

This 30-year-old turtle is a poster girl for Reunion Island’s conservation success.

Image by AFP

"If this flourishing biodiversity had a poster girl it would be 30-year-old Emma; one of two reproductive turtles in Reunion and the most reliable. The 150kg turtle has recently given birth to her sixth round of eggs. They take 52 days to incubate and then a month and a half to hatch."

Read the full article on Euronews.

Image by MercoPress

"The Brazilian Government of President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has banned the use of animals in cosmetics and perfume research. The measure also applies to products with proven safety and efficacy, Agencia Brasil reported Wednesday."

Read the full article on MercoPress.

Image by Drone Solutions

"The WasteShark is battery-powered and travels up to 5km on one battery. That amounts to around 8-10 hours of cleaning time. A daily feed for the WasteShark is around 500kg of debris or the equivalent of guzzling roughly 21,000 plastic bottles."

Read the full article on Euronews.

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