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. 🙌
🇪🇺 EU strikes ‘ground-breaking’ deal to cut maritime emissions
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"Under the law, which is being hailed as the most ambitious maritime fuel legislation in the world, ship emissions will be reduced by 2% as of 2025 and 80% as of 2050."
Read the full article on Euractiv.
🇦🇺 Australia passes most significant climate law in a decade amid concern over fossil fuel exports
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"Australia’s parliament has passed the country’s most significant emissions reduction legislation in more than a decade after the government won backing from Greens and independent MPs for a plan to deal with pollution from major industrial sites."
Read the full article in The Guardian.
🐳 Lolita the Orca May Swim Free After Decades at Miami Seaquarium
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"The killer whale, also known as Tokitae, has been in captivity for more than 50 years. Amid increasing pressure, the Seaquarium has agreed to release her."
Read the full article in The New York Times.
🖥 EU unveils 'right to repair' rules to cut tech waste
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"The EU's executive arm proposed new rules on Wednesday that would force manufacturers to allow customers to have broken products repaired, in a bid to cut the number thrown out."
Read the full article on France 24.
🐧 Skomer Island: Record number of puffins recorded
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"A record-breaking number of puffins have been counted on and around Skomer Island, off Pembrokeshire. The first count of the year earlier this week clocked 42,513 birds, the highest since the island counts began in the late 1980s."
Read the full article on BBC News.
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