The Blue New Deal lead by the New Economics Foundation was launched recently: A report on the launch can be found at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_bPWcWPo0DeYjBqR0RoRWxjLXM/view?pli=1 Fernanda Balata, Project Lead, Coastal and Marine Environment said: ‘UK coastal communities rely on the ocean for food, jobs, and recreation. But as environmental and economic pressures grow, natural ecosystems are being […]

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, announced on 28 September 2015 that his nation plans to create a South Pacific marine sanctuary the size of France, saying it would protect one of the world’s pristine ocean environments. The Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary would cover an area of 620,000 square kilometers about 1,000 kilometers off New Zealand’s […]

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Guardian ‘Carney warns of risks from climate change ‘tragedy of the horizon’ Bank of England governor tells Lloyd’s insurers that ‘challenges currently posed by climate change pale in significance compared with what might come’  Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has warned that climate change will lead to financial crises and falling […]

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