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Environmental Sustainability

Most citizens in rich nations support individual climate action

  • As many as 80% of citizens in 17 developed economies including the US, UK, Germany, Singapore and South Korea are willing to make some and a lot of alterations to how they live and work, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.

5 ways climate change is hurting us

How will Singapore's coasts change amid rising sea levels?

In this first of three stories on the environment by Yahoo News Singapore in commemoration of Earth Day on 22 April, we take a look at the impact of the climate crisis on our shores.
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    Most citizens in rich nations support individual climate action

    As many as 80% of citizens in 17 developed economies including the US, UK, Germany, Singapore and South Korea are willing to make some and a lot of alterations to how they live and work, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.

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    Recreational fishing is the new pandemic activity you need to try

    The angling community has been growing progressively, especially during the pandemic, as more people pick up fishing as a recreational activity or new hobby.

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    Ocean surface climates may disappear by 2100: study

    Up to 95 percent of Earth's ocean surface will have changed by the end of the century unless humanity reins in its carbon emissions, according to research published Thursday.

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    The relationship between plastic and fast fashion is unfortunately still going strong

    Despite their various commitments and promises to making fashion a more circular and responsible industry, some fast fashion giants still make a majority of their clothes with environmentally harmful plastics. In fact, a new study reveals that nearly half of the clothes listed in the e-stores of some of the biggest UK-based fast fashion brands are made entirely from new petrochemicals.

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    New David Attenborough documentary A Perfect Planet available on Channel 5 and meWatch

    Mediacorp has exclusive free-to-air rights for the BBC's latest epic nature series, A Perfect Planet.

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    Burberry announces its pledge to become Climate Positive by 2040

    On its journey to becoming Climate Positive, Burberry will also continue to advocate for changemakers and support programmes transforming the fashion industry, in partnership with NGOs, peers and policymakers.

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    The oil that cooked your fries is now refuelling your aircraft

    Neste Oyj, the world’s biggest maker of renewable diesel says it’s creating a new market for low-carbon jet fuel as passengers slowly return to the skies.

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    From Singapore to Rio green buildings keep tropical tenants cool

    Offices and apartment blocks designed to be green are springing up all over the world as architects reverse almost a century of trying to insulate workers from nature and instead try to adapt structures to their natural surroundings.

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    Insects eat airport food waste in Singapore to make fish feed

    Blue Aqua International will partner dnata, an air and travel services provider, to convert organic waste from its catering and ground handling operations at Singapore’s Changi Airport into insect protein for aquacultural use.

  • Yahoo Life SEA

    Why you need to know about food security and why is it important?

    Food Security is defined as “the state of having reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food” - something that in most Southeast Asian countries can still be a difficult outcome to secure. In Singapore, however, we don’t generally think that this is a problem.

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