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🌊 Our oceans are unwell, Rishi pushes for more oil, plus our favourite biodiversity startups
This week's poll - do protests help climate action?
🌍 Top News Stories
[Global] Ocean heat record broken, with grim implications for the planet »»
[Australia] Greens push Labor to release declassified climate crisis report ‘full of explosive truths’ »»
[UK] Government ignores watchdog over air quality rules »»
[Global] Four out of five people worldwide have recently been impacted by climate change heat »»
[South America] Winter Vanishes in the Andes as Climate Change Meets El Nino »»
[UK] Growing number of sewage monitors in England’s bathing waters ‘broken’ »»
Sunak in the Spotlight
Greenpeace activists cover one of Rishi Sunak’s homes with fabric to protest against his recent pledge to “max out” UK oil and gas reserves »»
Rishi Sunak announces 100 new licenses for North Sea drilling »»
Rosebank: MPs and peers urge Grant Shapps to block new oil field »»
Global warning: politics is about to get truly ugly as Sunak pollutes climate change debate »»
🚀 Startup Hub
📈 3 Reasons Content Marketing Is A Good Choice For Early-Stage Startups
Validate your ideas, do it on a budget, and scale exponentially - Read full article
👂Are you listening to your customers? If you don’t, your competitors will
🇸🇬 How Temasek Foundation funds sustainability innovations and startups
Startups in Singapore are funded by The Temasek Foundation based on desirability, feasibility, and viability. Read more here about who they choose to fund.
💸 These are the most active and spendiest cleantech investors »»
🚀 Startup News
🚽 Amsterdam’s The Good Roll raises €300K to bring sustainability to toilet paper »»
🦆 Goosedown Out, Bulrush In: The Plant Refashioning Puffer Jackets »»
🇬🇧 How UK startups are contributing to carbon capture targets »»
🌍LG Electronics to form $100-million global startup fund »»
🇬🇧 London climate tech startup Revalue Nature secures $10M to rethink carbon projects »»
👟 Algae is the new black: Nike sneaker swaps petroleum for sustainable ink »»
🌲 Biodiversity startups we love
🇧🇷 Bioverse from Brazil equips Indigenous tribes and Amazonian communities with digital tools such as drones, satellite imagery, and mobile applications help provide data monitoring the tropical forest bioeconomy.
🕹 Guardians of Earth are a global startup that combines gaming, AI, AR, VR, and Indigenous Knowledge systems to create “Nature Realms”. They aim to empower organisations to address the biodiversity crisis at scale by engaging people with nature in exciting new ways with real-world biodiversity data.
🦐 Oceanfarmr, a startup from Australasia and The US, offers ocean farmers a “full-suite solution” – from software solutions to optimise farmer productivity, to farm financing products – to help accelerate the growth of restorative ocean farming on a global scale.
📡 Pachama (USA), harnesses satellite data and AI to help companies confidently invest in high-quality carbon credits. Their tech can identify the highest-quality forest projects and target areas for protection.
🌱 Re.green use spatial analysis technology to identify areas that need regeneration, and plants native tree species with local communities to restore forests in the Amazon. The startup has the capacity to plant 2 million seedlings per year and could expand to up to 10 million per year.
What do you think about the recent protests? How can we save our oceans?
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