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March 7, 2021
Why 2020 does NOT solve the CO2 problem

Carbon emissions dropped for the first time since World War II last year, but that's not nearly enough reason to get excited.

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March 5, 2021
Research shows the huge number of fish eating plastic

A new study shows that the amount of plastic consumed by marine fish is huge and continuing to increase rapidly.

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March 5, 2021
CFC levels drop and ozone layer recovery gets back on track

After China took decisive action to end illegal CFC production the ozone layer has got back to slowly healing.

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March 4, 2021
The danger of relying on high-tech networks in a warming world

As extreme weather and natural disasters increase across the world due to climate change, how much should we rely on high-tech networks?

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March 3, 2021
Lithuania proposes new power blockade methodology

Lithuania expects agreement from Estonia and Latvia by late June on it's proposed amended methodology for power trade with Russia.

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March 2, 2021
Can social pressure influence climate policy decisions?

Research by the University of Cape Town suggests that policy makers in East Africa are strongly influenced by 'social norms'.

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February 28, 2021
France launches the world's first 'Repairability Index'

The new colour coded index let's shoppers know how repairable a device will be based on factors like availability of spare parts.

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February 27, 2021
The huge environmental cost of Bitcoin

Tesla just bought $1.5 billon or Bitcoin, pushing it's value to a new record high, but it also has a huge environmental cost.

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February 26, 2021
The EU adopts a new Strategy on Adaption to Climate Change

The EU launches a new Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out a path to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change.

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February 25, 2021
Why climate change is a hot issue for Mediterranean wineries

As temperatures continue to rise, Mediterranean wineries are finding themselves in a climate hotspot. What are the problems and how do they adapt?

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February 24, 2021
Sir David Attenborough's address to the UN Security Council

Sir David Attenborough's recent address to the UN Security Council delivers a stark but hopeful message that is poignant and thought provoking.

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February 23, 2021
Meat-free schools meals in Lyon cause outrage, but should they?

The mayor of Lyon temporarily removed meat from school lunches, rival politicians and farmers are far from happy about it.

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February 22, 2021
Baltic states climate targets for 2030 and beyond

We made a list of all of the climate targets actually set out in law and policy by the Baltic countries.

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February 21, 2021
5 Experts explain why the US rejoining the Paris Accord really matters

We all have opinions on the importance of the US rejoining the global climate agreement, including these five scholars.

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February 20, 2021
Pasodink medį - Tree planting project in Lithuania

There are many tree planting projects worldwide. This one is unique in aiming to create new and untouchable forests in Lithuania.

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February 19, 2021
Researching animal sentience - How does it feel to be a bee?

The Baltics love bees, but how much do we really understand them? New research is trying to understand animal sentience.

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February 18, 2021
International Day of Forests 2021 - Photo contest

The deadline for the International Day of Forests 2021 Photo contest is 12 March. Grab a camera, visit your favourite tree and take a Treefie!

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February 17, 2021
Report says one-third of oak species face threat of extinction

Nearly one-third of all oak species (31%) are considered threatened with extinction, according to a new Red List report.

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February 15, 2021
Enefit Green reports 11% renewable energy increase

Enefit's reported increase of 11% of renewable energy production in 2020 is nice but doesn't solve Estonia's power mix issues.

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February 14, 2021
Lithuania leads the EU in plastic packaging recycling

The latest available statistics show Lithuania with the highest plastic packaging recycling rate, but Estonia and Latvia below the EU average.

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February 13, 2021
Less-harmful road salts, based on natural antifreeze from fish

As the Baltics are covered in snow and ice, could we replace harmful road salts using antifreeze compounds naturally produced by fish

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February 12, 2021
Could 2021 become a big year for the laws of nature?

Why the Green Economy Coalition believe that 2021 might just turn out to be a big year for the laws of nature.

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February 11, 2021
Will quieter, greener supersonic planes soon be back?

The last supersonic passenger flight on Concorde was in 2003, but could they soon be back with quieter and greener planes.

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February 9, 2021
Vilnius University moves to 100% green power

Vilnius University has become one of the first large organisations in Lithuania to purchase electricity from 100% renewable sources

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January 25, 2021
Hi, this is Eko Diena...

Eko Diena is designed to be a news source, directory of sustainable projects and companies, and a discussion forum for all things related to a more eco-friendly life.

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January 24, 2021
Fastest growing EV market in the EU in 2020

It might surprise you to know that Latvia was the fastest growing market for electric vehicles anywhere in the EU last year.

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