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  • Great news for the 120,000 people demanding forest-friendly products!

    Blogpost by Areeba Hamid - February 18, 2014 at 15:11

    Nearly 120,000 of you amazing people have signed the Tiger Manifesto just six days since it launched globally. This is incredible! And we have some good news to share with you….

    Delhaize commits to No Deforestation

    ….Today, we are one step closer to forest and tiger-friendly products: Belgium-based international retailer Delhaize Group has become the first supermarket chain in the world to commit to a No Deforestation Policy with full traceability.

    As few as 400 Sumatran tigers are left in the wild because their forest homes are being destroyed – but your support can change that.

    25,000 people sent emails to the CEO of Delhaize, hundreds left messages on the companies Facebook pages and many directly challenged store managers at their nearest Delhaize store in Belgium. Each time, the same request was made: Delhaize must e... Read more >

  • The World's Largest Solar Plant

    Blogpost by Daniel Schreiber - February 17, 2014 at 15:42

    Photo credit: Brightsource Energy

    In the heart of the Californian Mojave desert, the world’s largest solar plant officially opened last week.

    The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a project conceived by Google, NRG energy, and Brightsource energy. It contains hundreds of thousands of mirrors and spans an impressive distance of over 5 miles. It is estimated that the $2.2 billion dollar project will generate enough renewable energy to power over 140,000 homes.

    This project, the first of its kind in the United States, is seen as a catalyst for things to come. After President Barack Obama’s announcement that his administration is dedicated to tackling climate change, extensive clean energy investments like Ivanpah need to be the top priority.

    The US has watched as countries like... Read more >

  • The movement for tiger-friendly products starts today. Are you in?

    Blogpost by Bustar Maitar - February 13, 2014 at 19:01