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The International Barcode of Life Project

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Have you heard of a bio-literate world? A world where you could know in minutes the name of any animal or plant – at any-time or place, including everything about that life-form, from what are its habits to is it endangered or dangerous?  Should it even be there, or is it an invader from somewhere else? Imagine how science could use this knowledge to protect the planet's biodiversity and promote human health and well being?

Sindyanna of Galilee: Positive Action for Women And Communities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Tensions between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are running high after days of fighting. The peace process has faltered and the shadow of terrorism remains as property is vandalised, farmers' olive trees destroyed, and homes and businesses destroyed.

In The Context of Healthy Ageing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The 21st century is seeing an unprecedented global demographic transition. By 2050 – less than 40 years away – it is predicted that one-fifth of the world’s population will be to be made up of people 60 or over, drastically altering some countries' demographic make-up.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance 2030 Market Outlook Predicts a Bigger Future for Renewable Energy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) predicts that two thirds of the world's investments in building new power generation by 2030 may go to renewable energy, as declining costs make renewable energy more competitive and attractive. A whopping $5.1 trillion of a predicted $7.7 trillion of global energy investment could be spent on renewables.

Protecting Bats With Chevrolet Volt Battery Covers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Bats seem to be very misunderstood as a species, which is probably due to the media and various popular vampire films. Bats play an important role in nature, as almost all U.S. bats and 70 percent of the bat species worldwide feed almost exclusively on insects and are extremely beneficial to local ecosystems.

The Shared Value of Banks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the wake of the financial crisis, banks have been under fire from all fronts. While the industry continues to struggle economically, society’s growing suspicion of banks’ intentions is resulting in tighter and more complex regulation. It is clear that this industry needs a new approach and fast.

The PEDIGREE® Brand Works To Improve The Lives of Shelter Dogs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - It is not always a dog’s life! More than four million dogs enter shelters each year in the U.S. Sadly, only one out of every ten dogs born will find a permanent home; homeless animals outnumber homeless people five to one! The PEDIGREE® Brand is working to improve these statistics and is dedicated to helping change the lives of shelter dogs in a big way.

The Co-operative Group Is Back

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Co-operative Group, owned by over eight million members, is the U.K.'s largest mutual business. It operates 4,500 retail outlets and employs almost 87,000 people.

Girls Need More Help

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Actress and U.N. Special Envoy Angelina Jolie and the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, have joined forces in the fight against sexual violence in conflict.  A recent four-day summit in London has brought attention to the topic they are both passionate about.

Fighting Domestic Violence: “Truth About Abuse” Report

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - While the football World Cup is taking place in Brazil, the U.K. police force across the country have set up initiatives aimed at preventing domestic violence in the home during England’s World Cup matches after research found that there is a significant rise in the number of domestic violence cases when the national team play in the tournament.

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