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FootprintWire 17.8.12

Today’s green news: UK places 40th in new Ocean Health Index

2000 cyclists set to to ride with Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins through Lancashire village to mark launch of the Bradley Wiggins Foundation, in The Guardian.

Applications now open for DECC’s £8m Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme, enabling UK community groups to install low carbon heating technology for free, on GreenbuildNews.

California Institute of Technology awarded top prize in Bill Gates’ challenge to invent sustainable sanitation solution for world’s poorest, on The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

And finally… US scientists, policymakers and conservationists collaborate to develop first Ocean Health Index, in The New York Times.

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