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Fire clownfish hiding in anemones at Wakatobi. (Shutterstock/File)

While the Earth has only warmed around 0.74 degrees Celsius over the last 100 years, this small temperature increase is affecting ocean ecosystems and could impact upon the global marine tourism industry.

Read more: How climate change threatens Indonesia's marine tourism

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The first large-scale analysis of corporate practices for sourcing sustainable materials shows that many companies address sustainability at some level, but most deal with only one or a subset of materials within a small portion of their supply chain.

A worker in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, loads palm fruit into a truck for transport to a factory that will process it into palm oil -- an ingredient in a wide range of consumer products. Credit: Joann de Zegher / Stanford University

You want chocolate. You scan the market shelf for a bar with a Fair Trade or Rainforest Alliance certification because you don't want your indulgence to drive labor abuse and deforestation. It's the right thing to do, right?

Read more: Limited scope of corporate sustainability revealed

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