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Greenpeace thinks of lonely hearts

Environmental organisation Greenpeace Switzerland has set up an online dating service for environmentally conscious singles called

Officially launched on Valentine’s Day, it will provide, apart from a search for the perfect partner, tips on greener lifestyles, on how to protect the environment better, how to be politically active, and travel advice.

Greenpeace says that while it might not be easy being green – to paraphrase Kermit the frog – that will not stop people from wanting to find love and the right partner.

But the organisation adds that the new platform provides an opportunity for like-minded people to network, helping them find for example fellow activists for a demonstration.

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