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Anita Roddick

It’s not often I get a pang of grief from the mass media, but I gotone from the news of the sudden, premature death of Anita Roddick. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brutality in Bagua

Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco, Peru, on the furore following the massacre of indigenous protesters.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Corporate pollution

Africa’s people and environmentare suffering at the hand of foreign corporations. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria @ 50: What about the women?

As the African nation celebrates its half-century of independence, Sokari Ekine looks at Nigerian ‘women of action’ from the 1920s to the present day.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My maiden voyage

A dapper couple wearing shorts arrive in an SUV and make off in a smartblue narrowboat. Smart boats are rarely lived in, more usually ‘leisurecraft’. British Waterways - a QUANGO - is apparently convinced thatthese craft represent the most profitable, and therefore the only,future for the inland waterways.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'They remove boulders and cross rivers'

History most of us never get to hear about...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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