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Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Drowning in liquid filth – in 21st century India

We pretend that people are not condemned to the caste system, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Banish the flip-flop!

Plastic shoes are lethal – for those making them as well as for those wearing them, and even after they’ve been discarded.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Death by a thousand cuts

Alberta’s waterways are threatened by Canada’s tar sands operations. To save them we must put money and resources into proper scientific assessment, says Zoe Cormier.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Finance

Risk-taking is after all what you would expect from entrepreneurs, many of whom have not just made huge fortunes but also lost them in spectacular bankruptcies. The real shock was to discover the extent to which banking had evolved into a special case of state-subsidized capitalism that underwrites one-way bets..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A fishy business

Could human activity be to blame for the increase in whale beachings around the globe?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Toxic waste

The West has been using Africa to dump its toxic waste and unwantables for years and continues, despite it having being illegal since 1992.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don’t throw anti-homophobic stones in glass houses!

Yes, what’s happening in Uganda is appalling, but Britain and the US need to sort out their own prejudices as well.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Never Forget: The Ampatuan Massacre

They thought they had got away with it. But devoted Filipino photographers make sure that the country’s worst political massacre stays in the public eye – literally.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The beauty myth... and madness

Notes from the Endangered Species Summit, which challenges the toxic culture that teaches women and girls to hate their own bodies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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