Sustainable Development

The Detrimental Dye In Your Denim Gets An Alternate Fix.

Denims have always had a bad reputation entailing them. They are responsible for environmental degradation and climate change. The reason why your beloved and seemingly inn...

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Climate Inequalities Are Moving From North-South To Urban-Rural

Cities have been recognized as key drivers toward the successful governance of resources and as the front line in combating climate change. But the economic divide between ...

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Our Jeans Are Ruining The Planet But This Company Wants To Fix That

Here’s how you make the indigo that gives most denim its signature blue: like many things in peak-oil America, you start by drilling down. Extract petroleum from the ...

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In Kenya, Phones Replace Bank Tellers

Pauline Kimari is a pharmacist in Ndaragwa, Kenya, a small town several hours’ drive north of Nairobi. She moved there from rural Muranga, several hours away, to open...

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Beyond Binaries: PeriPhery, A Startup That Finds Jobs For Trans People

Ever looked at a transgender beggar at a signal and wondered why they can’t get jobs instead? After all, they look fit enough. But how many of us will actually rub sh...

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A Delicate Balancing Act: Sustainability At Stella MCCartney

Claire Bergkamp, Head of Sustainability and Ethical Trade at Stella McCartney, grew up in Montana. The northwestern state is sparsely populated and nicknamed the “lan...

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Partners In Transforming India's Urban Transportation

India is experiencing an unprecedented transition from rural to urban living. Its urban population increased from 222 million in 1990, to 410 million in 2014 and is forecas...

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Did Children Build The Ancient City Of Amarna?

New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s co...

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Teenagers' Sleep Quality & Mental Health At Risk Over Late-Night Mobile Phone Use

Researchers advise ‘physical boundaries’ over devices in bedrooms after study finds poor sleep associated with phone use linked to depressed moods Teenagers&rsq...

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A Case Of Letting Robots Make Your Clothes

The more you know about the $3 trillion garment industry, the harder it is to shop. That's why—if you're a (usually failed) conscious consumer like me—you're st...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017