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America’s petty policy on used clothes for Africa

Garth Frazer, University of Toronto Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United...

America

Hurricane-hit Barbudans protest to save communal land from developers

By Megan Darby, Climate Home News Barbuda was among the islands hardest hit by Hurricane Irma, the category 5 storm that ripped through the Caribbean in September...

Asia

China, India lead rise in global antibiotic consumption

By Saleem Shaikh Antibiotic consumption worldwide soared by 65 per cent from 2000 to 2015, a rise driven by higher consumption in low- and...

Australia

Australia opens vast swaths of famed marine parks to fishing

by Mic Smith, Mongabay Australia is known for protecting its sea life in a 3.3 million square kilometer (1.3 million square mile) system of...

Europe

UK will legislate net-zero carbon emissions target, says minister

By Megan Darby, Climate Home News The UK will draft new laws that will cut emissions to net-zero, climate minister Claire Perry announced on Tuesday. In a submission to the UN’s climate change...

International

WB, UNHCR set up data centre on refugees

The World Bank and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees will jointly set up a new Joint Data Center on forced displacement that would...

India

Innovative aerial survey project maps rooftop solar energy potential for Bengaluru

by Sapna Gopal, Mongabay Bengaluru recently conducted a series of aerial surveys to gauge the potential of rooftops for solar energy generation. The surveys...

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What is a tariff? An economist explains

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump recently slapped tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on foreign aluminum,...

Marginalised

India launches online portal, brand to sell tribal products

The Indian government has launched an e-commerce portal and a banner to sell various products by tribals across the country. This includes e-commerce portal of...

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