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Residents of Sangihe Island in Indonesia have won a lawsuit against a company planning to mine gold on their island.
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The government of Indonesia’s Papua province has recommended that district officials revoke the permits of 35 of the 54 oil palm concessions operating there.
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Recent research has indicated that modifications to aspects of the water cycle are now causing Earth system destabilisation at a scale that modern civilisation might not have ever faced.
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India ranked as world’s least environmentally sustainable country as it challenges the methodology of Environmental Performance Index 2022.
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Food & Agriculture

Meat is mayhem

We must use the knowledge we already have to transform our agricultural and food systems, or face the prospect of a prolonged epoch of contagion, fear, and economic stagnation.
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The overall trend of rising emissions has not been reversed over the last decade meaning there is less time to reach the Paris goal. What urgent steps need to be taken?
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The clothing industry should work harder to prevent and address gender-based violence in their supply chains. In order to do so, they first need to confront how badly their inspection or social auditing programs fail to protect women.
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Changing the energy-financing models of banks, or developing sustainability-linked loans and green bonds, will simply not be enough to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable economy. A new approach that is effective and scalable must take investors’ expectations fully into account.
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#factories Videos

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An abandoned garment factory in Phnom Penh is reclaimed by artists in a haunting exhibition that depicts the impact of the fashion industry on the environment.
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EB Studio Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
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More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.
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In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquifies it …
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#factories Podcasts

Air pollution in Beijing
Has Covid-19 really improved air quality? Eco-Business spoke to air pollution epidemiologist Dr Vivian Pun about the real air quality story behind the pandemic, and what the virus is telling us about tackling the world's most underrated environmental issue.
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