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Low pay, long hours, risky conditions: what is the price of the West's wardrobe? As an economic crisis stalls Sri Lanka's pandemic recovery, women garment workers are bearing the brunt.
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Villagers claim their health has suffered as a result of the Chatree mining complex's operations, with mass blood tests confirming that a majority of those tested exhibited elevated levels of arsenic, manganese and cyanide.
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Marine heatwaves – periods of exceptionally warm ocean temperature lasting from weeks to years – can be accurately predicted up to one year ahead of the event, new research finds.
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Months after the world’s biggest corporates agreed to develop a treaty to stop plastic pollution, experts examine solutions that corporates have claimed will be able to stem the global waste issue.
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The Biden administration must prioritise an expansive climate action plan from day one. These 10 high-impact actions will make the biggest difference.
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China is often portrayed as an environmental and social villain by the West. However, from fighting pollution to poverty alleviation, no country has done more for sustainable development, argues Junice Yeo.
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Converting waste to energy through mechanisms such as ecoparks and digitised waste collection systems can help Asia recover, recycle and reuse as much waste as possible.
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Each year more than 300 tonnes of processed gold are dumped in landfills. What if we could mine landfills for gold and other precious metals, ask researchers from Keele University.
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Where do your coffee cups, clothes and household appliances go to die? New documentary Trash Trail traces the afterlife of consumer goods in Singapore to reveal surprising findings.
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China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
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How is it different from recycling? Hint: It's about the bigger picture.
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Add this to China's mass manufacturing ability: a 3D printer in Shanghai can build 10 houses within 24 hours by repurposing China's 1.5 billion tonnes of construction waste into 'ink'.
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