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Electronic Waste

With the average lifespan of some electric appliances, like computers, estimated to be 3-5 years, it’s little wonder landfill areas are clogged with discarded electronics. Globally, the debate about how best to manage electronic waste continues to rage, while in many parts of the world, an informal, unregulated electronic waste trade and recycling sector is in full bloom. Read on

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India’s ‘Pink Revolution’

India has already seen the ‘green’ and ‘white’ revolutions in its food industry come to pass; it now seems well on its way to realising a ‘pink revolution’ too; the modernisation of meat production processes. Is going pink a health and environmental hazard in the making? Read on

Bitter Truth: Biodiversity and The Business of Food

2010 was the International Year of Biodiversity and offered the world the opportunity to reflect on the role of biodiversity in our daily lives – in fact our bodies and our selves. We rarely make the connection between biodiversity of plants and animals, which we celebrate in the wild and our culture of food and lifestyles. Read on