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Avoiding the rabbit hole of a rotation

Despite having bought numerous watches over the past few years, and almost always selling them on, I have somehow managed to avoid going down the rabbit hole of a rotation. 368 more words

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Recent publications from Student Councils around the world

Assis Geraldo J, Silva F, Horacio ECA, Leao A, Brayan A, Fernandes G, Da Rocha Coimbra N. (2018) Highlights of the 2nd Brazilian student council symposium, organized by ISCB Regional Student Group Brazil. 552 more words

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Letter from Africa: Mugabe 'unloved' on his birthday

Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.

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The 6 Reactions Book-Lovers Have to People Who Don't Read

There are many ways to get passionate reactions out of hardcore book nerds. Tell us Twilight deserves a place in the pantheon of great vampire literature next to Stoker’s Dracula and Rice’s Interview with the Vampire.  709 more words

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Damming the Nile: Explore with 360 video

Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan. 10 more words

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Bolster safeguards through civil society to protect the environment

Originally published by the Asian Development Bank on Monday, 05 June 2017

The environmental sustainability of development projects cannot be guaranteed without effective safeguards. The problem is how to strengthen safeguards systems, a need that is becoming more urgent as we grapple with the impacts of climate change. 715 more words

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What CSOs can do for climate change accountability

Originally published by the Asian Development Bank on Thursday, 06 October 2016

The landmark global climate deal is nearly operational as the European Union this week backed the Paris agreement signed in December 2015. 577 more words

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