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The price of the blue jeans

The interesting German documentation “Der Preis der Blue-Jeans” elucidates the working conditions under which people in China produce our blue jeans, which we want to buy in a look as if they were worn for ages….but as we want to buy new jeans over and over again, lots of toxic and cancerogenic chemicals have to be used to please us. 270 more words

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Does my consumption count ?

Does my consumption count ?.

I just entered the ‪#‎WorldEnvironmentDay2015‬ blog competitionto win a trip to Milan. What do you think of my article? Does my consumption count ?https://wp.me/p4Fwcb-9

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Does my consumption count ?

Negative natural occurrences are attributed to a number of environmental issues: while some are largely beyond our control as humans, a good number of negative natural occurrences are avoidable and are within our control. 1,062 more words

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Blockupy Frankfurt - down with capitalism! ...but what comes next?

Black clouds surround the skyscrapers in the skyline of Frankfurt, skyscrapers which are the symbols of an uncontrolled capitalism, of banks which are “too big to fail”, of the rich and filthy 1%. 1,161 more words

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SCORAI Europe: notes from Lausanne

The inter-disciplinary workshop on sustainability held in Lausanne at the beginning of this week has marked the end of my very intense period of academic travel in 2014. 894 more words

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