Category: Globalisation

Sign of the Times…

Breakfast time and on looking out to the clear far horizon beneath a blue sky, I observed a shipping spectacle I’ve not seen before –

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Black Friday Bewitchment.

#BlackFriday – a day to promote mass consumerism and acquire unnecessary possessions. If you want to contribute towards a habitable planet for future generations of

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Demise of the Cadbury’s Chocolate Brand

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/cadburys-chocolate-fairtrade-fair-trade-mark-farmers-kraft-american-brand-abandoned-promise-a7445826.html In a final betrayal of the Cadbury brand, Kraft has quietly abandoned its promise to stick with Fairtrade. Hannah Fearn, Tuesday 29 November 2016.

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Pollution from Cruise Liner in UK Waters

http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/latestnews/entryid/2110/princess-cruise-liners-fined-in-illegal-ocean-pollution-case.aspx Princess Cruise Liners fined in illegal ocean pollution case. Ethical Consumer.  02/12/2016. United States Department of Justice announced on the 1st December that Princess

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The Blight of Airbnb

I personally think that the regulations need tightening on this; the housing shortage is so acute that the last hurdle it needs is this type

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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Watch the short accompanying video in the link below! http://motherboard.vice.com/read/inside-the-arctic-seed-vault-designed-to-save-humanity Inside the Arctic Seed Vault Designed to Save Humanity From Extinction. Written by MOTHERBOARD, November

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