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  • August 20, 2019

    Greenpeace maps global sulfur dioxide hotspots in new research

    NASA satellite data reveal the largest point sources of sulfur dioxide pollution around the world.
    NASA satellite data reveal the largest point sources of sulfur dioxide pollution around the world.
  • August 19, 2019

    New Zealand’s first online generation struggles with anxiety

    According to recent findings in New Zealand, one young adult in every five has sought mental health treatment in the past year.
    According to recent findings in New Zealand, one young adult in every five has sought mental health treatment in the past year.
  • August 16, 2019

    Friday news roundup August 16, 2019

    Ethiopia launched a national plan to end child marriage and FGM and Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to start repatriating Rohingya refugees. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Ethiopia launched a national plan to end child marriage and FGM and Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to start repatriating Rohingya refugees. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • August 15, 2019

    Jacinda Ardern: “Australia has to answer to the Pacific”

    Despite committing $800 million to address global warming in the region, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison is fending off attacks over the country’s domestic emissions policies.
    Despite committing $800 million to address global warming in the region, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison is fending off attacks over the country’s domestic emissions policies.
  • August 13, 2019

    Is Britain on the cusp of a recession?

    According to official figures for the second quarter of the year, amid Brexit turmoil, Britain’s economy has shrunk and it might be on the cusp of recession.
    According to official figures for the second quarter of the year, amid Brexit turmoil, Britain’s economy has shrunk and it might be on the cusp of recession.
  • August 12, 2019

    Give workers more paid holiday and raise their wages to boost productivity, says UK think tank

    British workers should be given pay rises and more time off work to spend their earnings in order to solve the country’s productivity crisis, according to new research from the New Economics Foundation.
    British workers should be given pay rises and more time off work to spend their earnings in order to solve the country’s productivity crisis, according to new research from the New Economics Foundation.
  • Friday news roundup August 9, 2019

    Fiji anounced its climate crisis blueprint and job-seekers want to work for politically conscious CEOs. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Fiji anounced its climate crisis blueprint and job-seekers want to work for politically conscious CEOs. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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