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This Is What Would Happen If We All Suddenly Became Vegetarians

23 November, 2019
Some people become vegetarians (or vegans) to oppose animal suffering. Others do so for health reasons or to avoid burdening our already suffering planet. What would happen, however, if all the inhabitants of the Earth suddenly converted to a diet free…

Hard Truths: Animal Abuse in the Entertainment Industry

22 November, 2019
More than 500,000 wild animals suffer in the industry of human entertainment all over the world. Currently, there are no international regulations regarding the employment of wild animals in the tourist industry for example. Therefore, until proper measures are taken,…

Here Are Some Smart Tips for a More Environment Friendly Workplace

21 November, 2019
Sustainability‐related issues have been discussed for many years and this term has received increased attention in research since the mid‐1990s. For this reason, it is important to spread the "green philosophy" as much as we can. This means, for example,…

How Pro-Environmental Policies Could Foster the Economy of India

20 November, 2019
Developing countries, such as India and China, are among the top polluters in the world. China, with its large population, territory and fast-growing economy, has been one of the first polluters in the world. India looks set on following China’s…

What Is Upcycling and How Is It Different from Recycling?

20 November, 2019
In a world where we generate more and more waste and have fewer and fewer resources available, it is essential to encourage material recycling to contribute to a sustainable environment. In this regard, the term upcycling has recently spread. This…

Here Are Three Abandoned Places Reclaimed by Nature

20 November, 2019
In the second half of the 18th century, the intellectual and artistic life was dominated by the romanticism movement that, among other things, glorified nature. More specifically, its members criticized in their artistic production humans’ departure from Nature with the…

Why Chicago Teaching Strike Is a Symbol of Global Crisis

19 November, 2019
Between October and November, hundreds of teachers flooded the streets of Chicago for several days. The message they wanted to send was quite clear. They wouldn't stop their teaching strike until they got what they wanted. As a result, schools…

Korowai Tribe May Be the Last Cannibals in the World

18 November, 2019
There are still some cannibals on the planet. Or maybe not. They are the Korowai, an indigenous tribe from Papua New Guinea, an island in Oceania where modern development has not yet arrived. Progress is kept firmly away from dense,…

History and Evolution of Vegetarianism: An Ancient Practice

17 November, 2019
The vegetarian diet has been booming in recent years. In the beginning it was just an elite phenomenon. However, now more and more people are deciding to change their diet in the name of an ethical choice. Actually, although most…

Gender Pay Gap: Is There a Wage Gap Between the Sexes?

15 November, 2019
The gender pay gap - also called gender wage gap - is the average difference between hourly compensations of men and women. In the rich and middle-income countries that are members of the OECD - Organization for Economic Co-operation and…

Tips and Tricks to Save Energy and Money on Home Heating

15 November, 2019
In winter, heating our home environment is obviously necessary, but unfortunately also expensive. It is estimated that heating costs account on average for more than 50% of annual energy consumption. With a little attention, however, you could also halve your…

Who Are the Kurdish People? The Story of a Stateless Population

14 November, 2019
The Kurdish population is an ethnic group indigenous of the Mesopotamian territory corresponding to today’s south-western Armenia, north-western Iran, northern Iraq, north-eastern Syria and south-eastern Turkey. The Kurds speak different dialects which are all classified under the Kurdish language. However,…

How Using Technologies in Schools May Help the Environment

13 November, 2019
Classrooms are the places were the generation of the future are raised and educated. Schools are expected to give children the tools to face their adult life at the best of their potentiality. However, in a world that changes at…

These Are the Five Greenest Cities in the World Now

12 November, 2019
Which countries invest most in sustainable policies? And which are the greenest cities in the world, which respect the environment and the territory the most? DualCitizenLLC, an American consulting firm dealing with environmental sustainability issues, has drawn up the "Global…

Three Courageous Men Who Fought for Women Rights

11 November, 2019
Women gained the right to vote more than a century ago. Nevertheless, they still find themselves fighting against prejudice, inequality and sexism. To succeed in this battle, women need men’s support more than ever. Such campaigns like UN Women’s HeForHer…

Here Are the Best Green Inventions for a More Eco-friendly Future

10 November, 2019
The Earth is at risk due to the constant use of environmentally harmful products and non-renewable energy sources. In addition, multinationals are not afraid to deforest, pollute massively and damage the ecosystem in any way they can. Fortunately, however, some…

Five Tips to Help You Reduce Your Meat Consumption

9 November, 2019
The special report released this year by IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - underlined the great effect that reducing meat consumption would have on mitigating climate change. Meat consumption has a significant impact on global warming and meat…

Holodomor in Ukraine: One of the World’s Worst Genocides

9 November, 2019
Ukraine is the largest country entirely within Europe, with a population of more than 42 million. It is the former Soviet Republic which has re-established its independence in 1991. Currently, it is known in the media for its conflicts with…
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