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Lessons for a cycling megacity

Which megacities are best for commuting by bike? UK architect Charlie Palmer travelled the world to find out
from China Dialogue on May 24, 2016.
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Indonesian child tobacco workers suffer as firms profit

Thousands of Indonesian children, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms, says an international rights group.
from Human Rights Watch on May 25, 2016.

Scientists slam inefficient, unsustainable food systems

A major overhaul of the global food system is urgently needed if the world is to combat hunger, make better use of natural resources and stem environmental damage, says a report.
from International Resource Panel on May 25, 2016.

Concern over Indonesian sea wall scheme

A massive reclamation project planned in Indonesia is getting flak from scientists and environmentalists because of potentially serious ecological damage it can cause.
from SciDev.Net on May 25, 2016.

Crisis deepens as Mozambique misses payment deadline

Mozambique was unable to make a $178 million government-guaranteed payment to foreign creditors due on 23 May, Reuters reported.
from Mozambique 322 on May 25, 2016.
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It's time to make ecocide a crime under international law

Why 2016 could be a pivotal year in making ecocide a crime under international law.
from New Internationalist on May 24, 2016.

India: drought - but why?

It is time we understood that since drought is human-made it can be reversed, argues Sunita Narain.
from Down to Earth on May 22, 2016.
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Did we learn the right lessons from ebola?

The ebola emergency may be under control in west Africa, but the job of mending shattered health systems has only just begun. Hazel Healy meets the people rebuilding Sierra Leone.
from New Internationalist on May 25, 2016.
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