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Time Is Ticking, Apple. We're Still Waiting for An Ethical IPhone.
Business  (tags: consumers, dishonesty, abuse, ethics )

- 2614 days ago -
Our iPhones and other iGadgets are still made by workers treated unethically, even though Apple pledged to address violations of workers' rights in its Chinese supply chain. So far no progress.
Run-Up to Rio Bad Time for U-Turn on Forest Protection
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, climate-change, nature, habitatdestruction )

- 2615 days ago -
Humanity is now using 50 per cent more resources than the Earth can provide, according to WWF's recently released 2012 Living Planet Report.
Organic September - Discover Why Organic Food Is Naturally Different
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, eco-friendly, environment, shopping )

- 2615 days ago -
Europe's biggest celebration of all things organic will be taking place throughout September, brought to you by the Soil Association - the UK's leading membership charity campaigning for healthy, humane and sustainable food, farming and land use.
Bees at Risk From Chemicals Increase
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, habitat, pesticides, bees )

- 2615 days ago -
Pesticide use rose by 6.5% between 2005 and 2010, increasing the risk to bee populations, according to new research launched today by Friends of the Earth.
Organic and Natural Solutions for Snail and Slug Control
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, organic, eco-friendly, recycling )

- 2615 days ago -
My ideas on low cost nature friendly snail and slug control in the garden
Banks Set Up Trading Platform in Space
Business  (tags: banks, space April's Fool )

- 2667 days ago -
If you can send one banker into space, why not send them all there? Happy Aprils Fool Day
After Killings in France, Muslims Fear a Culture of Diversity Is at Risk
World  (tags: Toulouse, France, massacre, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, society, terrorism, violence )

- 2668 days ago -
As near to the Spanish border as it is to the Mediterranean, this sunny red-brick city has long been known as a place of welcome and diversity, far removed from the divisive politics of Paris. In contrast to much of the French south, the far right, with i
A Road Map to Sustainable Agriculture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, food, garden, Sustainabililty, sustainable, green, organic, globalwarming, CO2emissions, greenliving )

- 2667 days ago -
An independent commission of scientific leaders from 13 countries released a detailed set of recommendations to policymakers on how to achieve food security in the face of climate change--and chemicals and GMOs are not on the list.
Organic Vs. Conventional Price Report in the Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, food, shopping )

- 2668 days ago -
What would be useful would be to run a farm gate pricing index alongside it, the retail mark-up on some organic produce can be eye watering. Some of the produce I sell at bulk prices of 1euro a unit I have seen been retailed in chic locations at 8-10 euro
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