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Child labour: mineral make-up boom raises fears over ethical extraction

After media reports of alleged links between cosmetic makeup and illnesses including cancer, discerning consumers have switched to mineral cosmetics in an attempt to find a more natural beauty alternative. Many of these mineral products contain mica, a glittery substance used in blusher, eyeliner, …

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Friendship leads to $50,000 Habitat for Humanity donation

March 13, 2014<p>Norbert Jeka wasn't the most genial octogenarian at Milton Senior Living.<p>"He could be obnoxious," joked his sister, Nancy Murphy. "My …

What to Do on World Water Day

Water is precious—more precious than many think.<p>About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. But while water seems abundant, just 1% of …

Habitats

Partners & Borrowers Rebuilding from the Wreckage of Philippine Typhoon

It’s been four months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore through the Philippines and displaced 4 million …

Colorado Becomes The First State To Regulate Methane Emissions From Fracking

Colorado will be the first state in the nation to clamp down on emissions of the super potent greenhouse gas methane from the state’s booming oil and …

Beijing pollution reaches 'crisis' levels

Residents in the Chinese capital of Beijing woke to another day of thick, choking smog on Feb. 25, 2014. The city has been under an "orange" smog …

Pollution

Supreme Court reviews expansion of 2007 Clean Air Act

By Dan Bobkoff<p>February 24, 2014 | 3:31 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/02/24/sustainability/supreme-court-reviews-expansion-2007-clean-air-act/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

City Council Vote Brings Los Angeles One Step Closer To Banning Fracking

A Los Angeles City Council committee has given the green light to a measure paving the way to prohibit hydraulic fracturing in the city, according to …

Return of ‘airpocalypse’: Beijing’s expats flee smog

<b>Editor's Note</b> <i>(8 December 2015): With an air quality red alert issued in Beijing for the first time ever, BBC Capital brings back this story of expats fleeing the city because of the excess pollution.</i><p>After five years in Beijing, Hannah Sanders and her husband Ben, both employed at Harrow School …

Malala Yousafzai: only thing that can fight terrorism is education

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban, has revealed that she thinks that the only thing that can fight terrorism is education.<p><b>Malala Yousafzai</b>, now 16, made the comments in an interview for the BBC <i>Panorama</i> programme "Shot for going to school" which airs tonight.<p>The …

Blair: fight against al-Qaida could last a generation

The west's fight against al-Qaida is like the battle against revolutionary communism, says Tony Blair, who warns that it could last for a generation.<p>The former prime minister said on Sunday that Britain was right to send troops to support the French effort in Mali to put down a terrorist attempt to …

UK to shift focus of terrorism fight to al-Qaida offshoots in north Africa

A meeting of the UK National Security Council will order a shift in resources and energy in its counter-terrorist strategy away from a sole focus on Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Middle East towards what David Cameron described as a "generational struggle" against al-Qaida-inspired militants in …

CLASSIFIED REPORT: Afghanistan Will Fall Into Chaos By 2017

The National Intelligence Estimate also predicts that Afghanistan will quickly fall into chaos if Washington and Kabul fail to sign a security pact to keep an international military contingent there beyond 2014, the newspaper said. The pact must be signed for the United States and its allies to …