Category Archive: ETHICAL LIVING

Aug 21

IBUPROFEN POSING POTENTIAL THREAT TO FISH

IBUPROFEN POSING POTENTIAL THREAT TO FISH Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health. Using a new modelling approach, the researchers estimated the levels of 12 pharmaceutical compounds in rivers across the UK. They found that while most of the compounds …

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Aug 13

SUSTAINABILITY IN AUSTRIA

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SUSTAINABILITY IN AUSTRIA   At the core of sustainable tourism in Austria is the stunning natural landscape. This requires serious stewardship if it’s to continue to attract millions of visitors to Austria every year. Ranked fifth in the world for nature conservation/sustainability according to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2011, these …

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Aug 12

SURVEYS FIND DISTURBING INCREASE IN THAI IVORY MARKET

Ivory pieces on sale, Jatujak weekend market, Thailand 2014 © Naomi Doak / TRAFFIC.

MARKET SURVEYS FIND DISTURBING INCREASE IN THAI IVORY MARKET   Monthly monitoring of Bangkok’s domestic ivory market by TRAFFIC reveals a near trebling of the number of ivory items for sale in the past 18 months and a steep rise in the number of outlets selling ivory in Thailand’s capital city. The number of worked …

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