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What’s the Catch?

In his article “The Tragedy of the Commons”, ecologist Garrett Hardin argues that a jointly-held resource is destined to be over-exploited rather than preserved in order to serve the self-interest of individuals. Beyond State controlled territorial bounds of sea beds where no nation holds exclusive ownership, the high seas cover almost 50% of the earth’s […]
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Reinventing a bulk in sale

Nowadays, it’s a challenge to go into the supermarket and try to buy products that are not genetically modified, products that do not carry a huge social responsibility, and, on top of all of this, products that don’t affect the environment. We can not anymore think only on how the quality of the food is […]
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Reinventando la venta a granel

Hoy en día ir al supermercado e intentar comprar productos que no estén modificados genéticamente, productos que no conlleven una responsabilidad social, y que además ayuden a al medio ambiente, se ha convertido en un reto. Ya no sólo podemos pensar en cómo la calidad de los alimentos nos puede afectar a nosotros mismos, sino […]
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Victory for environmentalists as Hidroaysén dams are rejected in Chile

After 8 years of protests against plans to build 5 large hydro-electric power plants along the Baker and Pascua rivers in the Aysén Region in Chile, the $8 billion Hidroaysén project was reject by the government last week who cited various unresolved environmental issues for their decision. Originally sold as a solution to the energy […]
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One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

With landfills bursting at the rim and pollution filling our oceans and rivers, a huge amount of reusable materials are being thrown away in an ever growing global disregard for preserving resources. By simply taking a quick look at recycling statistics online, there is an overwhelming sense that we aren’t doing enough to combat waste. […]
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Why is the electric car stalling in Germany?

Transportation in the EU is responsible for more than a fifth of all its green house gas emissions. Several European countries have announced bold plans to introduce electric vehicles (EVs) on a wide scale, including Germany who will be targeting to have 1 million electric cars on the road by 2020. With one of the most […]
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