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Spice of life: how turmeric became the ‘new gold’ for Sri Lanka villagers

In Sri Lankan cuisine, a pinch of turmeric brings the gold colour to sodhi, the mildly spiced coconut soup eaten with the island’s carbohydrate-rich foods. Turm…

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2021/02/16

Fjord focus: is Norway’s friluftsliv the answer to surviving a second lockdown?

First things first, let’s tackle the pronunciation. “It’s free-luftz-leev,” says Lasse Heimdal, repeating the word four times on the phone from a relatively bal…

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2021/01/28

Cape Town’s Wine Farms Are Rising Above the Drought

Winemakers and vine owners work to keep producing wine even in the face of a dire water shortage Corlea Fourie, head of viticulture at Bosman Family Vineyards, …

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2021/01/26

What are green jobs – and why are they important?

Jobs that have a direct, positive impact on the planet traditionally involve renewable energy, electric transport, energy efficiency or nature conservation. But…

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PLANET

2021/01/21

‘One team’: disabled duo help each other in war-torn Syria

One is deaf and mute, the other is paralysed from the waist down; but together, Ahmad and Bader form a duo equipped to handle life in war-torn Syria. In an anci…

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2021/01/19

Plastic Food Packaging Ranked as Most Common Beach Litter for the First Time

Food packaging is the most common form of beach trash for the first time, according to a recently published analysis of litter collected during the Ocean Conser…

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2021/01/14

Green shoots: Rooftop farming takes off in Singapore

On the rooftop of a Singapore shopping mall, a sprawling patch of eggplants, rosemary, bananas and papayas stand in colourful contrast to the grey skyscrapers o…

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2020/12/24

Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.

Climate change can have profound impacts across ecosystems, but rising average temperatures are just one factor among many driving those repercussions. A new st…

PLANET

2020/12/22

Versace Just Made History with Its First Size-Inclusive Runway Show

  The brand casted not just one, but three plus-size models. Versace Just Made History with Its First Size-Inclusive Runway Show (Your browser doesn’…

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2020/12/17