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as a service
Did you buy a CD recently? Didn't think so. Most of us listen to music as a service. Now more things will be available as a service, this thoughtful article says. As a service Music, movies, clothes ... More and more items that we used to buy are now available as a service. Maybe the...
plastic bag ban

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Plastic fantastic

Plastic bags are practical - and create waste. As one of the world's worst plastic bag polluters, Indonesia now wants to make drastic change. Plastic bag ban What's the big fuss about plastic bags? They are very helpful in the stores, aren't they? But as more people comes to understand, plastic bags create piles of...
slow vacation in gascony
Are you planning your summer vacation? Maybe a slow vacation in Gascony, France, could be the thing. Slow vacation in Gascony This week's Sunday read takes us to rural France, where writer Pilar Guzmán reports in Conde Nast Traveler from a slow vacation favourite: Gascony. "If you stay in the perfectly distressed bed-and-breakfast Le Consulat,...
universal basic income

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It takes a village

Universal basic income is something that has been discussed a lot lately. But does it work? Nobody knows, since it is not tried out in a larger scale. Until now. Universal basic income In an interesting New York Times article (see link below), journalist Annie Lowrey follows aid workers to a very poor village in...
climate change

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What he said

Climate change - what's the fuzz anyway? In this film the American TV presenter Bill Nye tells us about the most important things to know when it comes to climate change. The film is from National Geographic. Read more An extra treat: Bill Nye on overpopulation and limited resources at Big Think (bigthink.com) --- annons...
deforestration rainforest
Do you remember the ”Save The Rainforest” campaign? Well, that was a decade ago. Now there are signs of increasing deforestration in parts of South America. There is a huge demand for soy beans in the world. Not just to provide you with soy milk in your morning coffee, but mostly to feed pigs, chicken...
fast fashion
In a recent The Atlantic feature article, fast fashion is explored. Clothing consumption has increased rapidly - the Swedish fashion company H&M’s business model of ’the trendy, throwaway method of selling clothes’ is one reason of this. People buys cheap clothes and throws away them after just a have worn them a few times. However,...