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Why should refugee craftspeople abandon their skills when fleeing? ‘Within each piece lies a story of history and culture,’ says Filippo Grandi, UN high commissioner for refugees... Society World
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UN backs a treaty to protect the high seas It is hoped the treaty will lead to the creation of more marine protected areas... Environment
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‘Can we save the planet? We must be relentlessly optimistic’ Bad news about our planet can paralyse us, says former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres. Instead, it’s time to focus on the opportunitie... Environment Science Society
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‘It’s time to build social trust, not guns or walls’ The 2017 World Happiness Report, released yesterday to coincide with International Day of Happiness, names Norway the happiest country in th... Society
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In pictures: young photographers capture their love for the natural world From a fluorescent jumping spider to a hungry kingfisher, we cast an eye over the shortlisted images in a competition designed to spark pass... Environment
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The new UN sustainable development goals: what's different? This weekend the UN sustainable development goals will be agreed upon at a summit in New York. Asghar Zaidi explains how the new goals aim t... Perspective Sustainable Development
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