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Juliette Jowit

Juliette Jowit

    UK looks to mini-jobs for economic boost
    UK looks to mini-jobs for economic boost
    It's being considered as one of a package of measures to make it easier to create employment.
    Drowning in a sea of waste
    Drowning in a sea of waste
    Five hundred tonnes of Christmas tree lights and at least 25-million bags of plastic sweet wrappers, turkey coverings, drinks bottles and broken...
    Cottoning on to unfair subsidies
    Cottoning on to unfair subsidies
    The continuing struggle of cotton growers in the poorest region of the world has been highlighted by a report which reveals the many billions of...
    Big business subverts world health
    Big business subverts world health
    Lobbying by powerful big food companies is blocking reforms that would improve human health and the environment, a director of the United Nations'...
    Conservation: Mankind must turn over a new leaf
    Conservation: Mankind must turn over a new leaf
    The mission to catalogue threats to our natural world produced more gloomy news last week: that more than one in five plants is at risk of...
    Highway threatens migration route
    Highway threatens migration route
    The world's greatest migration spectacle -- the annual charge of nearly two million wildebeest, zebra and other mammals across East Africa -- is...
    Flowers face extinction
    Flowers face extinction
    More than one in four of all flowering plants are under threat of extinction, according to an alarming report by scientists.
    'A landscape of market failures'
    'A landscape of market failures'
    In every corner of the globe the evidence of the biodiversity crisis is now impossible to ignore.
    Urgent need to nurture nature
    Urgent need to nurture nature
    The economic case for global action to stop the destruction of the natural world is even more powerful than the argument for tackling climate...
    'Ration meat and save the world'
    'Ration meat and save the world'
    People will have to be rationed to four modest portions of meat and one litre of milk a week if the world is to avoid runaway climate change, a...
    Eat less meat and save the planet
    Eat less meat and save the planet
    People should have one meat-free day a week if they want to make a personal and effective sacrifice that would help tackle climate change, the...
    UN says road deaths kill as many as Aids
    UN says road deaths kill as many as Aids
    The United Nations is to hold its first debate on road safety amid warnings that the problem is a "public health crisis" on the scale of Aids,...