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UK looks to mini-jobs for economic boost

The creation of "mini-jobs", which allow people to take on work without paying tax or national insurance, is being considered by the British treasury.

Drowning in a sea of waste

The convenience of using plastic leaves our world smothered in rubbish.

Cottoning on to unfair subsidies

The continuing struggle of cotton growers in the poorest region of the world comes under the spotlight.

Big business subverts world health

UN official spells out how lobby groups stall and water down progressive regulation.

Conservation: Mankind must turn over a new leaf

The mission to catalogue threats to our world produced more gloomy news last week: that more than one in five plants is at risk of extinction.

Highway threatens migration route

Vehicles and animals are on a collision course in Tanzania.

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’

In every corner of the globe the evidence of the biodiversity crisis is now impossible to ignore.

Urgent need to nurture nature

UN biodiversity report calls for global action to prevent destruction of the Earth's resources.

‘Ration meat and save the world’

Report: 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.

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