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Frankincense and myrrh

Frankincense and myrrh: an ethical nightmare?

Sophie Laggan

14th December, 2011

Frankincense and myrrh are prized for their fabulous scent and are an essential ingredient in beauty products. But with 90 per cent of the global supply originating in war-torn Somalia, just how ethical can they really be? more...
Glaciers

Himalayan glaciers are 'not just melting, they are dying'

Jonathan Mitchell

13th July, 2011

Many glaciers are melting away at a rapid rate. This could have serious consequences for half a billion people who depend on the ‘eternal snows’ to water their crops and for drinking. But as Jonathan Mitchell reports from Nepal, not everyone appears concerned more...

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