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illegal cattle farming, deforestation

How does illegal cattle farming create Amazon deforestation?

Today (26 November) a new report exposes how deforestation is caused by illegal cattle farming in the Amazon.
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What are five climate ideas that improve global health?

Whilst the 25th UN Climate Conference (COP25) creates solutions to the climate crisis, let's discuss how climate policy can protect and improve global health.
EU migration statistics, general election

What do the latest EU migration statistics mean for immigration?

In the run-up to the general election, legal experts Sophie Barrett-Brown and Miglena Ilieva discuss Conservative immigration promises with the latest EU migration statistics.
women activists, WHRD

Women activists face disproportionate violence for work

On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, a report examines activist stories across 21 countries and finds a global failure to protect women activists.
magnitsky provisions, POCA

What are the UK’s Magnitsky provisions?

Here, John Binns talks us through the UK's version of the Magnitsky provisions and why they are unclear.
fast fashion frenzy, cotton

The unrested epidemic: A fast fashion frenzy

If you want to understand how the seemingly ordinary habit of clothes shopping can also be contributing to the sinister fast fashion frenzy, you're in the right place.
rise of deepfake, nancy pelosi

The rise of “deepfake” technology: Where does it end?

Here, James A. Ingram dives into an ongoing topic of intrigue in modern society: The rise of deepfake technology.
uk child poverty rate, social security

UK child poverty rate could increase under current government

A recent report outlines how Conservative social security promises would raise the UK child poverty rate to a record-breaking high.
apply for citizenship, International Observatory of Human Rights

UK government charges children £640 to apply for citizenship

In this article, Valerie Peay, Director for the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), describes the profit-making scheme used by the UK government on children who apply for citizenship.
mental health at work, Ius Laboris

Mental health at work: How healthy is the law?

In the second of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Romania, Hungary and Poland about mental health at work.
bullying and harassment, westminster

How can we tackle bullying and harassment in Westminster?

Here, Sylvie Sage discusses how to dismantle a culture of bullying and harassment in the workplace, starting with Westminster.
approach to knife crime, youth justice

Are we taking the right approach to knife crime?

Here, Timothy Kiely, Criminal Barrister, reveals the working reality of the UK approach to knife crime.
political children's manifesto, servelec

How can tech enable a political ‘children’s manifesto’?

Here, Richard Betts at Servelec discusses the necessity for interoperable technology needed to make a political 'children's manifesto' happen.
stealing trade secrets, intellectual property

How illegal is stealing trade secrets in the US and UK?

Here, IP experts discuss what would happen to someone caught stealing trade secrets in the US and the UK.
whistleblowing policy, public sector

Whistleblowing policy in the public sector

Andy Shettle discusses whistleblowing policy in the public sector, from the current level of transparency to how to create an efficient infrastructure.
millions of open data maps, geospatial data

Jisc gives academics access to millions of open data maps

The Jisc Geospatial Data service will give academics access to millions of open data maps, including the use of live satellite imagery.
mental health in the workplace, Ius Laboris

The issue of mental health in the workplace

In the first of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Italy around mental health in the workplace.
life with asthma and copd, ACCESS

Policymakers must address reality of life with asthma and COPD

Charles Kinney, Communications Manager, EFA, argues that the policymakers have a long way to go addressing the reality of life with asthma and COPD.
exclusion in a cashless society, most popular payment methods 2018

8.17 million people at risk of exclusion in a cashless society

Exclusion in a cashless society is becoming our reality, with eWallets, cards and bank transfers surviving as the most popular payment methods in 2018.
myanmar to court, rohingya genocide

Gambia takes Myanmar to court over Rohingya genocide

The Gambia today (11 November) takes Myanmar to court, filing a case on the Rohingya Genocide that created waves of refugees.

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