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Europe’s other wall: How militarised barrier continues to divide Cyprus, 30 years after Berlin’s came down

Europe’s other wall: How militarised barrier continues to divide Cyprus, 30 years after Berlin’s came down | The Independent

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Modest fashion: ‘I feel confident and comfortable’ – BBC News

'If you haven't heard of the term it's all about covering up in a way that is still on trend. Dressing modestly but fashionably is already popular with young Muslim women but it's not exclusive to people of any one religion or belief.
And right now it's having a moment.'

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The dirty side of renewable energy

Clean technologies rely on a wide range of metals sourced from unsustainable mining.
Mineral extraction damages local communities and environments, destroying cultures and biodiversity in the process.
Human rights and conservationist efforts are put at risk due to mining.

Read more (The Big Think)