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Price of Beauty

How much does it cost to have well-moisturized skin? A bar of Dove soap costs US$ 1.50 and sometimes less if you buy bulk. Every bar contains a third of moisturizer, so your skin will be smooth, healthy and radiant.

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Earthship: a new way to live

Michael Reynolds is an American architect based  New Mexico known for the design and construction of eartship. He is a proponent of “radically sustainable living”. He has been a critic of the profession of architecture for its failure to deal

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Back to basics: a room for small changes, everyday?

Going back to basics like switching off lights in unoccupied rooms can go a long way in the reduction of fossil fuel effects on the environment, especially if 49m people do it consistently. This is a South African government initiative

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Earth Debt

‘Antique Sunlight’, a term lifted directly from my recent viewing of the 11th hour resonated with me more than any other concept in Leonardo Di Caprio’s ecological wake up plea. We, as a race, are cashing in on previous generations

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Measuring GPI

Majority of economists today look at country’s GDP to understand its economic well being. However, GDP was never intended to be used in such way.  Criticism for using GDP include that it does not account for the changes in natural

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Environmental Impact Assessment of Countries

In our course today we were asked to investigate India’s position in terms of its Ecological Economic Efficiency.  In our research, we stumbled across this recent article put forward by a joint contribution of Harvard, Princeton, Adelaide University and University

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