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Gardeners use plant dyes to combat toxic chemicals used by fashion industry

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Gardeners are fighting back against the toxic chemicals used by the fashion industry – by using plants to dye their clothes. The horticulturist Lottie Delamain created a garden for the activist movement Fashion Revolu...

Pitting bands against each other won’t help the music industry fight climate change

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I am writing as the CEO of LIVE, the trade body for the UK’s live music industry, to express my disappointment in the headline and tone of your article (Dear Coldplay, listen to Massive Attack and save yourselves from...

Industry call for Australia to ‘unlock wealth’ of new oil and gas fields at odds with IEA warning

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Fossil fuel representatives have joined the Morrison government in rejecting scientific warnings that no new oil and gas fields should be opened if the world is to deal with the climate crisis, with a national confere...

Trump officials and meat industry blocked life-saving Covid controls, investigation finds

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Trump officials “collaborated” with the meatpacking industry to downplay the threat of Covid to plant workers and block public health measures which could have saved lives, a damning new investigation has found. Inter...

Just one of 50 aviation industry climate targets met, study finds

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The international aviation industry has failed to meet all but one of 50 of its own climate targets in the past two decades, environment campaigners say. A report commissioned by the climate charity Possible assessed ...

US unveils new sanctions on Russia, targeting services, media and defense industry

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The US has unveiled a new layer of sanctions on Russia, targeting services, Russia’s propaganda machine and its defence industry on the eve of Vladimir Putin’s planned Victory Day parade. The new measures were announc...

Louisiana legislator pushes bills benefiting the oil and gas industry — and her husband

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More than 300 people were evacuated from their homes and 49 hospitalized when a carbon dioxide pipeline run by an oil and gas company ruptured in a rural community in Mississippi. People were described as wandering ar...

Why did #MeToo bypass the music industry? Just look at the gatekeepers

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Thanks to a joint investigation by BBC Three and the Guardian, allegations of sexual misconduct against the DJ Tim Westwood – claims he firmly denies – are finally being heard. As I listened to the testimony of the se...

Finally Black women are finding their voice against abuse in the music industry

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Some in the music industry were unsurprised when the allegations about the DJ Tim Westwood came to light last week. There had long been stories recounted by Black women of his alleged abuse of power – rumours that cir...

Qantas closes in on direct Sydney to London flights with landmark Airbus jet order, industry sources say

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Qantas is set to announce a landmark order for Airbus A350-1000 jets capable of non-stop flights from Sydney to London as part of a wider deal with the European planemaker, according to sources. The multibillion-dolla...

Oil and gas industry defends North Sea spending levels as Kwarteng urges more

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The oil and gas industry has defended the amount it invests in the North Sea, ahead of a storm over bumper profits as households face rocketing energy bills. The energy companies BP and Shell are expected to report s...

Your industry skills are transferable – and five other reasons to teach in further education

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If you’d like to make more of what you know in 2022, look no further. The Department for Education’s new further education (FE) teacher recruitment campaign and digital service aims to attract skilled industry profess...

‘Green industry wants to take our land’: the Arctic paradox

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The stove gurgles as Sofia Olsson puts a chunk of wood into the fire, lifts the kettle and offers mugs of tea and grainy camp coffee to the small group reclining on reindeer skins around her. In the taiga forest and f...

How south Asia’s bridal industry built a WhatsApp empire

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Once a year, between December and February, brides-to-be and their families from all over the the US and Europe flock to India and Pakistan to escape the cold, wintry weather, visit family and, perhaps most importantl...

‘We are elite complainers’: Pup, the punk band satirising a shameless music industry

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The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown workers of all kinds into long-term illness, poverty, homelessness and death, and musicians are among them. Unionisation efforts have hit back, including the Union of Musicians and All...

Tourism industry joins push to expand Queensland’s national parks

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Leading Queensland tourism and conservation organisations have joined forces to call on the state government to significantly increase funding to expand protected areas in the state. The state government has previousl...

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