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The Controversy Over International Trade Dispute Resolution

The Controversy Over International Trade Dispute Resolution | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
With President Donald Trump launching NAFTA negotiations and criticizing the WTO, international trade dispute forums are under increasing scrutiny.
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OBOR: A simple guide to understanding China's One Belt, One Road forum for its new Silk Road —

OBOR: A simple guide to understanding China's One Belt, One Road forum for its new Silk Road — | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
World leaders gathered in Beijing over the past two days to hear China's plan for global trade: the One Belt One Road initiative. Nearly 70 countries and international organizations have signed up for the mega infrastructure project, said president Xi Jinping at the close of the summit today (May 15), but others still have no idea wha
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This German Teen Is Leading A Global Plan To Plant A Trillion Trees

This German Teen Is Leading A Global Plan To Plant A Trillion Trees | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Felix Finkbeiner, 19, has already planted 15 billion saplings.
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Lake Chad: Can the vanishing lake be saved?

Lake Chad: Can the vanishing lake be saved? | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
It's been shrinking fast, but could a plan to divert water to one of Africa's largest lakes stop it disappearing?
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Mexico, A Republic Of Corruption - Worldcrunch

Mexico, A Republic Of Corruption - Worldcrunch | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
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MEXICO CITY - For ordinary people in Mexico, reports of corruption in the public administration are barely worth raising an eyebrow. In the collective conscience and popular imaginatio
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UN Commission delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls

UN Commission delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
The United Nations’ largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights wrapped up Friday in New York with the strong commitment by its Member States to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.
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Shooting an Own Goal: China's Belt and Road Funding Terms Spark Criticism

Shooting an Own Goal: China's Belt and Road Funding Terms Spark Criticism | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
China's Belt and Road initiative comes with a lot of strings attached for underdeveloped economies.
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Geographical Divisions of Colonial Nicaragua: Impacts on Development in the Indigenous Territories

Geographical Divisions of Colonial Nicaragua: Impacts on Development in the Indigenous Territories | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Development across Nicaragua is still largely due to its colonial past.
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New leadership for community-based natural resource management in Mozambique

New leadership for community-based natural resource management in Mozambique | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Night had descended and the rain that had persisted for days finally calmed when the Maputo Declaration of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) was finally agreed upon. But the result was worth the wait.
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Wheat in heat: the 'crazy idea' that could combat food insecurity | Global development | The Guardian

Wheat in heat: the 'crazy idea' that could combat food insecurity | Global development | The Guardian | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Durum wheat varieties can withstand 40C heat along the Senegal River basin, and could produce 600,000 tonnes of food
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Enough to educate 17 million children: the true cost of Brazil’s Car Wash scandal

Enough to educate 17 million children: the true cost of Brazil’s Car Wash scandal | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
As a new Netflix series dramatises one of the world’s largest corruption cases, Global Witness puts a figure on the cost of the scandal.
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch: There Is an Island of Trash Twice the Size of Texas Floating in the Ocean

Great Pacific Garbage Patch: There Is an Island of Trash Twice the Size of Texas Floating in the Ocean | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Scientists think the level of plastic is 16 times higher than previously thought.
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Could Saudi Arabia become a holiday destination?

Could Saudi Arabia become a holiday destination? | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
As the oil-price crunch continues, Saudi Arabia’s rulers turn to tourism.
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Divers Risk Drowning and Sharks to Poach Abalone Worth $200 a Pound - The New York Times

Divers Risk Drowning and Sharks to Poach Abalone Worth $200 a Pound - The New York Times | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
The delicacy once smothered local reefs in South Africa, but the shellfish has become more difficult to find as a result of overfishing, luring untrained divers into more deadly waters.
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Progress in Reducing Extreme Poverty | tutor2u Economics

Progress in Reducing Extreme Poverty | tutor2u Economics | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Absolute or extreme poverty is having insufficient income or savings to meet basic human needs. The benchmark used at the moment for extreme poverty is the…
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Opinion | Metal Mining Would Be Disastrous for Haiti - The New York Times

Opinion | Metal Mining Would Be Disastrous for Haiti - The New York Times | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Last year El Salvador banned metal mining. Haiti should do the same.
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BBC - Future - Lebanon is drowning in its own waste

BBC - Future - Lebanon is drowning in its own waste | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Lebanon has been in a rubbish crisis since 2015. Three years on, how are local groups paving a path for a cleaner – and healthier – future?
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How illegal charcoal fuels war and harms the environment - A very black market

How illegal charcoal fuels war and harms the environment - A very black market | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
DRESSED in a faded T-shirt bearing the face of the American rapper 50 Cent, Samson Okenye leans on a shovel in Nyakweri forest in south-western Kenya. A 62-year-old from the Rift Valley, he has a new gig for his retirement. Having worked in a factory for most of his life, he is now chopping down trees and burning them for charcoal.
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Infographic: What People Think of Globalization, by Country

Infographic: What People Think of Globalization, by Country | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Is globalization a force for good or bad? The answer to this question depends greatly on who you ask - here is a survey of people in 19 countries.
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The story behind Africa's free trade dream

The story behind Africa's free trade dream | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Africa is hoping to agree a free trade deal encompassing the whole continent - but can it be done?
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UN: water scarcity can’t be solved with man-made infrastructure alone —

UN: water scarcity can’t be solved with man-made infrastructure alone — | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Modern water infrastructure is a lot of concrete: dams, canals, reservoirs. But as the world warms and population grows, those old approaches won’t be enough to stave off drinking-water catastrophe, according to a 100-page United Nations report released this week. Humanity will have to start embracing techniques that mimic natural processes. “For too long
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch now three times the size of France

Great Pacific Garbage Patch now three times the size of France | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
A huge, swirling pile of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean is growing faster than expected and is now three times the size of France, researchers say.
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Will the Sustainable Development Goals be fulfilled? Assessing present and future global poverty

Will the Sustainable Development Goals be fulfilled? Assessing present and future global poverty | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
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