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Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Although it lacks the teeth of legislation overseas, Victoria’s Yarra River (Birrarung) laws provide a foundation for rights of nature to build on in Australia.

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Rivers are the lifeblood for millions of Indians and Bangladeshis. But a radical legal idea to save them from pollution is being met with opposition.

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Hospitals, masks and test kits all produce plastic waste. Only a small part of it is recycled.

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After decades of decline, a formerly pristine river with high ecological value in Hong Kong is on the path to revitalisation.

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