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To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

21 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More of the billions of tonnes of materials the world uses each year must be recycled and reused to keep climate change in check, researchers said on Tuesday.

To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

21 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More of the billions of tonnes of materials the world uses each year must be recycled and reused to keep climate change in check, researchers said on Tuesday.

Gay couple to join Japan legal challenge after marriage bid fails

18 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A couple who failed in an attempt to register their same-sex marriage in Japan vowed on Friday to take legal action to force the country to legalize gay weddings.

Want to buy ethical food? Scan with your phone for fast facts

17 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Whether buying a fish fillet at a supermarket or ordering steak in a restaurant, consumers will soon be able to use their phones to check instantly whether their food is green and ethical.

Want to buy ethical food? Scan with your phone for fast facts

17 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Whether buying a fish fillet at a supermarket or ordering steak in a restaurant, consumers will soon be able to use their phones to check instantly whether their food is green and ethical.

From Iran to Indonesia, Muslim feminists on film upend stereotypes of oppression

15 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Traveling to cities and villages in five countries with a backpack, Sarah Zouak filmed 25 Muslim women - from single parents to fisherwomen - to dispel dated religious stereotypes.

From Iran to Indonesia, Muslim feminists on film upend stereotypes of oppression

15 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T ravelling to cities and villages in five countries with a backpack, Sarah Zouak filmed 25 Muslim women - from single parents to fisherwomen - to dispel dated religious stereotypes.

Asia must be alert to rise in anti-LGBT+ rhetoric ahead of polls

08 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Asian countries holding elections this year must be ready to protect the rights of LGBT+ communities ahead of a likely rise in anti-gay rhetoric by politicians, rights groups said on Tuesday.

To halt deforestation, researchers say we must listen to the forests

04 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conservationists and palm oil companies tackling deforestation and forest fires must rely less on satellite imagery and instead start listening to the sounds of the forests, according to a report published on Friday.

To halt deforestation, researchers say we must listen to the forests

04 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C onservationists and palm oil companies tackling deforestation and forest fires must rely less on satellite imagery and instead start listening to the sounds of the forests, according to a report published on Friday.

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