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Are H&M, Zara Destroying Forests In Brazil?

A report released recently said that top fashion brands like Zara and H&M have been linked to illegal deforestation, land grabbing and violence in an area of Brazil ‘plundered’ to grow cotton. The investigation carried out by non-governmental organisation Earthsight tracked 816,000 tonnes of cotton to firms in Asia to make jeans, hoodies, shorts and […]Read More

European Parliament Passes Asylum, Migration Reforms

European lawmakers on Wednesday approved a revamped migration system that the pro-EU political centre promises would reduce irregular arrivals as it seeks to stem gains by the far right ahead of the bloc’s parliamentary election in June. It aims to cut the times for security and asylum procedures at external EU borders, and increase returns […]Read More