The rise of fabric and textile manufacturing brought jobs to Indonesia’s West Java province. It also brought abject pollution to the Citarum River.
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Efficient cooking stoves could prove a more effective way to protect forests and stem illegal logging than the army
The lucrative and polluting leather industry fled Gloversville, New York, for foreign shores when regulations set in, but its echoes are everywhere.
EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate.
Religion, not geopolitics, is at the center of how many Egyptians see regional threats.
Leather processing is big business in Bangladesh, India, and other parts of the developing world, where regulations are lax and poisons run freely.
A Syrian Family in Greece makes one more risky journey, this time to learn their fate in the European asylum lottery
The Egyptian real estate boom was driven by currency considerations. With the government investing heavily in new real estate, what does a floated currency mean for the industry?
Germany is expanding its job program for asylum seekers, but 100,000 new jobs paying 80 cents an hour stir resentment.