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A case study of Singapore: A garden city that is not so green

Back in 1967, just two years after Singapore’s independence, the then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew introduced his vision for Singapore to become a “Garden City”, aspiring to “integrate greenery into the built environment” and Singaporeans’ daily lives. This involved planting many trees and creating new parks.  Today, in 2018, walking down the tree-lined streets of even the busiest shopping

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Unsavoury & Unjust: the Truth behind the ‘Miracle Grain’

by Anna Moore Quinoa has only very recently been widely available in supermarkets across the UK, but this Peruvian staple is now seen as one of today’s trendiest foods. The consequences of this may make you think twice about your healthy Instafamous salad. The quinoa trend first started in the United States in the 1980s. However, the recent unprecedented demand

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