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Rape, reproductive health hazards are common in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands and everyday household products

Palm oil is found in everything from potato chips and pills to pet food, and also ends up in products from L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Avon, Johnson & Johnson.

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AP report: Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

On vast plantations across Indonesia and Malaysia, an Associated Press investigation has found that women are burdened with some of the most dangerous duties in the production of palm oil, which is …

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Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss …

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Journey to Antarctica: Penguins, seals and glacial beauty – The Independent


The Independent

Journey to Antarctica: Penguins, seals and glacial beauty
The Independent
I was eager to get to Antarctica. Greenpeace, the global environmental group, organised the journey to raise awareness of, and support for, a European Union proposal to create the biggest protected area on Earth in Antarctica. The plan was to create a

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The Last Continent: We can still preserve Antarctica’s pristine, natural beauty – Vancouver Sun

The Last Continent: We can still preserve Antarctica's pristine, natural beauty
Vancouver Sun
And, every day we were forced to reckon with the reality that even though Antarctica is virtually unpopulated, people have changed it and harmed it whether through hunting of whales almost to extinction, the introduction of foreign species such as rats

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Frozen beauty: Local doctor shares adventures of trip to Antarctica – Temple Daily Telegram


Temple Daily Telegram

Frozen beauty: Local doctor shares adventures of trip to Antarctica
Temple Daily Telegram
There is no other place on earth like Antarctica. No one lives there; not even polar bears. Unlike the Arctic, which is an ice-packed ocean surrounded by continents, Antarctica is a continent elevated nine thousand feet above sea level and surrounded

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Journey to the South Pole: NASA releases stunning images revealing the incredible beauty of the Antarctic – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Journey to the South Pole: NASA releases stunning images revealing the incredible beauty of the Antarctic
Daily Mail
Operation IceBridge has been studying how polar ice has evolved over the past nine years and is currently flying a set of nine-hour research flights over West Antarctica to monitor ice loss. The mission, which uses a retrofitted 1966 Lockheed P-3

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Mesmerising footage reveals the beauty of Antarctica – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Mesmerising footage reveals the beauty of Antarctica
Daily Mail
Along with a friend, the crew left Ushuaia in Argentina on 24 December, travelled through Port Williams in Chile, rounded Cape Horn and headed for Melchior Islands in Antarctica. The footage was captured during 16 days exploring the frozen continent.

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Behold the collapsing beauty of Antarctica’s Larsen Ice Shelf – CBS News


CBS News

Behold the collapsing beauty of Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf
CBS News
An expansive new image shows the changes in Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf since the mid-1980s. The story is one of retreat, and the ice continues to crumble. A growing crack in a portion of the ice shelf called Larsen C is poised to free an iceberg the
Rift in Antarctica Growing Rapidly, Could Lead to Massive IcebergR & D Magazine
Half the size of Jamaica! Massive iceberg is about to break away …Catholic Online
Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack, Close to Breaking Off, Grows 17 More Miles, Scientists SayWunderground.com (blog)
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The frozen beauty of Antarctica – Mashable


Mashable

The frozen beauty of Antarctica
Mashable
Antarctica is the coldest, highest and driest of all seven continents. It is similar in size to the United States and Mexico combined, with the vast majority of its landmass covered in thick ice sheets. Icebergs floating in the oceans surrounding the

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