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7th December 2018

Tony Daly presents a run-down of the top blogs of the year based on reader popularity.

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‘Back to Black’ Friday

The hyper-consumption phenomenon, Black Friday, now takes place beyond the US and is growing. Toni Pyke reports on Black Friday from an afternoon in late

Basketball – More than Just Fun and Games

Basketball – More than Just Fun and Games. A final-seven finalist in the 2018 Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie Development Issues series, Jane Litvin explores

Introducing the new developmenteducation.ie

The new developmenteducation.ie is all about teachable moments – in crisis, in opportunities and in education for change, now in the era of Sustainable Development Goals, extreme inequalities and human-induced climate shocks.

Are you ready for World Food Day 2018?

Tuesday next week, the 16th October, is World Food Day. Toni Pyke sketches out the background to the international day and introduces a new #ZeroHunger

Our world in 90 seconds

It took just less than 90 seconds to graphically reveal the horrific underbelly of globalisation and of ‘modern’ consumerism and business.  Five years ago, in

7 ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle

As consumers, how can we both consume more sustainably and influence companies to produce more sustainably? A final-five finalist in the 2018 Trinity College Dublin

I gave up plastic for Lent. Could you?

Rachel Mary Dornan reflects on the challenges she experienced in giving up plastic for Lent and wonders if plastic-free living is affordable in a rising

Development: the ‘overs’ and ‘unders’

How much development is ‘enough’? A final-five finalist in the 2018 Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie development issues series, Rosie Stack argues it’s time to