A Murmillo battling a Thracian in the ampitheater of Arles.

Hail Caesar! The personal whim of not so fair trade

The struggle for real Fairtrade is reminiscent of gladiator battles, writes Ben O'Hanlon.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Precious blue: water is a treasured resource, but under threat from proposed mining, in the author’s northern Californian community.

View from the ridge

Jewellery designer Jane Theobald's meditation on the true price of the shiny stuff.

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NI 475 - Gold trouble - September, 2014
Sleep soft: a memorial for baby Andini, who died after suffering an extensive skin rash, in Buyat Bay, Indonesia. Locals accuse the Newmont gold&mining corporation of contaminating the bay with heavy metals. Many children have been born with birth defects here.

The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

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NI 475 - Gold trouble - September, 2014
Fatuma, one of JC’s community co-ordinators, at the Nettikulam shop.

Fairer than fair

Just Change India is a tea trade initiative that rights economic wrongs.

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NI 438 - Zero carbon world - December, 2010
To buy or not to buy

To buy or not to buy

The Nestlé fair trade Kit Kat dilemma.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010

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Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Gold trouble September, 2014
Gold trouble September, 2014
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Zero carbon world December, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
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