Svalbard Global Seed Vault: What Does the Future of Agrarian Culture Look Like?

In a highly complex construction, located deep inside a mountain on an island of the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago, only 1,300 kilometers away from the North Pole, an invaluable fortune

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Free but not Fair

With the continuous crisis in Ukraine taking most of the media’s attention, a dubious election in the heart of Europe passed silently. In Hungary, the popular but controversial prime minister

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Chinese Orphanages: Hatching Social Problems

On March seventeenth, the Guangzhou Orphanage in China announced the shocking amount of disabled children dropped off at the baby drop-off hatch that had opened no more than two months

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“White Gold”- changing symbol of wealth and power?

 Nature has repeatedly been portrayed as the enemy of human, which has evolved into the civilized urban environment. The common narrative follows along the line “First humans lived like savages

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Turkey: A Country Torn Between Going East or West

By Yuri van Hoef With corruption scandals coming to light in December 2013, Istanbul’s Taksim square once again became the site of major anti-government protests. Earlier, in May 2013, what

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