Peruvian Farmers Forced into Coca Production

The so-called War on Drugs, declared by Richard Nixon in 1971, has been a long and unsuccessful attempt to tackle the trade in drugs in the Americas. In the late 1960s and

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Avocado Mania: Pressing Environmental Concerns and Funding Mexican Drug Cartels

In the last fifteen years, avocado consumption has increased by 300% to a production of 4.25 billion avocados a year. Millennial trends have grown the popularity of this fruit and

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The Need for Renewable Energy Sources: Answers Found in Lithium Mining in Bolivia

Lithium is a vital mineral resource in the storage of energy in the form of batteries. Bolivia, one of the World’s poorest nations, is sitting on the World’s second-largest lithium

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Mass Consumerism: The Greatest Challenge to Sustainable Development in the West

One of the biggest sustainability challenges that the world faces today is that of hedonic consumerism and patterns of mass consumption in the West. The Western countries’ path of development

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The Politics Behind Hummus

  The Arab-Israeli conflict has been ongoing since after the end of the second World War as a result of conflicting claims of the land, Zionism, and, as a response,

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