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Monsun - unbürokratische Hilfe

In Indien profitieren heute mehr als 1,5 Millionen Bauern von Mikroversicherungen. Swiss Re bietet eine sogenannte Indexversicherung an. Das ...

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What the Frack(ing)?

The UK government recently announced its plans to support the Fracking industry with investment and tax breaks. These were the ...

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Banning plastic

Rwanda has banned non-biodegradable plastic and hopes to become the first plastic free country in the world, but as this ...

STORY URL: Rwanda's plastic bag-free utopia
Not so long ago, Rwanda suffered from an all-too-familiar problem in Africa: billions of plastic bags choking waterways and destroying entire ecosystems. To fight this scourge of the environment...

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Toxic time bomb in India

What you see below is one of the latest documentaries on the toxic asbestos trade in India and it contains ...

STORY URL: 101 East - India: Toxic Trade
More than 50 countries have banned asbestos products but India cannot get enough and is importing the mineral from Canada. Is India investing in a future hea...

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Drip Irrigation - Need of the hour

With today's decreasing water resources, drip irrigation has become the need of the hour.

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To frack or not to frack

Swiss Re regularly updates its expert assessments of the shifting risk landscape through an array of publications aimed at its ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/European_Legal_Developments_2011_2012.pdf

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New cities - building on top and between

Architect Alfredo Brillembourg talks about the importance of sustainability with any new building project. New city elements should not be ...

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How can we ensure food security?

Swiss Re's Clarence Wong, Chief Economist Asia, talks about food security challenges in emerging markets. His own grandmother was a ...

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Holstein cows in Vietnam

On a recent trip to Vietnam, I had the opportunity to see more of the country than just office landscapes ...

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Urban bee keeping

A lovely clip created by Green Renaissance about urban bee keeping. If we want to be able to feed the ...

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The real gold - food

Christina Kaba, manager at Abalimi Farming in South Africa, talks with great passion about the immediate good that comes from ...

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Farming from space

Satellite technology is a real game-changer for our work towards a more secure global food supply. Remember the 2010 drought ...

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Hong Kong student on climate change

This young student from Hong Kong's Victoria Shanghai Academy has strong views about climate change and how he hopes Hong ...

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Breaking the poverty cycle

The good thing about working in the agricultural insurance space in Africa is that you can really see the benefit ...

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About fracking fluid

According to the linked Swiss Re expert publication, between 1 million and 8 million gallons of fluid and 80 to ...

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