Jenny Vaughan
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Rise in ocean plastic pollution 'unprecedented' since 2005
by Jenny Vaughan - March 10, 2023 - 7:57am
Plastic pollution in the world's oceans has reached "unprecedented levels" over the past 15 years, a new study has found, calling for a legally binding international treaty to stop the harmful waste.
Rich EU consumers 'outsource' environmental impact to poorer neighbors
by Jenny Vaughan - January 28, 2023 - 9:46am
Consumption patterns in wealthy European Union countries are having detrimental environmental impacts in poorer EU nations, a study Thursday found, exposing harmful inequalities on the continent.
Sustainable influencers take on fast fashion
by Jenny Vaughan - January 21, 2023 - 9:20am
This growing army of influencers are seeking to expose the environmental damage caused by huge fashion firms like Shein, H&M and Zara. 
Crunch UN biodiversity meeting seeks to save 'planet in crisis'
by Jenny Vaughan - December 1, 2022 - 11:32am
Observers are hoping the COP15 biodiversity talks in Montreal will deliver a landmark deal to protect nature and reverse the damage humans have done to forests, wetlands, waterways and the millions of species that...
Bored and broke, Vietnam migrants risk lives for riches in Europe
by Jenny Vaughan - October 28, 2019 - 2:58pm
Bored by village life and fed up with a lack of opportunity, the allure of overseas riches is enough to tempt many to embark on the risky trips. 
Confessions of a cannabis farmer: The Vietnamese getting Brits high
by Jenny Vaughan - October 18, 2019 - 9:13am
Holed up alone in a suburban British house thousands of miles from home, cannabis farmer Cuong Nguyen spent months carefully nurturing his plants, one of thousands of Vietnamese migrants working in the UK's multi-billion...
Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue
by Jenny Vaughan - September 10, 2019 - 6:45pm
Hundreds dead in the Philippines; a threefold increase of cases in Vietnam; hospitals overrun in Malaysia, Myanmar and Cambodia -- dengue is ravaging Southeast Asia this year due in part to rising temperatures and...
Ghost month grub: Dead pets get earthly feast at Vietnam animal cemetery
by Jenny Vaughan - August 18, 2019 - 1:47pm
Sausages, grapes, milk and mooncakes are laid at the gravestones of beloved cats and dogs at Hanoi's pet cemetery -- an earthly feast for the souls of dead animals believed to return from the afterlife for a meal...
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