The environmental price of fashion

Fashion has never failed to court controversy. If it is not the provocative designs of the clothes themselves (or lack of clothes in some cases) then it is the emaciated figures of its waif-like models that come under fire from the press. More recently, the harsh working conditions behind the cheap mass production of clothing by companies…

Political drought

There is a bitter irony in the fact that farmers in Lesotho, living next to a vast lake are facing severe water shortage and drought as a result of trade agreements: Katse Dam, Lesotho