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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

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Strategy Stretching the entire width of the US, the Sun Belt has been the country's biggest post-war success, though the states that comprise it are now moving in different directions

The Sun Belt shines for US tech and manufacturing

Stretching the entire width of the US, the Sun Belt has been the country’s biggest post-war success, though the states that comprise it are now moving in different directions

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Strategy Ethical consumerism is touted as a powerful social movement capable of creating better business practices, but are the limitations of the marketplace significantly reducing its impact?

Conscious consumerism might be nothing more than lip service

Ethical consumerism is touted as a powerful social movement capable of creating better business practices, but are the limitations of the marketplace significantly reducing its impact?

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Strategy Abandonment of arts and social science subjects will rob the next generation of the priceless lessons of history. Public universities must realise their role as more than just knowledge creators

Maintaining the arts and social sciences should be a higher education priority

Abandonment of arts and social science subjects will rob the next generation of the priceless lessons of history. Public universities must realise their role as more than just knowledge creators

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Strategy With urbanisation continuing apace, Utrecht is leading the way in finding solutions to how to live healthily in a city

Utrecht is leading the way in terms of healthy city living

With urbanisation continuing apace, Utrecht is leading the way in finding solutions to how to live healthily in a city

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Strategy The Lonsdale Consortium has acquired a 50-year lease on Australia’s biggest port, thanks to a $7.3bn bid that far exceeded expectations

Port of Melbourne leased to Lonsdale consortium for $7.3bn

The Lonsdale Consortium has acquired a 50-year lease on Australia’s biggest port, thanks to a $7.3bn bid that far exceeded expectations

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Strategy The microblogging site is expanding its video advertising programme, allowing users to monetise their creations

Twitter users to profit from their videos

The microblogging site is expanding its video advertising programme, allowing users to monetise their creations

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Strategy Amid the ongoing battle with terrorist organisations, EU powers urge the European Commission to ban end-to-end encryption

France and Germany call for encryption ban

Amid the ongoing battle with terrorist organisations, EU powers urge the European Commission to ban end-to-end encryption

Strategy Taxi app Uber has agreed to merge its business in China with rival taxi firm Didi Chuxing

Uber to merge with China’s Didi Chuxing

Taxi app Uber has agreed to merge its business in China with rival taxi firm Didi Chuxing

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Strategy Non-profit investment funds could bring sustainable development and economic growth to some of the world’s poorest communities

Start-ups can be more effective than financial aid

Non-profit investment funds could bring sustainable development and economic growth to some of the world’s poorest communities

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Strategy The first wave of robot workers is just around the corner, but whether they can replace human employees is a question that is yet to be answered

Why you should hire robot workers

The first wave of robot workers is just around the corner, but whether they can replace human employees is a question that is yet to be answered

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Strategy The standard line of encouragement is that, with hard work and perseverance, a technology start-up will thrive. But, odds are it will be gone within a few years

Why your start-up will probably fail

The standard line of encouragement is that, with hard work and perseverance, a technology start-up will thrive. But, odds are it will be gone within a few years

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Strategy Forward-thinking organisations are throwing out the old hierarchies in favour of having employees look after themselves

The end of managers – workers are now able to supervise themselves

Forward-thinking organisations are throwing out the old hierarchies in favour of having employees look after themselves

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