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Sustainable and inclusive dolls for a new barbie world

The Barbie brand’s most important component today is diversity. The cultural consciousness regarding racial diversity and representation changed in the 1960s and the early 1970s. Critics began calling for more accurate and inclusive depictions of many races and ethnicities in toys and media. Nowadays, the most crucial factor of the Barbie brand is diversity. Apart from …

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IDEAS TO DESIGN SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING FOR VALENTINE’S DAY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS

As the year begins, it is a good time to examine the impact of sustainability on the packaging of the products. Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner, let’s think about environmentally-friendly packaging solutions that can be used while giving gifts. Every year on Valentine’s Day, millions of cards are sent to your beloved ones, …

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The Cost of Living Crisis Costing the UK’s Mental Health

By Chelsie Lee Rattigan After recently recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are entering a new crisis, the cost-of-living crisis within the UK.  The cost-of-living crisis, life on low pay, rising prices, humanitarian crisis, inflation, rising energy prices, hunger crisis, homelessness, despair. These are just some examples of what the UK public is exposed to …

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“Glad I can hide under a face mask”: Post-pandemic Social Anxiety as We Resume to Face-To-Face Classes and Ways to Manage It

By Mariane Gabrielle C. Cagalawan At the beginning of the pandemic, wearing a face mask felt like a burden. But as schools reopen in the Philippines, it became a hiding cloak for students, protecting them from society more than it protects them from the virus. After more than two years of COVID-19 lockdown, the Philippines …

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The Splendid Pearl of the Silk Road: Now and Future of Tourism in Kashgar

By Ge Qu, Ziming Cheng and Yunya Lin ” Xinjiang is a great place, not coming to Kashgar means you haven’t been to Xinjiang.” This kind of slogan can be seen in major tourist attractions in Kashgar. Kashgar, as the main route of the Silk Road and an international business hub where domestic and foreign business people gather, is …

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Yangon Youth taking action to shift the choking air situation in Myanmar

By: Zaw Win Htet   The Earth is heating up, but that’s not the only matter – it is also choking. Despite the massive recent trend of global activism on climate change, air pollution – the other side of the same coin – still largely remains overlooked, especially in a developing country like Myanmar. As …

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Art in ASEAN Part 1: How art can impact lives and inspire hope in the new normal

By: Hein Thu Soe & Pam Viriyataveekul Despite hardships and questions like, ‘Is art essential?’ artists continue to show the world how it heals people, reduces the impact of climate change, unites communities, and most importantly, inspires hope. As rewarding as it may be, a career in art can be complicated. This article will give …

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