Greener cities and healthier inhabitants through urban cultivation

The high-rise One central park function with its plant-covered façade as a vertical park in Sydney. The plants also help protect the apartments from sunlight during the summer months. Picture by Hans Veneman.

Of: Linda Ljuslin

Through urban cultivation, people in cities can get locally grown food at the same time as it contributes to green cities and creates community among the inhabitants. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), an area of ​​only one square meter can provide up to 20 kilos of food.

November 6, 2018, Chronicle

Maternity leave - a way forward or a step back

20 percent of all women say that menstrual pain affects their daily lives. Photo: Holly Lay, Flickr

Of: Linda Ljuslin

One day off on the first day of menstruation has recently been introduced by the company Culture Machine in India. The introduction has aroused debate in the media and some see it as something that will weaken the position of women in society. In July last year, the Indian company Culture Machine decided to offer women a day of paid leave […]

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May 31, 2018, Report