Personal Finance

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Personal Finance
Shopping with a clear conscience
Posted on 13 August 2019

(NC) As we become more aware of the impacts of our actions and purchasing decisions on the world around us, the move towards conscious consumption is a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. If you want to make sure the items you buy won’...

Real Estate

Real Estate
Brookfield buying controlling stake in Genworth MI Canada for $2.4B
Posted on 14 August 2019

Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW.N) agreed to sell its Canadian unit to Brookfield Business Partners LP (BBU.N) for $2.4 billion as it works to win regulatory approval for its acquisition by China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Brookfield Business Partners will purchase 48.9 million shares, or a ...

Environment & Economy

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Environment & Economy
Unbelievable Amounts of Plastics Swimming in the Deep Ocean and Entering the Food Web
Posted on 06 July 2019

Scientists have discovered that the deeper parts of the ocean containdisturbing amounts ofmicroplastics, a lot more than what is seen onthe shores. These microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic floating in the wide ocean in huge amounts. According to the chief scientist at the Monterey Bay A...