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Tackling modern slavery, increasing green space in cities and food pharmacies in the U.S.

An Australian inquiry has recommended an independent anti-slavery commissioner to lead the charge on tackling modern slavery; regular access to nature increases physical and mental health, and other arguments for increasing

green space in cities; and food pharmacies are taking off in the U.S. as part of a movement to prevent and manage health conditions through diet, not pills.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• VIDEO: How and why treeplanting is increasing in Western Sydney. View here

• How Kurrajong Village is moving towards being plastic bag-free! View here

• How a new study claims that eating more tomatoes slows the decline of lung function and reverses some of the damage caused by smoking. Read more here

• How regular access to nature increases physical and mental health, and other arguments for increasing green space in cities. Read more here

• How DHL electric trucks will also filter air for brake and tyre dust. Read more here

• How 2017 has been a remarkable year for the fossil fuel divestment movement. Read more here

• How food pharmacies are taking off in the U.S. as part of a movement to prevent and manage health conditions through diet, not pills. Read more here

• How an Australian inquiry has recommended an independent anti-slavery commissioner to lead the charge on tackling modern slavery. Read more here

 

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