ECHO outlines arguments inherent in contemporary media issues. Each issue examines background, arguments for and arguments against and some related resource links - to web sites and newspaper articles. Great for debating.
Complete Issues is a safe place where young people can easily find interesting articles, reliable statistics, personal accounts and useful websites that help them to quickly understand the issues in the world around them.
Know the ins and outs of a sateen fabric? What about a tweed? Learn About Fabrics provides a detailed description of all types of fabrics & finishes - from laces, brocades & silks, to Rayon, Mohair & Lurex.
There are four data bases, namely: the Glossary of Terms and Fabrics; Timelines of Fabrics, Dyes and Other Stuff; A Fashion Data Base and Glossary of Colors, Dyes, Inks, Pigments and Resins from Art Quill Studio
In Dhaka, Bangladesh, low-cost labour has created a booming textile industry employing millions of people. But there is a downside. Find out why environmental protection is virtually non-existent and the consequences of this lack of protection
Regulations are put in place to control the way industries deal with waste. However, in developing countries this is not always the case. Take a look at Dhaka, Bangladesh and see how a lack of infrastructure and environmental monitoring has left its rivers biologically dead and its population facing serious health concerns.
It might seem unusual to find a textile factory located inside a national park. In this clip you will visit an English company that has found a way to 'close the loop' on pollution. And all it took was some clever thinking. Find out how their innovative solution is saving time, money and the environment.