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Ethical consumerism

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Ethical consumerism (alternatively called ethical consumption, ethical purchasing, moral purchasing, ethical sourcing, ethical shopping or green consumerism) is a type of consumer activism that is based on the concept of dollar voting. [1]

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Alternative purchase network

An alternative purchase network (APN) is a contemporary commerce channel established as an alternative to perceived consumerism, and the cultural and economic hegemony of the global market.

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Anarchist schools of thought

Anarchism is generally defined as the political philosophy which holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary and harmful, The following sources cite anarchism as a political philosophy: Slevin, Carl.

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Anita Roddick

Dame Anita Lucia Roddick, (23 October 1942 – 10 September 2007) was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing natural beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism.

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Blackoutsabbath is a concept created by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, as promoted by the organization Blackout Sabbath.

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A boycott is an act of voluntary and intentional abstention from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for moral, social, political, or environmental reasons.

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Breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer awareness is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment.

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Breast cancer research stamp

The breast cancer research stamp (BCRS) is a semi-postal non-denominated postage stamp issued by the United States Postal Service, priced in 2011 as eleven cents higher than the standard first-class letter rate.

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Business ethics

Business ethics (also known as corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics, that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business environment.

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Carry Somers

Carry Somers MA FRSA is a British fashion designer, social entrepreneur and fashion campaigner.

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The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl.

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Close the Door campaign

The Close the Door campaign is a national campaign in the United Kingdom to encourage retailers to keep their doors closed to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.

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Colin Morgan

Colin Morgan (born 1 January 1986) is an actor from Northern Ireland, best known for playing the title character in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.

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Community-based economics

Community-based economics or community economics is an economic system that encourages local substitution.

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Conservation (ethic)

Conservation is an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection.

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Consumer sovereignty

Consumer sovereignty is an economic concept described by William Harold Hutt in his book Economists and the Public:A Study of Competition and Opinion (1936).

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A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".

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Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate sustainability, sustainable business, corporate conscience, corporate citizenship or responsible business) is a type of international private business self-regulation.

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Critical consumerism

Critical consumption is the conscious choice of buying or not buying a specific product according to ethical and political beliefs.

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In the animal rights movement, cruelty-free is a label for products or activities that do not harm or kill animals anywhere in the world.

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Diderot effect

The Diderot effect is a social phenomenon related to consumer goods that comprises two ideas.

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Disinvestment refers to the use of a concerted economic boycott to pressure a government, industry, or company towards a change in policy, or in the case of governments, even regime change.

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Dollar voting

Dollar voting is an analogy that has been used to refer to the impact of consumer choice on producers' actions through the flow of consumer payments to producers for their goods and services.

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Double-duty dollar

The term double duty dollar was used in the United States from the early 1900s through the early 1960s, to express the notion that dollars spent with businesses that hired African Americans "simultaneously purchased a commodity and advanced the race".

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Downshifting (lifestyle)

The term down-shifting in the English language refers to the act of reducing the gear of a motor vehicle while driving a manual transmission.

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Eco-capitalism, also known as environmental capitalism or green capitalism, is the view that capital exists in nature as "natural capital" (ecosystems that have ecological yield) on which all wealth depends, and therefore, market-based government policy instruments (such as a carbon tax) should be used to resolve environmental problems.

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Ellis Jones (sociologist)

Ellis McNatt Jones (born February 25, 1970) is an American sociologist and author at College of the Holy Cross.

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Ethical banking

An ethical bank, also known as a social, alternative, civic, or sustainable bank, is a bank concerned with the social and environmental impacts of its investments and loans.

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Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer is a not-for-profit UK magazine and website which publishes information on the social, ethical and environmental behaviour of companies and issues around trade justice and ethical consumerism.

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Ethical eating

Ethical eating or food ethics refers to the moral consequences of food choices, both those made by humans for themselves and those made for food animals.

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Ethical living

Ethical living is the philosophy of making decisions for daily life which take into account ethics and moral values, particularly with regard to consumerism, sustainability, environmentalism, wildlife and animal welfare.

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Ethical Threads

Ethical Threads is a clothing manufacturer based in the United Kingdom.

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Ethical trade

The term "ethical trade" first gained currency in the mid-1990s, where it was used as a term for socially responsible sourcing.

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Ethos (film)

Ethos is a 2011 documentary film directed and written by Pete McGrain and hosted by Woody Harrelson.

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Fair trade

Fair trade is a social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions.

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Fair trade coffee

Fair Trade coffee is coffee that is certified as having been produced to fair trade standards.

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Fairphone is a social enterprise company which aims to develop smartphones that are designed and produced with minimal environmental impact.

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Fairphone 2

The Fairphone 2 is a touchscreen-based, dual-SIM smartphone first released in December 2015.

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Five Star Movement

The Five Star Movement (Movimento 5 Stelle, M5S) is a political party in Italy.

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Food and drink prohibitions

Some people abstain from consuming various foods and beverages in conformity with various religious, cultural, legal or other societal prohibitions.

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Free range

A small flock of mixed free-range chickens being fed outdoors Free range denotes a method of farming husbandry where the animals, for at least part of the day, can roam freely outdoors, rather than being confined in an enclosure for 24 hours each day.

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Free run (animal)

Free run is a method of farming stewardship where the animals are not kept in cages but are allowed to wander around inside an enclosed structure, such as a barn.

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Frugality is the quality of being frugal, sparing, thrifty, prudent or economical in the consumption of consumable resources such as food, time or money, and avoiding waste, lavishness or extravagance.

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Geeks OUT

Geeks OUT is a New York City-based, non-profit organization, founded in 2010, whose mission is to rally, empower, and promote the queer geek community.

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Giv'ot Olam

Giv'ot Olam (גבעות עולם, lit. Hills of Eternity) is an organic farm and Israeli settlement outpost in the Samarian hills of the West Bank.

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Glossary of environmental science

This is a glossary of environmental science.

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GoodGuide.Com is an online web, iPhone app and Android app tool which enables consumers to retrieve evaluations of the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products such as toys, food, and detergents.

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Green America

Green America (originally known as Co-op America until January 1, 2009) is a nonprofit membership organization based in the United States that promotes ethical consumerism.

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Green brands

Green brands are those brands that consumers associate with environmental conservation and sustainable business practices.

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Green Earth Market

Launched in 2006, Green Earth Market is an American online retailer of environmentally friendly goods, offering products that are made locally (North America), of natural, organic, or recycled materials, and/or produced in a fair trade, sustainable, or organic production process or method utilizing energy conservation.

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Green gifting

Green gifting is an emerging trend that results in a lower environmental impact as well as a lower impact on personal budgets from the gift giving process.

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Green politics

Green politics (also known as ecopolitics) is a political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice and grassroots democracy.

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Guilt-free consumption

Guilt-free consumption (GFC) is a pattern of consumption based on the minimization of the sense of guilt which consumers incur when purchasing products or commercial services.

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Index of economics articles

This aims to be a complete article list of economics topics.

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Index of environmental articles

The natural environment, commonly referred to simply as the environment, includes all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth.

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Index of ethics articles

This Index of ethics articles puts articles relevant to well-known ethical (right and wrong, good and bad) debates and decisions in one place - including practical problems long known in philosophy, and the more abstract subjects in law, politics, and some professions and sciences.

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Index of philosophy articles (D–H)

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Index of social and political philosophy articles

Articles in social and political philosophy include.

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Index of sustainability articles

This page is an index of sustainability articles.

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Ingle & Rhode

Ingle & Rhode is a company based in London, England, that specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of jewellery whose components can be traced to sources certified free of the taint of being produced in substandard working conditions or in a war zone.

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Jurlique International Pty Ltd, is an Australian cosmetics manufacturer specialising in natural botanical-based skincare and cosmetics under the brand name Jurlique.

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List of boycotts

This is a list of boycotts.

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List of non-fiction environmental writers

This is a list of non-American, non-fiction environmental writers.

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Local purchasing

Local purchasing is a preference to buy locally produced goods and services over those produced farther away.

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Mandatory labelling

Mandatory labelling or labeling (see spelling differences) is the requirement of consumer products to state their ingredients or components.

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Market system

A market system is any systematic process enabling many market players to bid and ask: helping bidders and sellers interact and make deals.

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Marketing ethics

Marketing ethics is an area of applied ethics which deals with the moral principles behind the operation and regulation of marketing.

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McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Natalie Pa'apa'a

Nattali Rize (aka Natalie Magdalena Chilcote or Natalie Pa'apa'a) Note: User may have to click "Search again" and provide details at "Enter a title:" e.g. Better Spent; or at "Performer:" Blue King Brown is an Australian musician, record producer and political activist.

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Open campaign

An open campaign can encompass several definitions.

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Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is a membership-based business association that focuses on the organic business community in North America.

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Outline of economics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to economics: Economics – analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Outline of marketing

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to marketing: Marketing – social and managerial processes by which products, services, and value are exchanged in order to fulfill individuals' or groups' needs and wants.

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Outline of sustainability

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sustainability: Sustainability – capacity to endure.

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Peace movement

A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, and is often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.

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People's Food Co-op

People's Food Co-op or just the People's Co-op is a food cooperative located in Portland, Oregon.

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Product Red

Product Red, stylized as (PRODUCT)RED™, is a licensed brand owned by RED that seeks to engage the private sector in raising awareness and funds to help eliminate HIV/AIDS in eight African countries.

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Product stewardship

Product stewardship is where environmental, health, and safety protection centers on the product itself, and everyone involved in the lifespan of the product is called upon to take up responsibility to reduce its environmental, health, and safety impacts.

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PullApart is a UK-based, independent packaging recycling classification system.

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Rainbow Warrior (2011)

Rainbow Warrior (sometimes Rainbow Warrior III) is a purpose-built motor-assisted sailing yacht owned and operated by Greenpeace and intended for use in their activities such as environmental protests and scientific excursions.

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Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is a non-governmental organization (NGO) working to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

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Raymond L. Bryant

Raymond L. Bryant is a British-Canadian geographer and Professor of Political Ecology at King's College London.

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A resource is a source or supply from which a benefit is produced.

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Rufus Wainwright

Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer.

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Safia Minney

Safia Minney, is a British social entrepreneur and author.

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Service economy

Service economy can refer to one or both of two recent economic developments.

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Slow Food

Slow Food is an organization that promotes local food and traditional cooking.

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Social ecology

Social ecology is a critical social theory founded by American anarchist and libertarian socialist author Murray Bookchin.

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Social Enterprise East Midlands

Social Enterprise East Midlands (generally known by the acronym SEEM) is an organization that exists to help foster an environment in the East Midlands region where social enterprise is encouraged to grow and enabled to develop.

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Social software

Social software, also known as Web 2.0 applications or social apps, include communication and interactive tools often based on the Internet.

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Solidarity economy

A solidarity economy is based on efforts that seek to increase the quality of life of a region or community through local business and not-for-profit endeavors.

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State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability

State of the World (book series) 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability is a report and project that was conceived and directed by Erik Assadourian, a senior fellow at Worldwatch, and published by the Worldwatch Institute that analyzes the consumer cultural paradigm.

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Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.

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Sustainable living

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources and personal resources.

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Sustainable seafood advisory lists and certification

Sustainable seafood advisory lists and certification are programs aimed at increasing consumer awareness of the environmental impact and sustainability of their seafood purchasing choices.

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Sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make a positive impact on the environment, society, and economy.

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Sustainable urban infrastructure

Sustainable urban infrastructure expands on the concept of urban infrastructure by adding the sustainability element with the expectation of improved and more sustained urban development.

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The Honest Company

The Honest Company is an American consumer goods company, founded by actress Jessica Alba, that emphasizes household products to supply the marketplace for ethical consumerism.

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The Immigrant Workers Centre

The Immigrant Worker Center IWC is a social justice organization based in Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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Throw-away society

The throw-away society is a human society strongly influenced by consumerism.

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Uneconomic growth

Uneconomic growth, in human development theory, welfare economics (the economics of social welfare), and some forms of ecological economics, is economic growth that reflects or creates a decline in the quality of life.

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UTZ Certified

UTZ Certified is a program and a label for sustainable farming.

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Value-action gap

The value-action gap is the space that occurs when the values (personal and cultural) or attitudes of an individual do not correlate to his or her actions.

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Zady is a clothing and consumer goods e-commerce company co-founded by Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat that emphasizes ethical consumerism.

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2012 Dhaka fire

The 2012 Dhaka fire broke out on 24 November 2012, in the Tazreen Fashion factory in the Ashulia district on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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