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‘Pay it forward’ restaurant opens on Queensferry Street

Home Restaurant in Queensferry opened 24 September from a partnership between Maison Bleue restaurant and Social Bite charity. The restaurant is notable for its unique ‘pay it forward’ business model, which encourages customers to pay in advance for homeless individuals. Dean Gassabi of the Maison Bleue chain operates the restaurant along with support from a […]

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The pangolin: the world’s most trafficked animal

When you’ve got anything from an upset stomach to a severe fever, you’re probably more likely to reach for prescribed medication than you are for a generous spoonful of ground rhinoceros horn or pangolin scale. However, this isn’t the case for everyone, which has led to a rapid decline in both pangolin and rhinoceros populations. […]