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GOOD NEWS! Norway to Pay Liberia to Stop Deforestation
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CLIMATE SUMMIT, GoodNews, government, green, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 27 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In one of the many major announcements that have come out of the UN Climate Summit in New York this week, Norway says it will pay Liberia to stop cutting down its forests.
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 28 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 26 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
What You Can Do Presents: Plastic Free For A Year   video
Environment  (tags: plastic free for a year, challenge, water, nature, humans, oceans, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, forests, wildlife, world, video )

BarbCat
- 23 days ago - youtube.com
It will be a bit of a challenge for me because I have to use plastic straws...
Koch Industries Leads The Stats On Pollution Published By The Polluter Watcher Blog of Green Peace   video
Environment  (tags: Koch Industries, pollution, healthconditions, humans, climate-change, globalwarming, weather, world, Sustainabililty )

Betsy
- 19 days ago - youtube.com
This is a clever and creative video. Combined with the stats published by Green Peace in the Polluter Watcher Blog begs this question: Do the Kochs pollute US politics or our collectively loved planet more? Enjoy the video-read the stats.
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 21 days ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
Ice Sheets Will Be Melting, and Raising Seas, for Centuries to Come
Environment  (tags: melting ice sheets, climate-change, climatechange, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, oceans, world )

Cal
- 23 days ago - theecologist.org
Ice sheets are nature's freight trains: tough to start moving, even harder to stop.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 24 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 24 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say NO to Shell's Risky Arctic Drilling
Environment  (tags: OIL DRILLINGINTHEARCTIC, SHELL OIL, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
Shell wants to bring not one, but two drilling rigs to the Chukchi Sea. That could spell double trouble for the Arctic--say NO to Shell's plan
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 22 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 19 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 26 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
International Lawyers' Group Calls for International Court on the Environment
Environment  (tags: world, protection, climat elaws, climate court, study, report, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 29 days ago - thestar.com
n a landmark report, the International Bar Association, says climate laws are inadequate to protect people and an international body to deal with climate change disputes is needed.
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 23 days ago - environment.einnews.com
This botanical hot spot has 1 500 plant species, of which 190 are endemic. Of these, 155 are threatened with extinction, and are believed to be particularly vulnerable to climate change.
 

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