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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
- 6 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,
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 day 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
- 3 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
- 4 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
- 5 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.
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
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
It will be a bit of a challenge for me because I have to use plastic straws...
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
- 6 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.
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 3 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.
AUSTRALIA: Great Shorebird Migration Under Threat
Environment  (tags: SHOREBIRD MIGRATIONS, HABITAT LOSS, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - smh.com.au
The epic migration of shorebirds from Australia to their Arctic breeding grounds is said to be in imminent danger of collapse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Activist Group for Massive Climate Action - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, activism protection, ecosystems, environment, humans, GoodNews, world, nature, climate-change )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The group of passionate individuals started in Los Angeles, California, and is headed for Washington, DC, 3,000 miles away. Its goal is to inspire the American people, elected leaders, and citizens of the world to act now and help the earth as every ecosy
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, Australia, australian, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - world.einnews.com
Once a leader in green initiatives, Australia's become the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific.
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
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
 

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