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What Did Sochi Get for $51 Billion? Highways, Railroads and a Lot of White Elephants
World  (tags: Sochi, Sochi Olympics, Development, infrastructure, Russia, taxpayers, politics, corruption, ethics, environment )

Angelika
- 55 days ago - thenation.com
In the old airport, arrivals were written up on the wall by hand and angry attendants yelled out departures over megaphones. Now Sochi has a modern airport that doesn't transport you back to the Soviet Union as soon as you walk into it.
Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 63 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
Three Cheers for Tunisia's Revolutionary Constitution! ACTION
World  (tags: Tunisia, tunisia politics, constitiution, politics, women's rights, environment, healthcare, humanrights )

Nancy
- 77 days ago - act.watchdog.net
This week, Tunisia passed a truly historic constitution widely heralded as a progressive and monumental document.
SLIDESHOW: Amazon Warriors Turned Eco-Activists
World  (tags: endangered, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, forests, humans, nature, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, habitat, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, world, society, UnitedNations )

JL
- 80 days ago - support.edf.org
Find out how the Kayapo are protecting their home from deforestation--and what you can do to help.
Primeiras E Segundas Along Mozambique's Coast, a New Sanctuary Offers Opportunities for People, the Economy and Wildlife
World  (tags: society, world, humanrights, interesting, government, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, freedoms, HumanRights, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, Sustainabililty )

JL
- 93 days ago - worldwildlife.org
In 2012, Mozambique created a protected area that includes cultivated farmland, coastal forests, estuaries, mangroves, seagrass beds, resilient coral reefs & nutrient-rich deep sea waters--and that feeds &d provides livelihoods to more than 340,000 people
Fukushima Disaster: Impacts & Continuing Threats
World  (tags: environment, global, fukushima, radiation, disaster, health, ecosystems )

Jess
- 101 days ago - psr.org
More than two years since the nuclear disaster began at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors, its impact is massive and widespread. It will be decades before the full scope of the impacts of this ongoing disaster is fully understood but significant health, econ
Global Petition - Don't Invest in Great Barrier Reef Destruction in Australia - Via Sum Of Us
World  (tags: World, Environment, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Aquatic Animals, Coal Industry, Corporate Greed, Killing, Eco-system, Ethics, petition to sign )

Victoria
- 119 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Sign to say that building a coal port on the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef is simply unacceptable. The project would dredge and dump 13 million tons of the seabed in the Marine Park area killing this pristine environment in Australia.
Public Eye Award 2014 - Your Voice Counts! - PLEASE VOTE NOW !
World  (tags: Public Eye Award, VOTING, worst business practices, humanrights, ethics, environment, corporations, destruction, health problems )

Angelika
- 128 days ago - publiceye.ch
Public Eye Awards 2014 Irresponsible business practices in the spotlight! Your VOTE counts!
UN Climate Talks Reach Timetable on Emissions Planning
World  (tags: climate-change, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, GoodNews, greenhousegases, protection, world, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, middle-east, africa, asia, europe )

JL
- 138 days ago - smartbrief.com
Under the agreement reached Saturday at the United Nations climate talks, governments must announce by the first quarter of 2015 detailed plans to curb carbon emissions.
Plight of Earth's Most Threatened Tribe Makes Headlines Worldwide
World  (tags: protection, environment, indigenous rights, INDIGENOUS rights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, world )

Cal
- 141 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The plight of Earth's most threatened tribe is reaching millions of people worldwide this month, as the tribe's shocking story is featured in Vanity Fair and the Sunday Times. Both spreads are illustrated with images by world-renowned photographer Sebasti
No Exit: Qatari Migrant Workers Face Harsh Forced Labor Conditions
World  (tags: exploitation, Qatar workers, politics, environment, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Refugees&Relief, politics, world )

Cal
- 141 days ago - rt.com
Migrant worker exploitation in Qatar hinges on the country's draconian exit visa system
Standing On Sacred Ground
World  (tags: Indigenous, environment, film series, sacred lands, cultural survival, human rights, environmental rights, Standing on Sacred Ground )

Dandelion
- 152 days ago - standingonsacredground.org
Around the world, indigenous people stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment. They have never forgotten what it is to be good stewards of the Earth and how to protect her for all life.
Canada Dead Last in Ranking for Environmental Protection
World  (tags: government, politics, environment, Canada, Harper, climate Change, Kyoto, global warming, world )

Michael
- 152 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Canada has fallen behind in a global ranking on international development initiatives and ranks last when it comes to environmental protection.
GREENPEACE - ARCTIC 30
World  (tags: environment, protection, violence )

Dimitris
- 177 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Tell Shell & Gazprom to free the Arctic 30
And the Award Goes to...Monsanto? PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: ethics, world, environment, health, dishonesty, GMO, Monsanto )

Jeanne
- 190 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
This year's World Food Prize--a prize dedicated to furthering a "nutritious and sustainable food supply"--will be awarded to top executives at Monsanto and Syngenta for creating GE crops. GE crops are about feeding the profits of biotech giants, not the
 

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