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Changing Times: Australian Greens to Present 'Stop Adani' Bill in Parliament
Business  (tags: Australia, government funding, Queensland, Adani, coal industry, expansion, railway, Green Party, opposition, Carmichael mine, indigenous rights, Wangan, Jagalingou, traditional owners, ancestral homeland, Great Barrier Reef, damage, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 7 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
The Australian Greens will introduce a Bill into parliament next month in a bid to prevent nearly one billion dollars of public money going to the Indian multinational conglomerate Adani for a rail link to transport coal.
Fraser Island's National Park Renamed K'Gari, Meaning Paradise
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, Queensland, Fraser Island, K'gari, paradise, Butchulla, indigenous people, rights, Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation, Great Sandy National Park, good news )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
The national park that spans almost all of Queensland's Fraser Island has been renamed "K'gari", a partial victory for traditional owners (the Butchulla people)who are campaigning to rename the whole island with its traditional name.
Jerusalem Archive Yields Armenian Genocide 'Smoking Gun'
Society & Culture  (tags: 1915, Armenian genocide, military tribunals 1919, copy, Armenian Patriachate, Jerusalem, protected, proof )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
Newly discovered telegram from 1919 military tribunals proves official Turkish coverup of mass killings. Discovered in collection of court records, shipped out of Turkey in 1922 by Armenian leaders fearing they would be destroyed by Turkish nationalists
Meet the Hero of Camberwell, Wendy Bowman ... (and Sign Petition - Link in Comment)   video
Environment  (tags: Australia, Camberwell, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Wendy Bowman, resistance, coal mining, South East open cut, coal mining, award, global, Goldman environmental prize, water, petition, Yancoal, #Lockthegate alliance )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Wendy's current fight (forced out of home by mining companies twice before) is against Yancoal over the South East Open Cut project, an extension of the Ashton mine. Wendy's personal struggle aside, the biggest impacts of the mine are on water & health
Australian Activist Wendy Bowman Wins Goldman Environmental Prize - Video (Petition Link - 1st Comment)
Business  (tags: Good News, grassroots work, Australia, Camberwell, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Wendy Bowman, resistance, coal mining, open cut, coal mining, award, global, Goldman environmental prize, water, petition, #Lockthegate alliance )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
For decades Wendy Bowman, an 83-year-old farmer, has fought the march of open-cut coalmines across the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, & helped organise her community to protect agricultural land and water. She has been given the Goldman environmental
Denmark Has Slashed Their Foodwaste By 25% in 5 Years (Video)
Business  (tags: Denmark, food waste, slashed, strategies )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - facebook.com
A series of strategies that have enabled reduction of food being wasted. E.g. Low cost sale after "sell by date; restaurants in Denmark selling leftovers; discount stores don't require bulk purchase, etc. In US, 20lb/person/month wasted - 20% up from 2000
Karma Kitchen - Growing in Generosity (See If There's One Near You!)
Offbeat  (tags: India, Seva CafĂ©, Karma Kitchen, generosity, pay it forward, Good News, spreading, US, Europe, Japan, Asia, volunteers, food, humanity, interesting )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - karmakitchen.org
Based on Seva Café: "Your meal was a gift from someone who came before you. To keep the chain of gifts alive, we invite you to pay it forward for those who dine after you." That's Karma Kitchen, a volunteer-driven experiment in generosity.
Brexit Deal Will Be Vetoed If Citizens' Rights Are Not Protected, President of European Parliament Says
World  (tags: Europe, EU, European Parliament, Brexit, conditions, agreement, veto, citizens' rights, protection, Antonio Tajani, Theresa May )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
The president of the European Parliament has said the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU will be vetoed if citizens' rights are not protected. It is essential that European and British citizens had the "same rights tomorrow as they have today".
Changing Times: Two Sumatran Elephants Found Dead - One on Oil Palm Plantation and One on Farmland
Animals  (tags: Aceh, Sumatra, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra , habitat, environment, humans, protection, Sumatran elephants, human-elephant conflict, Habitat Destruction, killing, forest patrol, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Two more deaths- in 2 consecutive days.The Asian elephant, a "seriously endangered species", faces a challenging future with the loss of its habitat, fragmented populations, high levels of human-elephant conflict, and poaching, "as well as other factors"
Did You Know That There Is A Cafe In India Where Your Bill Is Already Paid By The Previous Customer? (With Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Seva Cafe, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 'peer to peer generosity', service, good news, generosity, circle of friendship, humanity, service, volunteers, John Silliphant, Jayesh Patel )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - reacho.in
This cafe in Ahmedabad runs in a unique way - 'peer to peer generosity'. Bill= 00.0. "Your meal was a gift from someone who came before you. To keep the chain of gifts alive, we invite you to pay it forward for those dine after you."
 
 
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