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The Extraordinary Presence and Power of Women Entrepreneurs | TakePart
Business  (tags: business, marketing, society, investors )

Jean
- 8 hours ago - takepart.com
Women-owned firms account for an estimated 30 percent of U.S. businesses (36 percent if you include women-led businesses), and they're a growing part of the business sector. Still, challenges lie ahead. While female entrepreneurs are gaining ground in his
Paralyzed Man Walks Again Thanks to UK-Funded Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: Conflict, Health, Modernization, SciTech, Science, UK )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - rt.com
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.
By the Numbers: How Canada's Gun Laws Compare With Ours | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gun Laws, government, usa )

Jean
- 8 hours ago - takepart.com
Gun violence has become all too common in the U.S., but it made for a rare headline Wednesday when two shootings in Canada left a soldier and a gunman dead, The Globe and Mail reported.
L.A. City Council Backs Union Contract for Fresno Farmworkers
Business  (tags: corporate, business, Gerawan, farming, LA City Council, union rights, money )

Nancy
- 7 hours ago - latimes.com
The best moment of the day was seeing the workers' faces when council members unanimously passed a resolution urging Gerawan to refrain from violating the law and implement its workers' union contract.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development.
The Whale Savers
Animals  (tags: protection, whales, goodnews, animals, animalrights, endangered, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
A decades-long quest to save the north Atlantic right whale is helping revive a species that is a bellwether of the health of the oceans.
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
One Woman's Brilliant Idea That Could Wipe Out Shark Finning Forever
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thedodo.com
Kathy Xu, founder of an organization called The Dorsal Effect, thinks she's found the perfect solution for shark finning fishermen living in some of the most remote and beautiful places on Earth.
 
 
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