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Celebrating Women and Girl’s

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Celebrating Women and Girl’s

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Women and men experience conflict in different ways and therefore understand peace in different ways. The world is continuing to hear about the desperate situation of many women in conflict zones, in refugee camps ...

Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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A brief animated introduction to localization. Learn more at localfutures.org. Follow Local Futures on Facebook or Twitter. Across the world, people are coming to realize that today’s crises — ecological coll...

Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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The Paris Agreement will leave activists demanding direct action on fossil fuels and energy market reform, says Sydney University research associate Rebecca Pearse. A global climate agreement was adopted in Paris on ...

Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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After nearly two decades of debate, governments from around the world today agreed to a new United Nations treaty on managing the planet’s wealth of genetic resources – from animals to plants to fungi – more fairly a...

Japan accepts court ban on Antarctic whaling

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Japan accepts court ban on Antarctic whaling

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The UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that the Japanese government must halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic. It agreed with Australia, which brought the case in May 2010, that the programme ...

The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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Public canteens were set up to feed people during World War One - and they proved hugely popular. Could today's food banks learn from them, asks Adam Forrest. A bowl of soup, a joint of meat and a portion of side veg...

CNN Hero – Amy Stokes Unites South African Orphans With Video Mentors

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CNN Hero – Amy Stokes Unites South African Orphans With Video Mentors

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In Sub-Saharan Africa, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has left millions of children without parents. To help South African children and teens orphaned by the crisis, New Yorker Amy Stokes founded Infinite Family, a nonprofi...

Can we crowdfund gun control?

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Can we crowdfund gun control?

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Crowdfunding is a popular way these days to, for instance, make your new album, launch a new tech product or develop a hoodie that lasts for 10 years. Now, one new group is using it to finance something else entirely ...

2nd Annual Gay Pride Parade Held in Uganda

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2nd Annual Gay Pride Parade Held in Uganda

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KAMPALA, UGANDA — On Saturday, August 3, Uganda’s homosexual community stepped out of the shadows in red wigs and glittering stilettos. The country’s second gay pride parade, held on a sandy beach in Entebbe, dre...

Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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A £4.2m scheme to plant one million trees over the next four years has been unveiled by the government. It will see trees planted in urban areas of England that need them most, in the first government tree-plantin...

G20 Pledges to Boost World Economy

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G20 Pledges to Boost World Economy

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Finance heads from the 20 largest economies have wrapped up a two-day conference in Sydney, Australia with an agreement to implement policies that will boost world GDP (Gross Domestic Product) by two percent over f...

German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German researchers who used a bone marrow transplant to treat a cancer patient with the AIDS virus, have declared him cured of the virus - a stunning claim in a field where the word "cure" is barely whispered. T...

Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy is banning the use of plastic shopping bags across the country starting January 1 and requiring shops and markets to switch to biodegradable bags. Italian government is thought to be the first in the Europ...

No shale gas please, we’re French

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No shale gas please, we’re French

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The controversial practice of fracking for shale gas has been an energy and economic boom for the U.S. But some countries look determined to avoid it and its potential environmental dangers. Take France for insta...

China’s spending on renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan

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China’s spending on renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan

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China’s spending to develop renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan ($294 billion) in the five years through 2015 as part of the nation’s efforts to counter climate change, according to a government official. ...

US investors show climate clout

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US investors show climate clout

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Shareholders in the US are showing growing concern about their investments in companies exposed to climate change-related risks, according to new data released by Ceres, a US organisation that promotes more sustain...

Rwanda Remembers

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Rwanda Remembers

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Today the world remembers the victims of the Rwandan genocide, and recognises the inspirational reconciliation process that has drawn a country out of darkness and towards a bright future. The genocide that devasta...

After truce, ETA now says it’s ready to end violence

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After truce, ETA now says it’s ready to end violence

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BILBAO, Spain - The Basque extremist group ETA said Thursday it was ready to call an end to a 43-year violent campaign for independence and said it wanted to begin talks with Spain and France - a move that could pa...

Germany sets new solar power record, institute says

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Germany sets new solar power record, institute says

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(Reuters) - German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity per hour - equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity - through the midday hours on Friday and Saturday, the head of a...

Resurgence magazine celebrates 45 years

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Resurgence magazine celebrates 45 years

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Positive News's Stephen Lewis speaks to Satish Kumar, the long-standing editor of the pioneering environmental magazine Resurgence, about the publication’s philosophy and achievements. Forty-five years ago, Brita...