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The United States and ten other countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, leaving environmentalists, human rights activists, women’s rights activists, doctors, and many others concerned.<div>
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Deal in Trans-Pacific Partnership is Reached

The United States and ten other countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, leaving environmentalists, human rights activists, women’s rights activists, doctors, and many others concerned. Related posts:Saudi Women Prepare to Vote for the First Time Amnesty Votes on Policy to Decriminalize Sex Work, Sparks Feminist Debate Claims Against Planned Parenthood Repeatedly Proven […]

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After almost a year of negotiations, the US and China announced an unprecedented pledge this morning to limit their carbon emissions, giving hope to climate change activists worldwide.
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United States and China Announce Landmark Climate Change Deal on Carbon Emissions

After almost a year of negotiations, the US and China announced an unprecedented pledge this morning to limit their carbon emissions, giving hope to climate change activists worldwide. Related posts: Afghanistan and US Finalize Bilateral Security Agree… Read more at: Feminist Majority Foundation BlogFeminist Newswire | Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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Loving our Intelligent Mammals in the Ocean

Today on Straight Talk with Carly Alyssa Thorne we Dove Joans, where we talk about the state of our oceans and our beloved ancients mammals dolphins and whales. Dove Joans: eco-artist, dolphin diplomat, writer, filmmaker, host www.dovejoans.com Listen to our Podcast: Discover Business Internet Radio with LinkedLocalNetwork on BlogTalkRadio Here is the direct link to […]

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No green growth without gender equality

UNRIC – Thursday, 02 January 2014(originally published 31 Dec) Women and men have different ecological footprints. They approach environmental issues in different ways. They tend to prefer different means of transport, and their consumption patterns vary. Moreover, women in the world’s developing countries are affected more severely by climate change and natural disasters than men. […]

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Human actions vital to survival under climate change, says new UNESCO report

WNN EarthWATCH (WNN/UNNC) United Nations Paris, FRANCE, WESTERN EUROPE: A new United Nations report underscores the vital contribution of the social sciences to survival in the face of climate change, and stresses that human behavior must be at the heart of efforts to tackle the challenges related to the natural environment. The 2013 World Social […]

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Women farmers can make powerful earth resources guardians, says UN

WNN EarthWATCH (WNN/UN) United Nations New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ensure war-torn countries can achieve long-term peace, according to a United Nations report recently released on November 6, 2013. “At a practical level, women form the […]

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INDIA: Ms. Vandana Shiva’s world mission – Biodiversity & seed sovereignty

Vandana Shiva for YES! – WNN EarthWATCH (WNN/YM) New Delhi, INDIA, SOUTHERN ASIA: My ecological journey started in the forests of the Himalaya. My father was a forest conservator, and my mother became a farmer after fleeing the tragic partition of India and Pakistan. It is from the Himalayan forests and ecosystems that I learned […]

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Value us! Fair pay for domestic work in Nicaragua

Catherine Hoskyns – New Internationalists – 15 August 2013 (originally published 12 Aug) An innovative development is currently taking place in Nicaragua. A number of co-operatives with Fair Trade contracts are including in the costs of production (for sesame oil and green coffee) a component for the unpaid work of women. They see this work […]

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Woody Loves Trees

As they say, baby it’s hot outside – and all I can say to that is that I’m even more grateful for the trees in the park near my apartment – and at this time of the year, I’m reminded of the great Woody Allen quote that goes, “Of all the wonders of nature, a […]

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G’day Chicago

It’s almost been 3 months since arriving in the US and the beautiful city of Chicago. One of clear differences I have noticed that exists between the US and Australia is our trees. I have grown up seeing trees that hold their leaves all year round so when arriving in April I was amazed at […]

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