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We, the People, slideshow

Twelve photos showing the diversity and unique ways of life of tribal and indigenous peoples around the world.
from Survival International on Sep 22, 2014.
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Seed grants announced for 22 original health ideas

A program for Bangladeshi mothers working in garment factories to express, pasteurise and store breast milk is one of 22 health ideas financial backed by a Canadian funder.
from Grand Challenges Canada on Sep 22, 2014.

Scores killed as Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram

At least 20 people were killed on Friday as members of the Boko Haram attacked Mainok Village in Nigeria's Borno State, witnesses and security sources have said.
from Premium Times on Sep 22, 2014.

Extreme weather more likely as Arctic warms, warn scientists

Arctic warming will increase the frequency of extreme weather patterns across the mid-latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, say scientists.
from Royal Society on Sep 22, 2014.

UK-backed scheme for African agriculture slammed by NGOs

Ninety NGOs condemn the G7’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, as representatives of governments and multinational companies meet to discuss the controversial scheme.
from World Development Movement on Sep 21, 2014.
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Surviving the ups and downs of social movements

Can theories of movement cycles equip activists to persevere over the long haul? Mark Engler and Paul Engler try to find out.
from New Internationalist on Sep 22, 2014.

China takes greater steps to reduce climate-changing emissions

Energy intensity in China declined 4.2 per cent, and the carbon intensity of its GDP fell 5 per cent in the first half of the year, compared with the same period in 2013.
from Worldwatch Institute on Sep 21, 2014.
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No Plan B for climate action as there is no Planet B

"There is no Plan B for action as there is no Planet B,UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells what is thought to be the largest ever climate change march in the US..
from UN on Sep 22, 2014.
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