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Dolphins Join Korean Activists in Protesting Wind Turbines

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dolphinproject.net - When you’re advocating for the rights of dolphins, there is no better validation than when the marine mammals show up to protest with you. That’s what happened last week when our friends and collea...

Help Hawaii protect imperiled wildlife species

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ifaw.org - I am writing to urge you to support SB 2647 and HB 2502, which would ban the trade of wildlife products made from several imperiled wildlife species. This legislation is important to me and many of...

Islands Draw Record Backing to Protect Sharks From Fin Trade

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bloomberg.com - A global campaign to protect sharks and rays from the fin trade is gaining record backing, vindicating initial efforts by island nations such as the Maldives that benefit from ecotourism. Proposals...

NO to gold mining in Colombia’s Yaigojé Apaporis National Park!

rainforest-rescue.org - Yaigojé Apaporis National Park (in Spanish) is located in southeastern Colombia in the Vaupés and Amazonas Departments. It is home to seven indigenous communities: the Macuna, Tanimuca, Letuama, Ca...

Countdown to National Hunting Debate with Anti-Hunting Extremists May 4

americanhunter.org - Heated debates are a given in an election year, but the one to watch this week is the "Hunters Conserve Wildlife" live debate at New York City's Kauffman Center on Wednesday, May 4, from 6:45-8 p.m...

San Diego goes all in, legally commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035

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digitaltrends.com - As the rest of the world debates the effects (or non-effects) of global climate change, the city of San Diego has taken matters into its own hands and enacted an initiative that will have it runnin...

Tuna: The Hidden Cost of the World's Priciest Fish

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content.time.com - Nearly every day at dawn, John Heitz falls a little bit in love. Leaning over a 150-lb. (70 kg) yellowfin tuna, the 55-year-old American, whose business is exporting fish, circles his forefinger ar...

5-cent fee can help NYC give up disposable bags

amny.com - Following the lead of other major cities, and putting a spotlight on the issue across New York State, the City Council is expected to approve a bill this week to add a 5-cent fee per plastic or pap...

De halfslachtige strategie van Shell

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rtlz.nl - Shell gokt nog steeds op duurdere olie. “Maar geloven ze zelf wel dat de olieprijs gaat stijgen", RTL Z beurscommentator Hans de Geus heeft daarover zijn twijfels: “Als je écht denkt dat de oliepri...

A working day with UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples in Lima

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earthrights.org - The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples made an unofficial visit to Peru last week and met  indigenous groups to learn about their struggles to defend their lands, territories...

A Growing and WINNING Climate Movement

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sierraclub.org - The growing rallying cry of the climate movement, to keep fossil fuels in the ground, is taking hold, and not just in the form of chants and headlines, but in the form of cancelled gas pipelines, r...

Oxfam: German companies complicit in human rights violations

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euractiv.com - Forced relocation, violence and death: German companies Siemens and Voith are complicit in human rights violations through hydroelectric projects in countries such as Brazil and Honduras, according...

Fiocruz recebe eventos sobre ética e história da saúde global

blog.saude.gov.br - A Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz) e o Centro de Relações Internacionais em Saúde da Fiocruz promovem nos dias 5 e 6 de maio dois seminários internacionais sobre bioética e hanseníase. Os eventos...

Defensores del planeta

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pelopantonblog.wordpress.com - Hemos ido publicando semanalmente en FB y Twitter una ilustración de nuestros ídolos, personajes históricos defensores del planeta. Jacques-Yves Cousteau, investigador y divulgador francés del mund...

Yale Environment 360: After a Decade of Decline, Brazil's Deforestation Again on the Rise

e360.yale.edu - e360 digest 02 May 2016: After a Decade of Decline, Brazil's Deforestation Again on the Rise Brazil is losing two soccer field-sized parcels of rainforest every minute, equal to 1,930 square miles ...

April joins the parade of record global temperatures, making it 12 months in a row

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smh.com.au - India is in the grip of a heat wave that has killed more than 100 people. It's the sort of anniversary you don't want to celebrate. Early reports indicate that April was another record hot month - ...

Group: Courthouse flooded by Katrina still houses evidence

bigstory.ap.org - NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina flooded the New Orleans courthouse's ground floor and destroyed evidence in thousands of criminal cases, evidence is still being stored...

Flamingo Land expresses concern over fracking impact on animals

yorkshirepost.co.uk - THE FLAMINGO Land theme park is opposing plans to frack in North Yorkshire over concerns it could harm its animals, The Yorkshire Post has learned. In a letter to North Yorkshire County Council, th...

U.S. stops trying to ban trade in polar bears

ctvnews.ca - Inuit hunters may have just brought down their biggest quarry ever. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to stop pushing for an international ban on the trade in polar bear parts -- an ef...

"Nature Won't Wait": Break Free 2016 Begins with UK Coal Mine Occupation

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commondreams.org - Hundreds of climate activists shut down the UK's largest open-cast coal mine on Tuesday morning—the first of a wave of peaceful direct actions spanning six continents and 12 days, targeting the wor...

Safeguarding Children Conference set for May 5 - News - Jamaica Observer Mobile

m.jamaicaobserver.com - EDUCATION Minister Ruel Reid and multi-award winning youth advocate Nathaniel Peat, founder of The Safety Box, are among the speakers confirmed for the second staging of the International Safeguard...

TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Dongxing Customs enhance their skills in detecting illegal wildlife trade

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traffic.org - Dongxing, Guangxi province, China, April 2016—more than 100 Dongxing Customs officials received enforcement training from the Guangxi Branch of China’s Convention on International Trade in Endanger...

World Bank: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water

washingtonpost.com - The dried-up riverbank of the Ganges is seen from a bridge in Allahabad, India, on May 3. Much of India is reeling from a heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed l...

How you can help hedgehogs

discoverwildlife.com - Sick, injured, orphaned or underweight hedgehogs can be saved by expert care, and many are released back into the wild. If you find an animal you’re worried about, put it in a box indoors with a to...

Roads to Resilience: From Drought to Productivity in Ethiopia - The Rockefeller Foundation

rockefellerfoundation.org - Topics: Resilience, Climate Change, Transportation and Infrastructure, Water and Fisheries As soon as I arrived in Ethiopia’s Tigray region I could already feel the dust in the air. While it’s wide...

Biggest Ivory Bonfire in World History Goes Down in Kenya in Effort to Stop Elephant Poaching

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environews.tv - (EnviroNews World News) — Nairobi National Park, Kenya — The biggest elephant-ivory bonfire in world history went down in Nairobi National Park in Kenya on April 30, 2016. The country hosted the ev...

New Study: Good Governance Of Natural Resources Essential For Post-Conflict Peacebuilding And Economic Recovery - UNEP

unep.org - A Sudan farmer is harvesting sorghum plants. Photo Credit: Fred Noy / UN Photo 3 MAY 2016 - WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA - After armed conflict, those who survive need food, water, shelter, the means ...

Obama visits Flint as questions linger on EPA role in water crisis

reuters.com - WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday will visit Flint, Michigan, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, as questions linger over whether his environmental reg...

London mayoral candidate delivers milk before elections, Twitter responds

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mashable.com - LONDON — Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative candidate for London's mayoral elections, spent his morning delivering milk in Kensington.  Goldsmith, who is also MP for Richmond, is chasing Labour hopefu...

Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017

cnn.com - Still, Marlene Mortler, the country's federal drug commissioner cautioned that marijuana should not be considered completely safe. JUST WATCHED 2015: Weed laws by state Replay More Videos ... MUST ...

Critics Question Mine Exploration Near Alaska Eagle Preserve

abcnews.go.com - In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. In the world's largest congregation of bald eagles, they gather along the ...

Perkins + Will's Seattle office is designed to be toxin-free

treehugger.com - In his book Achitecture’s New Edges, Peter Busby of Perkins + Will writes: What began as a published list of items that had already proven to have negative environmental and/or human health effects...

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Editor's note

Jack Johnson Helps OMG Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution

Please consider supporting OMG and our environment by donating to our  fundraising drive. We have partnered with the  Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation , and they have agreed to match every dollar we raise (up to $2,500.00) to help us bring our amazing curriculum to more students. This is a perfect opportunity for you to get involved and double your donation.
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