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Wangari Maathai: A mission of peace for the environment

Wangari Maathai: A mission of peace for the environment

She was the founder of the Green Belt Movement, a grass roots initiative in Africa in which citizens planted over 30 million trees. Kenya-born Wangari Maathai was reared in underprivileged circumstances, during the 1940s, by Western definition. The daughter ... DNA, 1 month ago
Pakistan Today

Metro Bus: Senator Mushahid welcomes Supreme Court order for replanting of trees and restoration of Green Belt in Islamabad

Home ┬╗ Misc. By PPI News Agency Islamabad, December 30, 2014 (PPI-OT): On a suo moto petition of Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, who represents the Federal Capital in the Senate regarding the environmental negative effects of the Metro Bus in ...
 Pakistan Press International4 weeks ago ´╗┐Court: (SC order for replanting of trees, restoration of green belt welcomed)  Pakistan Press International4 weeks ago SC want the trees back ASAP!  Pakistan Today4 weeks ago Metro Bus Project: We cannot stop welfare-oriented projects, says CJP  Daily Times4 weeks ago

Where's the Draft Sherrod Brown movement?

By , Andrew Harnik For The Washington Post Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) rides a Senate subway to the Capitol on Jan 27. In the window behind him is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). He's an unabashed progressive with just enough blue collar ...
 Washington Post11 hours ago Sherrod Brown: Why aren't progressives begging him to run for president?  Washington Post11 hours ago

A New Tsunami Story

After a while, all the highways look the same. The same grey asphalt that burns the eyes, the same surrounding lush green from the paddy fields or the full forests; after a while the pleasant monotony of it stops distracting you. The road pulls your ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago

The Reforestation Project [opinion]

THE inauguration in Kebbi State the other day, of a reforestation project under the Great Green Wall scheme by President Goodluck Jonathan once again, brings to the front burner the desertification problem in the northern part of the country that ...
 Individual.com1 month ago Nigeria: The Reforestation Project  AllAfrica.com1 month ago The Reforestation Project  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago
Houston Chronicle

A green site in Memorial will become luxury real estate

A vacant 14 acres along Memorial Drive - a rare sight in this affluent west Houston neighborhood - have been sold to a developer who plans to fill the property with million-dollar homes, luxury apartments and commercial space. The project is one ...
 Houston Chronicle1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

The new ethics of eating

The animal-welfare movement gains momentum as consumers pressure farming interests to institute better treatment of chickens, pigs, and other food animals. Free-range sows with piglets can take shelter in huts on a farm in Scotland. Europe has been ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago

Bheema and Bheela: Democracy from Bewitch to Bamboozle

Rajendra Gaekwad, the organiser of Bheelas' movement says, "This is five decades' plight of Pune, for its River Bheema and Bheela tribes. On June 1, 2012 the two-month deadline expired but the government and the administrators paid no heed. At last ...
 Meri News1 month ago

Hong Kong needs rule of law, not rule of violence

Of the three areas currently held by the "Occupy Central" movement, Mong Kok has so far been the most difficult site to deal with. Around 11 pm on Nov 28, police had to use force to prevent crowds of protesters from re-occupying the site. When the ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago

This Rust-Belt Town's Survival Strategy Is All About Giving Workers Control

This article originally appeared at Dissent . Construction worker image via s hutterstock . Reproduced on with permission. The first thing you notice about Reading, Pennsylvania, the small city that lies an hour and a half ...
 Resilience2 weeks ago
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