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Sporting heavyweights unite in Valentine's Day climate change call

Premier League clubs, Olympic medallist Chris Boardman, the MCC and mountaineers, skiiers and surfers are backing The Climate Coalition’s Show The Love campaign.
by Daniel on Feb 14, 2016.
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Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually

New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution, over half in China and India.
from Science Daily on Feb 13, 2016.

Barclays branches occupied by UK fracking protesters

Barclays bank branches in five cities were closed by protesters yesterday to highlight the impact of the bank’s investments in coal, tar sands and fracking.
from London Mining Network on Feb 13, 2016.

Human cost of the hottest year on record

The hottest year on record, 2015, has confirmed that weather and climate-related disasters now dominate disaster trends linked to natural hazards, a new analysis shows.
from UNISDR on Feb 12, 2016.

South Sudan leader reappoints rival

The South Sudan president appeared to take a major step on Thursday toward ending a disastrous civil war by reappointing his political rival as first vice president.
from New York Times on Feb 12, 2016.
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The meaning of land in Myanmar

“Land is like our vein; it is vital for our living. After our land was confiscated, we don’t know what to do for our livelihood,” says a farmer from Kachin State in Myanmar.
from TFF on Feb 14, 2016.

The Ugandans choosing peace hashtags over violence as polls loom

At a bustling Kampala market, Desire Karakire listens to a group of young men express their frustrations over the state of their country.
from Quartz Africa on Feb 12, 2016.
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Indian village transforms through self-employment

A Himalayan village has transformed itself through self-employment and entrepreneurship by fighting infrastructure hardships and lack of job opportunities.
from OneWorld South Asia on Feb 11, 2016.
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