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Sakharov Prize Is 'recognition for the women of DRC'

The European Parliament has awarded Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for his help to rape victims in conflict zones.
from AllAfrica on Nov 27, 2014.
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Uranium mine sludge discharge permit threatens Lake Malawi

Paladin Africa, which mines uranium in Malawi, has come under fire from a coalition of Malawian civil society groups and chiefs over its proposal to discharge mining sludge [...]
from Environment News Service on Nov 27, 2014.

Batwa urge WWF to stop funding abuse for Cameroon ’conservation’

A group of Baka "Pygmies" and their neighbours in Cameroon have urged WWF to stop funding anti-poaching squads responsible for persecuting the Baka.
from Survival on Nov 27, 2014.

Risks from extreme weather ‘significant and increasing’

Exposure to extreme weather is set to increase as global climate and population size, location and age continue to change, warns a UK Royal Society report.
from Royal Society on Nov 27, 2014.

Amazon deforestation rates decrease, says Brazilian government

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has decreased by 18 per cent, according to Brazil's environment ministry.
from Greenpeace on Nov 27, 2014.
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Rise and shine: Haiti’s bright energy future

Only 25 per cent of Haiti's population has regular access to electricity, blocking advances in economic opportunity, health, education, and social equality.
from Worldwatch Institute on Nov 27, 2014.

Down with sustainable development! Long live convivial degrowth!

Development is a dirty word in degrowth circles.
from IPS on Nov 25, 2014.
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Transforming cities for sustainability

How can growing cities use planning and tech to become more sustainable?
from Scidev.Net on Nov 25, 2014.
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