earth

Philly's Playground - The 2017 NFL Experience

 04/27/2017 - 16:24
The NFL Experience and the NFL Draft has returned in Philadelphia since the first draft took place in 1936.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

A Guatemalan indigenous land rights activist wins the Goldman Environmental Prize

 04/25/2017 - 03:26
Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.

English
Posted Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:15am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
EFE
Caption: 

Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

March for Science: Earth Day focus on global opposition to Trump

 04/24/2017 - 03:12
Tens of thousands of protestors walk along Constitution Avenue during the March for Science in Washington, DC, USA, 22 April 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

In Colombia, a model town for sustainable adaptation to climate change

 04/24/2017 - 02:50
Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.

English
Posted Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:45am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
EFE
Caption: 

Neida Zambrano (l) and the head of the local United Nations project to adapt to climate change, Diana Diaz (r), give a tour of a new house adapted to global warming in the Colombian town of El Torno on April 22, 2017. The town was seriously affected in 2010 by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change. EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

[OP-ED]: Trump Backhands Child Hunger In Philadelphia

 04/17/2017 - 08:38
Children in the ultra-impoverished community of Kliptown outside Johannesburg, South Africa receive after-school meals funded by donations. LBWPhoto
English

Thousands of children in Philadelphia went to bed with wrenching pains from hunger on the same night that President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria shortly before he dined on a gourmet meal at his opulent, sea-side estate in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Posted Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:30am
Main Section: 
Caption: 

Children in the ultra-impoverished community of Kliptown outside Johannesburg, South Africa receive after-school meals funded by donations. LBWPhoto

Janet Murguia, La Raza: "We need to end the assault on our families"

 03/29/2017 - 02:34
Seven-year-old Walter Escobar of Texas holds a photo of his family, including his father Jose Escobar that was deported from the US; at a news conference held by US Democratic Senators, the National Council of La Raza and immigration advocates, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

La Raza and several Democratic senators stand together against deportations. Children are the principal victims of Trump's immigration policy, with about 6 million of them vulnerable to having their families broken up.

English
Posted Date: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:15am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
EFE
Caption: 

Seven-year-old Walter Escobar of Texas holds a photo of his family, including his father Jose Escobar that was deported from the US; at a news conference held by US Democratic Senators, the National Council of La Raza and immigration advocates, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

[OP-ED]: Trump’s Latino enablers will be neither forgiven nor forgotten

 03/24/2017 - 09:24
Durante la campaña, Trump trató a la mayor minoría de Estados Unidos como a una piñata a la que aporrearía para entretener a los electores blancos. EFE
English

Latinos are much like the Irish. Both came to America as down-on-their-luck Catholic immigrants from failing countries only to be despised when they got here.

Posted Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:30am
Main Section: 
Tags: 
Caption: 

During the campaign, Trump treated America’s largest minority like a pinata that he’d smack to entertain white voters. EFE

Netflix creará serie de televisión basada en el personaje de Carmen Sandiego

 04/18/2017 - 14:45
Fuente: https://www.bustle.com
Spanish

La plataforma de contenidos audiovisuales Netflix creará una serie de televisión animada basada en la popular figura de los videojuegos Carmen Sandiego, un personaje al que prestará su voz la actriz hispana Gina Rodríguez, informó hoy el blog especializado Deadline.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
EFE
Caption: 

What’s best for everyone with Pedro Cortes

 09/22/2016 - 12:51
Pedro Cortés. Photo Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Pedro Cortes profile.

English
Posted Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:45pm
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
Jamila Johnson
Caption: 
Pedro Cortés. Photo Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Earth’s population continues to grow

 08/12/2015 - 10:40
¨Crowd¨ (James Cridland, vía Flickr). 
English

The number of people who live on our planet will continue to grow until the end of the century. According to the latest United Nation demographic report, the global population will rise from 7.9 billion people (the organization’s count for 2015) to 11.2 billion by year 2100.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 5:47pm
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
Lucia Tejo
Author: 
Caption: 

¨Crowd¨ (James Cridland, vía Flickr).