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UN urges ocean conservation to avoid global catastrophe

 06/06/2017 - 04:03
Erosian at the west end of Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina. Source: Wikimedia
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The head of the UN called on member countries to begin discussions to define the new model for managing the oceans, whose health has been seriously damaged in recent decades, he said, as a result of "pollution, overfishing and the effects of climate change."

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:00am
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Erosian at the west end of Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina. Source: Wikimedia

Against the Tide: Swim from US to Mexico raises awareness of immigration woes

 05/08/2017 - 05:47
View of the swimmers taking part in the Pan-American Colibri Swim, at Imperial Beach in Southern California, United States on May 5, 2017. EFE/ALEXANDRA MENDOZA
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Taking part int the Pan-American Colibri Swim, twelve athletes dived into the Pacific Ocean at Imperial Beach in Southern California and swam across the border to the Mexican city of Tijuana to raise awareness about the sensitive subject of immigration and to raise funds for people who have lost a family member who was trying to reach the US.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:45am
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View of the swimmers taking part in the Pan-American Colibri Swim, at Imperial Beach in Southern California, United States on May 5, 2017. EFE/ALEXANDRA MENDOZA

A Tea Miracle: Small Chinese city of Zunyi transforms tea industry

 05/01/2017 - 12:43
A woman harvests tea leaves at the plantation near the city of Zunyi, Guizhou province, China, 29 April 2017 (issued 01 May 2017). EPA/ROMAN PILIPEY
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The small southern Chinese city of Zunyi, an emblematic place where Mao Zedong took the reins of the Communist Party, is now a pioneer in implementing a new system of land distribution that has transformed the tea industry, an economic engine of this area.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
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A woman harvests tea leaves at the plantation near the city of Zunyi, Guizhou province, China, 29 April 2017 (issued 01 May 2017). EPA/ROMAN PILIPEY

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

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: two different strategies to handle sea level rise

 03/20/2017 - 04:50
A view out the back of a New Jersey Army National Guard M35 2½ ton cargo truck conducting relief operations on Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. during Hurricane Sandy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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Climate change is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem, reported The Guardian.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:30am
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A view out the back of a New Jersey Army National Guard M35 2½ ton cargo truck conducting relief operations on Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. during Hurricane Sandy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

10 Latina Warriors you should know

 02/28/2017 - 17:45
Latina activists. 

Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Latina activists.