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The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia

 02/14/2017 - 13:37
The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia

 02/14/2017 - 13:02
El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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"Expect Mass Resistence": The Dakota Pipeline Gets Ready for Completion

 02/10/2017 - 03:44
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Army Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Route, Paving Way For The Project's Completion

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 3:22am
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A protestor demonstrating against the construcion of the Dakota Pipeline, last November 2016. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Chile en llamas

 01/27/2017 - 15:00

El país suramericano enfrenta desde hace dos semanas la catástrofe forestal más grande de su historia, según los medios locales y regionales.

Según reportes de CNN en Español, el territorio afectado por las llamas ronda las 240.000 hectáreas, el equivalente a tres veces el tamaño de la ciudad de Nueva York, en las regiones chilenas del Maule, O’Higgins, Bío-Bío y la Araucanía.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 2:56pm
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EL MAULE CHILE, 25/01/2017.- Pobladores trabajan en la contención de un incendio forestal hoy, miércoles 25 de enero de 2017, en la localidad de Vichuquen región del Maule, a unos 290 km al sur de Santiago (Chile). La Corporación Nacional Forestal (Conaf), informó este miércoles que había un total de 85 incendios, de los que 36 estaban en etapa de combate, 47 bajo control y 2 se consideraban extinguidos, con un total 189.000 hectáreas afectadas. EFE/Elvis González

"May I Help You?": Deportations fuel the call-center industry in El Salvador

 01/23/2017 - 03:23
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Deportations from the U.S. have fuelled the call-center industry in El Salvador by bringing an influx of English-speaking job-seekers, reports The New Yorker.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 3:01am
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A Pinch of Salt for Bolivia's Economy

 01/17/2017 - 03:14
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Electric car boom fuels interest in Bolivia’s fragile salt flats, but extraction could threaten the fragile ecosystem of the world’s largest salt flat, reports The Guardian

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:55am
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A view of Purmamarca, in Jujuy (Bolivia). The village is part of the Sixth Stage of the Dakar Rally, that has been suspended due to rain. On the other side, the country' salt flats are a source of lithium carbonate, needed to produce batteries for electric cars. Photo: EFE/David Fernández

The Last Blossom: Can America’s National Parks Survive?

 01/16/2017 - 03:10
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America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself, reports The Guardian

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Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:49am
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Yosemite valley, Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

The Truth behind Costa Rica’s Renewable Energy

 01/10/2017 - 11:47
A view of Turriabla volcano in Costa Rica this week. Photo: EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas
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Costa Rica produced 98% of its electricity last year without fossil fuels but the sustainable success story unravels with the rising demand for gasoline and cars, reports The Guardian

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 11:33am
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A view of Turriabla volcano in Costa Rica this week. Photo: EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas

Artisanal Charcoal to be the first Cuban Export to US in 50 years

 01/10/2017 - 11:04
Artisanal charcoal will be the first Cuban export to the U.S in more than 50 years. Containers waiting to be shipped at Mariel Special Economic Zone (ZEDM) in Artemisa (Cuba). Photo: EFE/Archive 
 
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A former U.S lawyer has made a deal with Cuban government to buy 40 tons of charcoal from cooperative farms, which will be the first export llegally allowed after Obama eased trade embargo

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:48am
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Artisanal charcoal will be the first Cuban export to the U.S in more than 50 years. Containers waiting to be shipped at Mariel Special Economic Zone (ZEDM) in Artemisa (Cuba). Photo: EFE/Archive
 

 

Global Warming Is Biggest Threat to Polar Bears

 01/10/2017 - 04:42
Polar Bear jumping in Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway. Climate change is the biggest threat to the survival of the polar, according to Federal wildlife officials. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Federal wildlife officials on Monday called climate change the biggest threat to the survival of the polar bear and warned that without decisive action to combat global warming, the bears would almost certainly disappear from much of the Arctic, reports The New York Times.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:31am
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Polar Bear jumping in Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway. Climate change is the biggest threat to the survival of the polar, according to Federal wildlife officials. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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