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A guide to what's happening in Hong Kong 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For months, Hong Kong has been at a boiling point, teeming with protesters and police officers. Here's an overview of what's been going on and why.
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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them) 20.8.2019 WRI Stories
A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them) Comments|Add Comment|PrintSalvador's city government is expanding parks and encouraging residents to plant native trees, in an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Manu Dias/SECOM What if you could send a WhatsApp message and a colorful green van would deliver free native tree seedlings directly to you? In Salvador, Brazil, the local government does just that. Painted with a picture of a biodiverse... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Canada's libraries are bridging social-service gaps 20.8.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
How Canada's libraries are bridging social-service gaps
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What today’s CEOs need to know to attract and retain tomorrow’s leaders 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
What today’s CEOs need to know to attract and retain tomorrow’s leaders
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The promise and peril of manufactured seafood 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The promise and peril of manufactured seafood
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RELEASE: New Protocol Equips US Communities to Include Benefits of Trees Within Climate Action Plans 19.8.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Protocol Equips US Communities to Include Benefits of Trees Within Climate Action Plans Forests sequester about one third of greenhouse gas emissions, yet only a handful of U.S. communities include trees in GHG inventories. Washington, D.C. (August 19, 2019) – Today, ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI) unveiled new guidance that enables U.S. cities and counties to include forests and trees within their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting, a key activity... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What is Recess Rally? Everything to Know About Nationwide Effort to End Gun Violence 18.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action organized rallies in all 50 states advocating against gun-supporting lawmakers.
State panel examining police use of force meets amid protests 17.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A day that started with protest ended with an hourslong discussion of procedure and policy as a new state panel on police use of force met for the first time Saturday at the Minnesota Capitol.
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State panel examining police use of force resumes meeting after morning protests 17.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Family members of Minnesotans killed in police shootings shut down the first gathering of a new state panel on police use of force Saturday, voicing their concerns directly to panelists for more than 90 minutes. The meeting resumed about two hours later, with testimony from the mother of Philando Castile.
Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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An Eco-Gorilla Opens in Rwanda 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Rwanda is doubling down in the preservation of its mountain gorillas with the opening of the new Singita Volcanoes National Park property.
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ICE Guard Allegedly Drove Pickup Truck Into Group of Peaceful Protesters: He 'Ran Us Over' 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Some of us were harmed tonight, but there are people ICE has detained that are harmed everyday," Amy Anthony told Newsweek. "That's why we're doing what we're doing, and we're going to keep doing it."
China Warns Hong Kong Violence Will 'Be Severely Punished' As U.S. Navy Tries to Visit 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
China condemned what it called "terrorist-like acts" committed by protesters during violent clashes with security forces and suspected spies in Hong Kong International Airport.
Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Predictions of $200 to $300 billion investments in the nation’s 8,700+ OZones show the massive opportunity for the private sector.
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Jay-Z's Roc Nation Teams Up With NFL to Tackle Social Issues, Advise on Super Bowl Halftime Show 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The NFL and Roc Nation share a vision of inspiring meaningful social change across our country," the NFL commissioner said.
The future of the public library is under attack 13.8.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
The future of the public library is under attack
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Colorado state lawmakers, activists endorse Kamala Harris in presidential primary 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of Colorado state lawmakers and a cadre of influential black and Latino activists are backing Kamala Harris in the Democratic presidential primary, Harris' campaign announced Monday. 
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Newsletter: Today: The economic toll of Trump's green-card rules 13.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's plan to deny green cards to immigrants who use public assistance could badly hurt California's economy, a study found.

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Trump Administration Cites Immigration Laws From 1882 in New "Public Charge" Rule 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The benefit is long-term benefit, self-sufficiency is critical for the U.S. and American taxpayers going forward."
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Trump Revives a 19th-Century Scheme to Block Poor Immigrants 13.8.2019 Mother Jones
In 1882, four decades before the creation of the Border Patrol, the United States established one of its first ways of keeping out poor immigrants. It didn’t require a wall or a new law enforcement agency, just a few lines of seemingly neutral legislation that directed immigration officials to block people they deemed likely to […]
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