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World Environment Day. Reconnect.

Hearing the birds and smelling the flowers… Unfortunately today’s forests are shrinking and being degraded: every day a huge area is cut clear.

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The tyranny of plastic

This EarthDay (April 22) our collective power is directed at plastic, all its merciless forms to be found literally everywhere, our land, our oceans, our bodies, our air and our trees…

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Beautiful Earth, Beautiful Forest

From poisoning and injuring marine life to disrupting human hormones, from littering our beaches and landscapes to clogging our waste streams and landfills, the exponential growth of plastics is now threatening the survival of our planet.

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Youth shake the coconut tree

During the Halting Deforestation Conference in Rome 19 – 22 Feb 2018 over 50 enthusiastic youth from around the world gathered in Rome to join their voices to those of experts who assembled to forge a way forward in halting global deforestation.

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And now…after COP23 ?

While the Paris rules will be finalized at COP24 next year in Poland, no big decisions were expected in Bonn for this COP23.

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Why do some projects fail?

It’s April 2011 at the TEDxYYC event. As with so many public sharings of ideas, we pretty much expect to hear more stories of glory, heroism, the triumph of the human spirit over, through or along with extraordinarily challenging circumstances that seem to pervade our lives with far to great a frequency for comfort.

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Land Degradation Neutral World (UNCCD)

SDG 15: Life on Land. In 2015, 193 countries came together in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. SDG 15 calls for the protection, restoration and sustainable management of land-based ecosystems.