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Ethiopia, Omo Valley: The Great Deception of the Gibe III Dam

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Hunger, peasants without fields and semi-nomadic shepherds forced to become sedentary. These are the effects of the construction of the Gilgel Gibe III dam in Ethiopia, on the Omo river. The complaint comes from the report released by The Oakland Institute in June “How they tricked us: living with the Gibe III dam and sugarcane …

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Not Only Greta: 3 Young Activists Who Will Change the World

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If it is true that the future of our planet (and its inhabitants) is in the hands of each of us, it is also true that it is young people who represent the greatest hope for change. This is demonstrated by some activists for animals and the environment, who have become famous throughout the world …

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The Limbo of Rohingya Refugees – Always on the Fringes of Society

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No change on the horizon for the 745,000 Rohingya, who for two years have fled to Bangladesh to escape from the violent evacuation operation in Rakhine State at the hands of the Myanmar army. Médecins sans Frontières is carrying out a widespread health care action – 1.3 million medical visits in less than two years, …

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Why Political and Social Activism Is So Important Nowadays

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When it comes to political and social activism, there is certainly a great deal of confusion. What comes to mind immediately are probably the demonstrations in the streets, the protests, such as that of the yellow vests in France, which can lead to violence and clashes. Activism in its most general sense immediately takes on …

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3 Brave People Who Have Fought for Human Rights

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In the history of mankind there have been some great leaders who have fought for human rights. They gave up their lives to make our world a better place to live. Here are some of the great leaders who are worth mentioning for their contribution to humanity. Mahatma Gandhi – “What Is Possible for One …

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Uncontacted Peoples – The Most Isolated Tribes in the World

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They are hidden in the deepest and darkest corners of the Earth, from the forests of Papua New Guinea to the vast and remote plains of Africa and the steppes of Siberia. They are uncontacted peoples – small tribes with particular traditions and customs. Although they wear traditional clothing or use ancient hunting methods only …

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Top 3 Worst Environmental Disasters of Last Century

Environmental Disasters

Nature follows its own laws, untroubled by humans existence. These laws are immutable and we human beings have always struggled to adapt to them. However, what is certain is that going against nature’s laws will not get us anywhere. By harming our only true home – planet earth – we risk coming to the point …

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5 Amazing Women Who Have Changed the World

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Throughout all times, cultures and countries, the systematic oppression of women has been a constant. Like opponents in their own ranks, they were often excluded from power, knowledge and the right to self-determination. All the brighter are the protagonists of this list. Women who stepped out of the shadows, shaped the world view or their …

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Record Number of Tourists Visit Chernobyl – Did HBO Series Do the Trick?

Chernobyl

On 26 April 1986, in the Ukrainian Soviet Social Republic, a tragic catastrophe shook the Eurasian continent: the explosion of the nuclear reactor No. 4 in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. This nuclear accident was a consequence of the flawed Soviet reactor design and of the serious mistakes made by the plant operators. In memory …

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Bitcoin and Crypto Currencies – The Impact on Environment

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The blockchain, bitcoin and other virtual currencies have been in circulation for over a decade now. However, most people still find it difficult to understand how these new financial technologies work, and even more difficult to see their implications for the environment. In simple terms, the blockchain is a digital register shared among users, which …

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