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"The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts have commissioned this picture to mark the first international day of the Girl. What do you think about the themes of the world they want for girls? Are they similar to themes for the world youth want for post 2015?" - Global Youth Voices

"The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts have commissioned this picture to mark the first international day of the Girl. What do you think about the themes of the world they want for girls? Are they similar to themes for the world youth want for post 2015?" - Global Youth Voices

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Chess Play of Nature, by Greenpeace

Chess Play of Nature, by Greenpeace

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Sustainability

Sustainability

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A cool way to explore the process and dangers of fracking with an interactive website interface.

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"San Rafael Falls, Ecuador"

"San Rafael Falls, Ecuador"

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Bolivia

Bolivia

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Statistic provided by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy at Duke University (2011).

Statistic provided by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy at Duke University (2011).

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The purpose of this article, directed at students, is to question how contemporary educated individuals think of “green” projects and their awareness of both their impact on the environment and the environment’s impact on them.

by Naureen Huda

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Think you’re eating organic foods? Think again!
A groundbreaking study reveals some of the most popular “organic” cereal brands actually contain high levels of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which have potentially hazardous health effects.

Another reason to consider natural breeding and a return to local growing! 

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"Buen Vivir and Harmonious Living" by Naureen Huda

"The aim of this poem is to introduce the Andean indigenous concept of buen vivir, "living well," to the average Western consumer and challenge pre-existing notions of economy, equality, and Nature."

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Feliz Día de la Tierra. 04.22.12

Feliz Día de la Tierra. 04.22.12

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Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, located in Bolivia, and when covered with water becomes one of the world’s largest mirrors.
"Salar de Uyuni. Bolivia."

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, located in Bolivia, and when covered with water becomes one of the world’s largest mirrors.

"Salar de Uyuni. Bolivia."

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Yasuní National Park is a nearly 10,000 sq. km nature reserve and ancestral territory in Ecuador. It is home to record-high species biodiversity and isolated indigenous populations. The Yasuní ITT Initiative by the Ecuadorian government seeks to preserve the oil fields located in the ITT region indefinitely with the help of international monetary donations.
"Insects of Yasuní," Rafael E. Cárdenas Muñoz

Yasuní National Park is a nearly 10,000 sq. km nature reserve and ancestral territory in Ecuador. It is home to record-high species biodiversity and isolated indigenous populations. The Yasuní ITT Initiative by the Ecuadorian government seeks to preserve the oil fields located in the ITT region indefinitely with the help of international monetary donations.

"Insects of Yasuní," Rafael E. Cárdenas Muñoz

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Think you have an idea of what fair-trade and organic mean? Think again! The Grajales are local coffee growers in Colombia who are defying the norm for “green” production, choosing to work with Nature rather than on it. Part of the mission of their business, Sachamama, is “allowing plants to grow as they naturally would.”

"Not all coffee farms are created equal. Pedro Lorenzo Burgos Grajales and his wife Maryori grow coffee in a different way, and for reasons other than distribution. This is their story."

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