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Before The Flood trailer: Leonardo DiCaprio talks climate change in this Nat Geo documentary

When names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, and Mogwai come together, you’re expecting an epic feature film of magnanimus proportions to unveil. While it’s not a feature, DiCaprio’s next is a NatGeo documentary titled Before The Flood, wherein he meets people from across the world trying to understand the impact of[…]

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Climate Change Claims a Lake, and an Identity

After surviving decades of water diversion and cyclical El Niño droughts in the Andes, Lake Poopó basically disappeared in December. “The lake was our mother and our father,” said Adrián Quispe, one of five brothers who were working as fishermen and raising families here in Llapallapani. “Without this lake, where do we go?” Bolivia’s second-largest lake[…]

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Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016: Winners and shortlisted images

The winners of the the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 competition have been announced. This contest provides an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography, by both amateurs and professionals. The competition aims to inspire a global audience to think differently about contemporary social and environmental issues, including sustainable development,[…]

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Norway Becomes First Nation In The World To Ban Deforestation

Every year, an estimated 55 billion tons of fossil energy, minerals, metals, and bio mass is extracted from the Earth. As a result, humans are using up 50% more natural resources than the planet can comfortably provide. Scientists even speculate that within 100 years, the world’s rain forests could completely vanish.   This spells trouble[...]
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What is a climate refugee?

A person who has to leave his/her home due to natural disasters caused by climate change, such as : droughts, inundations and erosions. Find out more about ‪#‎climatechange‬ ‪#‎environmentaljustice‬‪#‎climaterefugees‬ in our http://edu-kit.sameworld.eu/ According to researchers the number of climate refugees could increase soon, as the Middle East and North Africa could become to hot for[…]