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Arrests in murder of Berta Caceres, but the struggle is not over

U.S. continues to fund regional security forces in Honduras despite their complicity in murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.

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At Tu Du Hospital, optimism remains high despite challenges

Tu Du Hospital has received and raised 500 children who live with the results of birth defects and other injuries from chemical warfare in Vietnam.

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Berta Caceres: The struggle for justice continues

A month after indigenous rights and environmental activist Berta Caceres was murdered, the crime is no nearer being solved; but the movement that was sparked by her death is growing.

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Action demanded as another environmental activist murdered in Honduras

Another indigenous environmental activist, Nelson Garcia, was killed in Honduras on March 15.

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Berta Cáceres, Indigenous environmental leader, murdered in Honduras

At least two men in ski masks fractured her arm and leg, and then shot her at least eight times, killing her.

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At Paris Trade Union Forum: A call to ban fracking worldwide

Over 40 percent of natural gas comes from shale gas, which is such a driver for climate change because of methane -- 120 times more powerful than carbon.

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At COP 21, indigenous people wield voices in fight for justice

The Indigenous Environmental Network focuses on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, calling for moratoriums on new fossil fuel development, and fighting against "false solutions," like fracking and nuclear energy.

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"Paris, a beacon of hope": Words of solidarity as COP 21 opens

Leaders from all over the world gathered today in the suburb of Le Bourget for the opening of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

 

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After Keystone XL: Why the Paris climate summit could be different

For the first time, leaders from the advanced capitalist countries and those of the emerging economies seem to be on the same page when it comes to the urgency of slowing climate change.

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Today in history: It's World Car Free Day!

The event promotes mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shopping is within walking distance.

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