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2014 Goldman Prizes Bestowed on 'Fearless' Eco-Activists
Celebrating its 25th year, one of highest honors given to environment defenders announces this year's honorees
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Follow the Honey: 7 Ways Pesticide Companies Are Spinning the Bee Crisis
If you like to eat, then you should care about what’s happening to bees. Did you know that two-thirds of our food crops require pollination -- the very foods that we rely on for healthy eating -- such as apples, berries, and almonds, just to name a few. That’s why the serious declines in bee...
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TPP Unraveling?
President Obama returns from East Asia empty-handed after Japan rejects bilateral agreement - but if the TPP moves forward, will it be in the interest of most Americans?
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Blessed by US, Egypt's Assault on Human Rights in Overdrive
Mass death sentences and criminalization of opposition groups marks path back towards military dictatorship
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Assassination Attempt on East Ukraine Mayor
Insurrection spreads in the eastern cities as White House announces new round of sanctions against Russia
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How Climate Change Makes Everest an Even Deadlier Game
Spending the afternoon at Camp III was one of my best moments on Everest. Which is weird, because I had plenty of reason to feel miserable: I was exhausted from having spent the day climbing up the infamous Lhotse Face, I was at an elevation of over 23,000 feet (which does a lot to make a body feel...
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A man with a photo of a relative who disappeared in Bangladesh's Rana Plaza collapse; Walmart was one of the largest corporations implicated in the disaster. (Modowy Maniak / Flickr / Creative Commons) Views
One Year After Rana Plaza, Safety Issues in Walmart Supply Chain Persist
On the one-year anniversary of the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza, an eight-story factory in Bangladesh—one small component of the multi-billion dollar global garment industry—labor groups around the world are taking to the streets, chanting “never again.” In Bangladesh, family members of the over 1...
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Deal Welcoming US Military Into Philippines Slammed As 'Betrayal'
Ten-year military accord announced Sunday spurns mass movements that ousted US military from permanent bases in Philippines in 1992
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The Donbass region in Ukraine's East is the industrial heartland of the country. Photo cc: Yakudza Views
Economics of Disintegration in Ukraine
‘Shock therapy’ was imposed on the post-Soviet world by the West, with catastrophic results. Now we are planning on repeating that experiment in Ukraine.
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Is the US Hiding Secret Prisons In Afghanistan?
Investigators say they have uncovered 'illegal and unlawful detention facilities run and operated by foreign military forces'
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