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The Unintended Tragedy Of Colombia’s Peace Deal

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Tue, 07/31/2018 - 1:20pm

Arvey Alvear Daza’s life has been dominated by fear for most of his 37 years. A farmer in Caquetá, a district in southern Colombia, his land on the northwestern edge of the Amazon rainforest placed him in the middle of a decades-long conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and the Colombian government.

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CALL TO ACTION

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Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:28pm

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez has addressed the United Nations, shared a stage with President Barack Obama and recently became a published author. He’s also about to release a hip-hop record. And he’s only 17.

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Dakota Access pipeline protester may lose her arm after small explosion, activists say

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Wed, 11/23/2016 (All day)

Activists said a Dakota Access pipeline protester could have her arm amputated after suffering an injury from a small explosion Sunday night, and protesters and law enforcement officials accused each other of being responsible.

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Santa Monica youths take action on climate change

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Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

In surf parlance, the Endless Summer is a utopia of perfect waves and never-ending exploration. However, a real endless summer of drought and escalating temperatures is more hell-like than heaven-sent and locals are doing what they can to protect the former from the latter.

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Fresh Views on Climate Scientists as Advocates

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Sun, 01/26/2014 - 11:49am

“If You See Something, Say Something,” is the headline on a Sunday Op-Ed article by Michael E. Mann, the Penn State climate scientist who, after years of attacks from groups fighting restrictions on greenhouse gases, has become a prominent climate and political campaigner, as well.