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Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist

Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist

Zuzana Čaputová has been called the “Erin Brockovich of Slovakia.” Slovakia’s first female president, Zuzana Čaputová, a lawyer and environmental activist, was sworn in on […]

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This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

What an amazing human being! Ajeet Singh was just 17 when he began a very personal battle against the sex trafficking of minors happening daily on […]

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One of the largest environmental protests ever is underway. It’s led by children.

One of the largest environmental protests ever is underway. It’s led by children.

Kids all around the world are truly fed up with adults’ ongoing denial of climate change, despite the scientific evidence – and, they are also fed […]

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Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in historic first for Asia

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in historic first for Asia

Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass […]

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Koalas Have Become 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia With Just 80,000 Left

Koalas Have Become ‘Functionally Extinct’ in Australia With Just 80,000 Left

Koala species down under are now considered “functionally extinct” as the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) says there are no more than 80,000 individuals left on […]

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Alive before Jesus' birth, a 2600-year-old tree in North Carolina is one of the oldest in the world!

Alive before Jesus’ birth, a 2600-year-old tree in North Carolina is one of the oldest in the world!

Alive before Jesus’ birth, this North Carolina cypress tree is one of the oldest trees not only in the U.S. but also the world. While wars […]

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Chimpanzees and the BBC – The Astrology of Danny Baker’s Sacking

Chimpanzees and the BBC – The Astrology of Danny Baker’s Sacking

Last week, BBC radio show host Danny Baker was fired after tweeting an image of a chimpanzee dressed in a top hat, overcoat and cane. […]

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UK announced as ‘world leader’ for vegan food launches

UK announced as ‘world leader’ for vegan food launches

The UK is officially the world leader for vegan food launches, according to data from market expert Mintel.  When it comes to plant-based eating, Germany […]

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UK Parliament declares 'climate emergency'

UK Parliament declares ‘climate emergency’

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament have declared “an environment and climate emergency,” making it the first country in the world to do so, according to […]

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New Zealand Wants to Plant 1 Billion Trees to Fight Climate Change

New Zealand Wants to Plant 1 Billion Trees to Fight Climate Change

New Zealand is getting closer to finalising a plan to plant 1 billion trees, according to Stuff. The government allocated an additional $240 million to the […]

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