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In declaring Nov. 19 “World Toilet Day,” the United Nations has symbolically made Tuesday’s No.1 priority raising awareness of inadequate sanitation for people living around the world.
The first hybrid wind-diesel electricity park in Ecuador's famed Galápagos World Heritage Site, built by the private sector in partnership with the national and local governments, has for the past five years successfully reduced costly diesel imports to San Cristóbal Island by a third while mitigating oil spill risks in a priceless, fragile marine ecosystem.
Alongside partners UNICEF gets life-saving clean water to 200,000 people. (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 At least 200,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan
As you raise a glass this New Year’s Eve, you may want to toast to 2013 as being one of the warmest years since modern records began in 1850.
Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...
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