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Sustainability related happenings, festivals and events that may be of interest.

2020: a crunch year for the biodiversity and climate emergencies

Over the last few months, the scientific community has repeatedly sounded the alarm on biodiversity breakdown and the climate emergency. Scientists and most governments agree that the world is facing an unprecedented environmental crisis with huge numbers of species on

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Climate strike: Walkout, protests for climate change on September 20 – The Washington Post

Friday’s strikes come three days before world leaders are set to gather at the United Nations on Monday for a much-anticipated climate summit. — Read on www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/09/20/millions-youth-around-world-are-striking-friday-climate-action/

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We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too | Raoni Metuktire | Opinion | The Guardian

We have warned you about the destruction of our lands. You must listen before it is too late, says Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people — Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/02/amazon-destruction-earth-brazilian-kayapo-people This opinion piece speaks deeply about the Amazon

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Triple Pundit is running a Twitter Chat Nov. 3 – Women and Cocoa

Check out this twitter chat if you are able to on November 3.  It is about the sustainability of cocoa farming and the role women cocoa farmers play.  Two Great ideas more sustainable cocoa and empowering women.  I love it.

Posted in Environment, Events and Happenings, Feminine Impact, General, Good News, Social Justice, Sustainable Development