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Peru’s indigenous people demand action on environmental threats

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As world leaders gather in Lima, Peru for a climate change summit, indigenous tribes are speaking out about environmental problems and deforestation that is endangering their survival. Continue reading

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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?

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In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

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ISIL battles displacing families for winter

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Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

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U.S. soldiers were injured by Iraq chemical weapons, report shows

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American soldiers were exposed to chemical agents at the start of the 2003 Iraq War, sustaining injuries that they were instructed not to discuss. Continue reading

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35,000 walruses gather in Alaska due to climate change

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A gathering of 35,000 walruses on the Alaskan shore earlier this month was a dramatic glimpse at the effects of climate change. Continue reading

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