A fishing village in the Philippines faces threats of reclamation

A fishing village in the Philippines faces threats of reclamation

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A fishing village and mangrove habitat in the Philippines faces threats of reclamation Posted 8 June 2018 4:29 GMT Republished with Courtesy: Global Voices Taliptip community in the Philippines. Photo from Kalikasan PNE, used with permission This article by Leon Dulce is from…

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Lebanon’s Saltmarshes Threatened by Resort

Lebanon’s Saltmarshes Threatened by Resort

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Lebanon’s historic Anfeh salt marshes threatened by yet another resort Posted 24 May 2018 12:20 GMT Aerial photo of Anfeh. Photo by ‘Lebanon Untravelled’. Used with permission. After Beirut’s Ramlet el Bayda, Batroun’s Kfarabida rocky beach and the ancient port of Adloun, the historic…

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Paraguay: The City Transformation that is Excluding its Residents

Paraguay: The City Transformation that is Excluding its Residents

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Asunción, Paraguay: A city in transformation that is excluding its residents Translation posted 19 May 2018 10:13 GMT Asunción is experiencing a housing phenomenon wherein middle-class families are leaving residential districts and those most in need are settling on the riverbanks. (Photo: Juana…

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Millions Wasted “Rebuilding Afghanistan”

Millions Wasted “Rebuilding Afghanistan”

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Reality Check: Millions Wasted ‘Rebuilding’ Afghanistan Seventeen years of wasted taxpayer money and government mismanagement: millions of U.S. dollars spent on projects to rebuild Afghanistan that have not helped the Afghan people. In some cases, these projects actually put Afghans in danger….

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Colombia Orders Thousands to Evacuate Amid Fears that Dam May Burst

Colombia Orders Thousands to Evacuate Amid Fears that Dam May Burst

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Colombia Orders Thousands to Evacuate Amid Fears that Dam May Burst MAY 18, 2018 Colombia’s government has ordered tens of thousands of people to evacuate areas along the Cauca river, as heavy rains threatened to breach a hydroelectric dam under construction. At…

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