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Ihab Zidan

20 June 2021

Egypt

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The Egyptian Facebook group Qawem (Arabic for resist) helps victims of sextortion by turning threats around to target the attacker. Sextortion, in which threatened disclosure of a person's nude or other embarrassing p...

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Victoria Stunt

13 January 2021

Colombia

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In Colombia – where having an abortion can be stigmatizing, in some cases illegal, and now even more difficult due to the coronavirus pandemic – a clinic has set up a national hotline to help women who are up to 10 we...

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Nawar Al Mir Ali

26 December 2020

Syria

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To help Syrian women facing the threat of "sextortion" – harassment based on threats to expose women's nude photos – Gardenia magazine's It Is Your Right campaign has encouraged 1,100 women to come forward to sue thei...

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Mary-Rose Abraham

27 May 2020

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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As the spread of COVID-19 forced residents of Bengaluru into lockdown, farmers had to get creative to sell their goods and turned to social media channels to directly connect to consumers. For example, the Farm to For...

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Rodion Ebbighausen

26 March 2020

Vietnam

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South Korea's response to the coronavirus has been held up as exemplary. How is Vietnam achieving similar results with fewer resources and a smaller budget?

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Robert Kibet

12 March 2020

Laikipia County, Kenya

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The invasive prickly pear cactus is spreading over grazing lands in Kenya and is harming herders’ livestock. So a local environmental science graduate is testing a system to turn the cacti into biogas. While the syste...

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Olivia Cuthbert

30 August 2019

Palm Island, Lebanon

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In a stark juxtaposition to Lebanon’s polluted beaches, just 150 off the coast lies Palm Island – more commonly known as Rabbit Island – seeking to remain pristine and pollution-free. Promapir, an EU-funded collaborat...

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Victoria Stunt

16 May 2019

Medellin, Colombia

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The world mosquito program works across countries to reduce the mosquito's ability to transfer the dengue virus. As part of this international program, scientists in Medellin, Columbia have been breeding mosquitos in ...

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Chelsea Wald

6 May 2019

Surabaya, Indonesia

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In Surabaya, Indonesia, an unusual approach to composting is helping reduce waste. BSF technology is short for “black soldier fly,” a type of maggot that devours organic waste. Once it grows, it acts as a food source ...

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Felix Tamsut

9 April 2019

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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A highly popular German sports club named Borussia Dortmund is taking advantage of its fanbase and following to promote anti-extremist messages, praise diversity, and celebrate inclusion. They do so in a variety of wa...

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Caleb Okereke

9 April 2019

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

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For many poachers near Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, hunting is crucial to their livelihoods, even as regulations against the practice have increased. To help combat this, social enterprises like Gorilla...

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Katja Döhne

19 March 2019

Quito, Ecuador

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AGRUPAR, a program funded by the Quito local government, supports 4000 urban farming plots across the city. One of its goals is to make healthy, organically-grown produce more accessible to marginalized groups, includ...

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Shay Meinecke

29 June 2018

Cancún, Mexico

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Coral reefs can dramatically reduce the power of a wave's energy, making the impact of severe storms (such as hurricanes) less devastating. In order for this to work, however, the coral reefs have to be healthy. In Me...

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Rizki Nugraha

14 June 2018

Indonesia

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In order to raise awareness about the impact of plastic waste in the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, Greenpeace and the Indonesian Ministry of Forest and Environment have teamed with the count...

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Ajit Niranjan

4 June 2018

Germany

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Germany attributes its low youth unemployment rate to its widespread dual educational and vocational training program. College students split time between classrooms and office apprenticeships. Other countries are eag...

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Manuel Rueda

7 March 2018

Cali, Colombia

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Cities near some of Columbia's national forests have seen a dramatic increase in their bird populations and tourism numbers after fighting between the government and guerilla groups quieted down. Many locals are findi...

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Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan

22 January 2018

Finland

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Bioeconomy is the practice of using biological processes and organic materials to reduce waste, and it's gaining traction as a means of business. Finland is home to one of the largest bioproduct mills, where "a whole ...

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Manasi Gopalakrishnan

23 October 2017

Germany

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Germany has identified a problem with refugees hearing lies about migrating to Germany, often from traffickers who just want to make money. 'Rumours about Germany' is a website for migrants to get the truth about Germ...

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Jacopo Pasotti

24 July 2017

Mongolia

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Mongolia’s nomadic, pastoral families are banding together to strengthen their resilience in the face of climate change. With their economic livelihoods dependent on livestock production, they feel the effects of warm...

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Jacopo Pasotti

25 June 2017

Tampolove, Madagascar

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Adapting to climate change in coastal areas means adjusting local fishing and cultivation practices. Residents of Velondriake, a locally managed marine area in southern Madagascar, have introduced seaweed and algae fa...

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Andrea Dijkstra

24 April 2017

Isiolo, Nairobi, Kenya

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In agricultural communities across Kenya, global warming has led local farmers to turn to camels -- as an alternative to cows -- for dairy products both to feed their families and take to the local markets to sell. Fu...

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Andrew Wasike

25 November 2016

Kenya

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In order to meet the needs of the country, Kenya is slowly moving away from costly and environmentally damaging energy sources to solar powered energy. Farmers and medical clinics alike are seeing the benefit both fro...

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Oishanee Ghosh

25 November 2015

Jharkhali, West Bengal, India

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Algaculture offers a sustainable and empowering alternative to rice farming in coastal areas of India threatened by sea level rise. With the assistance of The Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research and the So...

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Matthias Kopp

2 September 2008

Pucallpa, Peru

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Albina Ruiz, founder of the social enterprise Ciudad Saludable, works with people living in areas dominated by the trash dump to create a more formal system of waste removal for their health and the wider city's clean...

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