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The business of sanitation: how partnership can plug the access gap

Guardian: The sanitation target is the most off-track of all the MDGs, with 80% of countries falling behind their national targets. Continue reading

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The business of sanitation: how partnership can plug the access gap

Guardian: The sanitation target is the most off-track of all the MDGs, with 80% of countries falling behind their national targets. About a third of the global population has no access to a toilet, and roughly the same number of people have to openly defecate. Even a toilet is no assurance of hygiene – thousands of children die from sanitation-related diseases, including diarrhoea, every day, mainly caused by lack of access to clean water Continue reading

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United States: Earth First! activist Nathan Coe: radical cultural shifts required to stave off ecological collapse

Mongabay: Many ideals, actions, and movements considered as fringe or radical by the standards of mainstream culture have gained prominence as global biodiversity withers and the biogeochemical cycles of the entire Earth System are upset by human activities. As endangered species and ecosystems are increasingly threatened, direct confrontation between activists and the entities that drive environmental damage seems also to be increasing Continue reading

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United States: Earth First! activist Nathan Coe: radical cultural shifts required to stave off ecological collapse

Mongabay: Many ideals, actions, and movements considered as fringe or radical by the standards of mainstream culture have gained prominence as global biodiversity withers and the biogeochemical cycles of the entire Earth System are upset by human activities. As endangered species and ecosystems are increasingly threatened, direct confrontation between activists and the entities that drive environmental damage seems also to be increasing. Continue reading

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