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Abigail Borah a member of SustainUS, a US based environmental youth activist group was ejected from the COP17 climate talks today. She interrupted a plenary meeting just before lead US negotiator Todd Stern was about to speak. As soon as she had finished her speech she was met with applause by the other delegates and …

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  Picking off from where they left off in last years talks, not much has changed for Brazil in regards to REDD (reducing emissions for deforestation and forest degradation). There was little or no action again throughout talks with much deliberation to do anything at all. NGO’s such as the Ecosystem Climate Alliance have criticised …

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A group of French researchers have conducted a study which reveals evidence that consumption of Monsanto modified corn is tightly connected to organ failure. The study released by the International Journal of Biological Studies analysed the effects of Monsanto corn on mammalian health, specifically rats. The research was conducted in controlled environments where all variables …

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COP17 is well underway in Durban, South Africa with the talks beginning on the 30th of November. There is already pressure from heightened occurrences of intensifying natural disasters throughout the year in every continent. Every conversation held at these talks by the 194 delegates present, will be scrutinised by the world to determine their climate change response. This event …

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On November 20th the world celebrated Universal Childrens Day, a day put aside by the UN to observe the charter and welfare of children around the world. In celebration of this day there were over 100 TEDxYouthDay events across 50 countries around the world. The aspiration of these TEDxYouthDay events are to inspire, provoke curiosity, empower …

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