Ecojustice on the Bayou

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I always thought of climate change as something that affected developing countries. Through my work at World Renew, an international disaster response and community development organization, I am well acquainted with the devastating effect of changing growing seasons in Africa and environmental refugees in Bangladesh. I probably shouldn’t have been so surprised to learn that…

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Making the Connection Between Hunger and Sustainability #BetterTogether

Drip irritation is just one of the methods used by farmers to combat changing growing conditions

Not many people are aware of the relationship between hunger and sustainability, so when I heard about Unilever’s Cross Off Hunger Campaign, I was excited to participate in spreading the word and helping to build awareness about this interrelated issue. About Unilever You’ve probably heard of some of Unilever’s brands. I know I’ve used Q-Tips,…

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Child Survival Program in Sri Lanka

Photo from http://my.live58.org

As you’ll recall, as part of my goal to raise awareness about global poverty on this blog, I’ve decided to use this space to promote the 58: Global Impact Tour. This month focuses on Compassion International’s child survival programming in Sri Lanka. Compassion International was allowed into Sri Lanka in 2010 and has since seen its Child Survival…

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