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LCC receives highest award for environmental governance in the province

Negros Occidental – The provincial government through the Provincial Environment Management Office gave recognition to various organizations and local government units having excellent environmental practices and championing the cause of the environment.  290 more words

Environmental Advocacy

Encouraging The Human Rights Ripple Effect

Human rights successes are hard-won, and require the coordinated efforts of many people working in solidarity—often across backgrounds, sectors, and even international borders. Victories can provide lessons, strategies, connections and inspiration to others struggling with similar problems, and video can help maximize these positive ripple effects. 679 more words

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El Poderoso Impacto de las Proyecciones Comunitarias en México

Por Nancy Gocher, Project Manager

La ciudad de México representa uno de los impactos ambientales más grandes del mundo. Quizá no nos damos cuenta, pero si tenemos agua en nuestras casas muy probablemente sea a costa del derecho de acceso al agua de nuestros vecinos, como es el caso de la zona de Valle de Chalco Amecameca. 644 more words

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Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Mexico through Community Screenings

By Nancy Gocher, N-Map’s Project Manager in Mexico City

Mexico City faces a large environmental crisis. Often when the City’s residents have water in their homes, it is at the expense of water access in neighboring cities and towns. 546 more words

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What is an Environmental Lobbyist?

Basically, the job of an environmental lobbyist involves persuading politicians on the local and national levels, in both the legislative and executive branches of government, to pass laws, policies and regulations for a cleaner environment. 529 more words

Not in My Back Yard!

8:48 am February 4, 2016

Waking up at 5 am isn’t an easy task for me, but I’m glad I did today. Today, I had plans to ride a bus to San Luis Obispo, CA and attend the public hearing on the Phillips 66 Oil Train Spur Extension proposal by the SLO Planning Commission.

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