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May 1, 2015

Contraceptive funding dies in Colorado Senate

May 1, 2015 — Contraceptive funding dies in Senate IUD measure killed by GOP-controlled committee See original/source content: DURANGO HERALD DENVER – Republicans on a Colorado Senate committeeWednesday killed an effort to set aside money for a birth-control program that provides intrauterine devices, or IUDs, to low-income, young...

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April 30, 2015

First Glimpses of The Pope’s “Environmental Encyclical”

April 30, 2015 — With Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change Done, Now a Vatican Sales Push – and Pushback See original/source content: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/28/spin-substance-and-pope-franciss-environmental-encyclical/ The much-anticipated environmental encyclical that Pope Francis plans to issue this summer is already being translated into the world’s major languages from the Latin final...

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April 29, 2015

Interactive Dialogue of the General Assembly on Harmony With Nature

April 29, 2015 — Description: Interactive Dialogue of the General Assembly on Harmony With Nature See original/source content: http://harmonywithnatureun.org/index.php?page=view&type=12&nr=45 This Dialogue further offers an alternative to current anthropocentric thinking and practice which assumes the relationship among the economic, social and environmental well-being is a trade-off relationship – that one...

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April 28, 2015

Talking About the Ecological Elephant In The Room

April 28, 2015 — Ecological Elephant In The Room? See original/source content: http://www.writersvoice.net/2015/04/tom-butler-over-sara-paretsky-mwa/ Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology talks about a gorgeous – and disturbing – new coffee table book of photojournalism, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. When it comes to environmental catastrophe, whether that means climate change, poisoned water, soil...

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April 27, 2015

Commission on Population and Development Unable to Agree upon Proposed Resolution

April 27, 2015 — Commission on Population and Development Unable to Agree upon Proposed Resolution, Reproductive Rights among Points of Contention See original/source content: http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/pop1041.doc.htm Closing its forty-eighth session this evening, the Commission on Population and Development failed to adopt a draft resolution that had been prepared by its...

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April 24, 2015

Consequential Omissions: How Demography Shapes Development

April 24, 2015 — Consequential Omissions: How Demography Shapes Development See original/source content: http://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2015/04/consequential-omissions-demography-shapes-development/ If you were on a mission to improve the plight of humankind, no less, would you care about how many people are living, where they are and how old they are? You probably would, for...

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April 23, 2015

EDITORIAL: Ignorance is not bliss when subject is sex education

April 23, 2015 — EDITORIAL: Ignorance is not bliss when subject is sex education See original/source content: http://www.fresnobee.com/2015/04/21/4488262/editorial-ignorance-is-not-bliss.html Once again, Fresno finds itself looking like a third-world nation. This time, it’s news that sex education quietly has disappeared from Fresno Unified School District curriculum. And not only is there...

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April 22, 2015

How to save oceans with contraceptives

April 22, 2015 — How to save oceans with contraceptives  See original/source content: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/16/environment-oceans-health-foundation-spo-idUSL5N0XD2BJ20150416 OXFORD, England, April 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Velondriake, a remote fishing community in southwestern Madagascar, a quiet revolution is under way that takes marine conservation beyond saving the environment to improving economic opportunities...

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April 21, 2015

The new class of Endangered Species Condoms.

April 21, 2015 — NEW CONDOM PACKAGES See original/source content: http://www.endangeredspeciescondoms.com/packages.html In March we gave you a preview of the new class of Endangered Species Condoms. Now that Earth Day is here, 50,000 of the freshly redesigned condom packages — introducing more species threatened by the pressure of human population growth —...

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April 20, 2015

“Unwanted Pregnancies: Largely a Low Socio-Economic Class Phenomenon”

April 20, 2015 — More babies than we need See original/source content: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/19-Apr-2015/more-babies-than-we-need For a country that shuns sex education on the basis that it erodes moral values, the number of unwanted pregnancies in Pakistan are staggering. According to a 2012 figure by the Population Council, 4.2 million of...

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