Rhinos; Endangered Species Need Help

It was inaugurated in 2010 to raise awareness of the need to protect the five existing species of rhinoceros.
Rhinoceros, often referred to as rhino, is a group of odd-toed ungulates. Members of the family Rhinocerotidae are large herbivorous animals.

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Closing to God Through Praying for Care of Creation

The day has been celebrated as such by the Orthodox Churches since 1989; Pope Francis made it a day of prayer for creation in 2015. The Pope and the Ecumenical Patriarch are preparing a joint message to be released this September 1, and churches around the globe will mark the day as the beginning of the Season of Creation which ends with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, on October 4.
According to Pope Francis,

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Protecting Vultures from Extinction

Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction.
This day has grown from Vulture Awareness Days run by the Birds of Prey Programme of the Endangered Wildlife Trust in South Africa and the Hawk Conservancy Trust in England, who decided to work together and expand the initiative into an international event.

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Importance of Bats in Our Lives

International Bat Night serves to raise awareness from our flying rodent friends and why they deserve to be protected.
History of International Bat Night
International Bat Night was established on august 27, to help promote the good image of bats, and to help start creating some clarity on the facts about them above and beyond the rumors and Hollywood image.
Facts about bats
There are more than 1,200 species of bats

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Eradicating Slavery; Stop Child Labour

Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While it is not known how many of these victims were trafficked, the estimate implies that currently, there are millions of trafficking in persons victims in the world.

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Migration & Refuge; Family Torn or Family Chance

On World Refugee Day, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, the time is now to show that the global public stands with refugees. They are drowning at the hands of smugglers; they are being placed in sprawling camps with little access to services; and they are even being robbed by the mafia. Everywhere from Germany to Argentina, refugees are amassing at faster rates than ever before.

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Climate Change Driving Migration

Youthful Moses Moya has no regrets for abandoning his ancestral home in Mayuge district in eastern Uganda. He churns out chapatti and rolex at Nakawa on the Kampala- Jinja highway.
Not far away, a hawk-eyed Karimojong woman keeps watch over children who are barely five years old near Centenary Park in Kampala. They stretch out their hands begging for money from passersby.

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World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature

 

The United Nations’ World Environment Day (WED) is a day dedicated to focusing attention and taking positive action on issues related to the environment. The theme is “Connecting People to Nature,” and is meant to encourage people around the world to think about their connection to nature—including food and agriculture.

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THE HISTORY OF EARTH DAY

 

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

The height of counterculture in the United States, 1970 brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” War raged in Vietnam and students nationwide overwhelmingly opposed it.

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Is China really blame for Korea`s pollution?

On April 2, about 500 women marched at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, the site of the largest political protests in the country’s history, which ended with the removal and arrest of former president Park Geun-hye. This time, however, protesters gathered to oppose pollution.

The participants belonged to a civic group of about 44,000 mothers called Dust Out, according to the Korea JoongAng Daily newspaper. They demanded the government take action to fight pollution for the sake of their children’s health.

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