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Fashion Week: Adalinda Sustainable Fashion – Fashion and Justice in NYC

New York, N.Y. Fashion Week in New York City — NYFW — is around the corner. This year will continue a theme in the fashion industry of Sustainable Fashion. Joining the movement is Adalinda Fashion. In an exclusive interview with The Stewardship Report, founder Kristen Pereira states: We believe Beautiful Clothes should be made responsibly. We are committed to being […]

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‘Bicycle Kingdom’ Comes Back as a Solution to Air Pollution in China

New York, N.Y. Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking. . Youth riding share bikes along the UNESCO World Heritage Site West Lake in Hangzhou, China. Photo: Yimin […]

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U.N. Announces the First “World Bicycle Day” – this Sunday, June 3

New York, N.Y. On June 3, 2018, the first official World Bicycle Day will be celebrated. A lone bicyclist speeds through traffic on a busy street in  Brooklyn, New York, USA. Photo: U.N. Photo/Andre Istria. Why celebrate the bicycle? The bicycle is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation; The bicycle […]

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U.N. Launches Strategy For Environmental Footprint

New York, N.Y.  Underscoring the importance of environmental protection and management in the work of peacekeeping missions, the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) today launched a new strategy to maximize its peace operations’ efficiency in the use of natural resources, and to minimize their risk to people, societies and ecosystems. The United Nations […]

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Water Resources ‘A Reason For Cooperation, Not Conflict

New York, N.Y. Noting that three quarters of UN Member States share rivers or lake basins with their neighbours, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the value of water resources as a reason for cooperation, not conflict.                                       […]

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‘Great Green Wall’ Initiative to Combat Climate Change in Africa

New York, N.Y. At the United Nations Climate Conference (COP 22) under way in Marrakech, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) participated in the launch of a ground breaking map of restoration opportunities to combat climate change in Africa, an area being called the ‘Great Green Wall.’ A farmer transporting hay to Tera weekly market, […]

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Ban hails ‘New Dawn of Cooperation on Climate Change’

New York, N.Y. Ten days after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change, world leaders showed strong support for the implementation of this agreement at the opening of the high-level segment of the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, (COP 22) today. Country Flags outside the UN COP22 venue in Marrakech, Morocco. […]

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Heads of State and Gov’t to Attend Marrakech Climate Conference

New York, N.Y. Ten days after the entry into force of the landmark Paris Agreement, dozens of heads of State and Government are expected on Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22), which started in Marrakech, Morocco, on 7 November 2016. COP22 President and Morocco’s Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar (left) with COP […]

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Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided

Himalayas: From India/Pakistan to Bhutan & Nepal + Chinese Tibet