All posts tagged with: activism

Currency of leaves? : The green Economy

Publié 24 novembre 2013 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Picture 40 years from now, you are probably sitting on your balcony having an afternoon chat with your son. He has just returned from college where he is taking a course in “the 20th century economic models.” Out of curiosity and with knowledge that you were actively engaged in development issues, he asks what role you played in shaping the economic model that the world adopted. He is curious to know what your input was, even however small, into the debate on the need for a shi...


Medicine and MSF

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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There are nearly 7.2 billion people on our planet. Isn't that shocking? As it is, I think most of us Generation Y's are feeling that we are running out of space. For what? I'm not exactly sure. In fact, space is no longer the issue. Rather, it is affordable, efficient and available health care. The international program, Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French name Médecins Sans Frontieres (pardon the lack of accent grave for any French readers), caught my eye in this re...


Food Balance--Where Is It?

Publié 16 novembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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I took an Environmental Science class last year. We learned that the general global populous of humans will not overshoot and plummet beneath its carrying capacity. Rather, we discovered that food production is not lacking and there is not a real shortage of food product in the world. If you think about it differently, you will see that this global dilemma of hunger is not a function of poor productivity or lack of resources. In the world, if we see it this way, we can assume that...


The Environment- What Should We Do?

Publié 25 octobre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Taking Care of the Environment The Current population of the United States is 311 million people. Consequently, the current world population is at 7 billion and counting. We’ve been hearing a lot about the car industry and the President’s affairs with GM but we should stop to think about the bigger picture for a moment---cars are just a single part of a much larger Earth. This Earth, one that we take for granted every day, has provided us with the necessities of life for ne...


Inspiring Young Environmentalists

Publié 14 octobre 2013 no picture Achmad

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We are so grateful to God, because there are still three environmental young leaders in Indonesia which dare to help conserve the environment in a sustainable way. They are Achmad Solikhin, Haqqy Rerian Erlangga and Anggita Putri Chaerani. Achmad Solikhin is a student at the Bogor Agricultural University, majoring from the Forestry Faculty. He is highly passionate about the environment and forestry. Haqqy Rerian Erlangga is a student at the University of Riau, majoring from the...


Life is About Sharing the Happiness and Kindness; 10 Minutes with Sam J. Calhoub

Publié 13 octobre 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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“Whenever you face a conflict, there’s always someone that can hold your back and that can be here to help you.” These words above did extremely touch my heart. They give strength and a deep meaning for the youth. It also describes that living in this world is about sharing the kindness and happiness. These words were told by Sam J. Calhoub, a Lebanese social worker, activist, writer, artist and songwriter. He has been described as the LGBT rescuer by Al-Balad newspaper and...


Let Us Make The World peaceful

Publié 9 octobre 2013 Avatar Salman

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We are here to make global village "Global Peace Village".Establishing peace worldwide without any difference of region and religion.Compaigning to ensure human rights at every corner of the world.Pulling nations towards love ,peace and brotherhood.


This is part 2 of an interview with environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez. Read part 1 here. And what are some of the things that the branches of Earth Guardians do? One of the big things is education and inspiring other young people to create young leaders in their communities, so that you have a place to go to when you want to make a difference in your community. It really depends on where you are on the globe. Our group in Africa, they have about 50 kids t...


Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez is a 13 year old environmental activist from Boulder, Colorado in the USA. He was in New York this week for the UN General Assembly side events and Voices of Youth had the opportunity to speak to this remarkable young man. Part One VOY: How are you involved in civic and social activism? I’ve been involved in activism since I was 6 years old when I did my first public speaking engagement, and since then I’ve been working in my community with...


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