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by Elmar Stellnberger

Protect Canada's Majestic Boreal Forest and Caribou

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
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The trees and soils of the boreal forest store more than 300 billion tons of the planet’s carbon, or 36 years’ worth of fossil fuel emissions. Yet these majestic forests being the home of the boreal caribou (read more) are threatened by logging. Don’t let our boreal forests be turned into toilet paper and paper towels!



Petition: Stop the assault on the Amazon rainforest!

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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Brazilian indigenous peoples are currently locked in a fight for survival: Brazil's President Bolsonaro is pushing to scrap the constitutional protection of their ancestral territories and clear even more rainforest for soy monocultures, cattle, hydropower and mining. Tell the Brazilian government to get its priorities right.



UN: Stop eviction and land grabbing! - against causes of flight

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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200 million hectares of land worldwide – a total area larger than Mexico – have been impacted by land grabbing and eviction. Smallholders and indigenous people are being driven from their ancestral land, often with the tacit approval of national governments who profit a lot from it. The UN must stop this abuse of power.



100% Biodegradable Replacement of Plastic Bags

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
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There exists a 100% biodegradable alternative to plastic bags: bags made of cassava. The bags can be dissolved in water which you can drink. That way we could solve the plastic litter crises up to a noticeable extent. Any plastics that has been produced still exists in one or another form. The cassava bags were invented in Bali in 2017 against the plastic litter crisis.



Growing New Brain Cells

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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Recent science shows that you can grow new brain cells by a healthy living regardless of your age. Walking for 45 minutes every day, eating omega-3 fatty acids (linseed oil, walnuts: also helps against cardiac and circulatory troubles), eating turmeric and blueberries and drinking green tea (good against cancer), caloric restriction (slows down aging as well) and/or intermittent fasting are beneficial.