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Brazil’s Announcement to Auction New Amazon Mega-dam Provokes Outrage: The move enflamed tensions in this precarious and remote region, while portending conflict with the region’s threatened indigenous peoples, particularly the Munduruku people, one of the largest surviving Amazonian tribes, whose territories and communities span much of the Tapajós basin.

Maria Leusa Kaba Munduruku in April 2014

This photo essay by Jane Baldwin, KARA WOMEN SPEAK, records stories of indigenous women living in the communities of the Omo River Valley, Ethiopia, whose way of life is entwined with the ecology of the river.

In this lesson, students explore photos of the Kara tribe and discuss the environmental and cultural impacts of the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia.

Uncontacted Nanti could be decimated by plans to detonate thousands of explosive charges and allow hundreds of workers to flood onto their land.

Peru approves gas project, spells disaster for uncontacted tribes 27 January 2014

Kazuo Ohno (1906~2010) was a Japanese dancer who became a guru and inspirational figure in the dance form known as Butoh.

© Arô Ribeiro - Série "Butô - Inspiração Kazuo Ohno e Eikoh Hosoe"

A River Changes Course documentary: Cambodia and modernization

A River Changes Course: The Destructive Effects of in

LEDs as transformative technology in developing nations - no wonder they won the Nobel Prize in Physics!  "Nearly 5 percent of Africans without access to electricity, or some 28.5 million people, now use solar-powered LED lights. That's up from 1 percent five years ago"

LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World

LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World. A woman in Senegal charges her cellphone using a port in her solar-powered LED lantern. (Courtesy of Lighting Africa)

in it together

The tiny, remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan first invented the idea of using happiness as a measure of good governance – an idea its superpower neighbour China has now borrowed.

Holy Men (Foto: Joey Lawrence)

Os belos santos da Índia como você nunca viu

portraits-india-holy-men- Joey L Right: Magesh left a well paid job as an IT computer consultant to pursue to path of Aghora. After years of practice, he finds no temptation to return to his old life.

Community health worker Foos Muhumed Gudaal treats kids for malaria, respiratory infections and diarrhea at her post in the village of Walgo...

Simple, Cheap Health Remedies Cut Child Mortality In Ethiopia

NPR article on Ethiopian community health workers dramatically lowering child mortality rates. Great example of local leadership bringing solutions.

Preserving Tradition in Japan

fishstickmonkey: Going the Snow-Covered Road Wearing Kimono People Yukari Chikura (via FractionMagazineJapan)

via CYJO photography  Valter Family, 2010. Citizenship: American, German. Ancestries: African-American, American Indian, Bahamian, French, German. Languages: English, German, French, Spanish. Live in New York.

Stunning Portraits of Mixed-Race Families

CYJO illustrates the evolution of ethnicity for mixed blood family portraits - designboom

The Nile Project: Producing Harmony In A Divided Region--It began as a conversation over a beer. Now, a collaboration between musicians across the Nile basin has expanded to concert tours, albums and courses at universities in the U.S. and East Africa.

The Nile Project: Producing Harmony In A Divided Region

The Nile Project: Producing Harmony In A Divided Region--It began as a conversation over a beer. Now, a collaboration between musicians across the Nile basin has expanded to concert tours, albums and courses at universities in the U. and East Africa.

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In this lesson, students watch a short film about an outdoor nursery and explore how our human connection to nature can support creative exploration.

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djinn-gallery: “ Festa Japan 2016 a photo from Tokyo, Kanto ”

imposter-j:  JayCee Bayale

White Wolf: 7 resolutions for a better Earth in 2013

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山田屋では、一生に一度の成人式を自分らしく輝けるよう、豊富なラインアップで皆様をお待ちしております。そんな成人の日の「美しさとお喜び」を、誠心誠意込めてご提供します。新成人振袖・卒業袴予約会も開催しております。

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