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Community land trusts are on the rise across the United States as cities look for ways to ease an ongoing crisis of… https://t.co/7MG8kRdczIOPINION: As censorship, surveillance and disinformation continue to gain momentum, fundamental digital rights are b… https://t.co/ckmZAQgRGNToday is #SocialEnterpriseDay, we asked experts to share their views on how social entrepreneurship has evolved in… https://t.co/F6eEZ5owZI"Hospitality has long been recognised as a high-risk industry for modern slavery and this ... shows it hasn't stepp… https://t.co/4SAi60gJsP"Marginal environments are going to be the norm of tomorrow, so we'd better be ready for it and have solutions" say… https://t.co/cmoUCH0W70🗣️ In this week's Openly podcast, @hugo_greenhalgh discusses 🏳️‍🌈 Suicide rates and gay marriage with… https://t.co/Xnvc2SERR6
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsOooh! Very exciting @cormacwobrien has been selected as a finalist in the Human Rights category of the MyHero award… https://t.co/45LD0BAPIN
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsPlant-based offerings could spell big changes, both for consumers in rich countries and in parts of the developing… https://t.co/LubdZ2nPp1Hit by droughts, then floods, Somalia's pastoralists face huge climate risks - but mobile phone warnings could help… https://t.co/vG7xf9bWi7Countries that aggressively prepare for #climatechange impacts like fiercer storms and heatwaves will fare far bett… https://t.co/MvElMWdINF"Key buildings which are within the World Heritage area are threatened … this is of great concern to us, especially… https://t.co/vGuwAdU17tGreece will shut overcrowded refugee camps on its outlying islands and replace them with more restrictive holding c… https://t.co/r2PaXCEECj"We're not touring this album. We're taking time over the next year or two to work out how our tour (can not only)… https://t.co/N09z2ShI2aCity dwellers tend to live longer if they are in leafy neighbourhoods, according to a study that links green areas… https://t.co/XqMKcbSIenMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to travel to The Hague for hearings in a case accusing the country of c… https://t.co/F0k8h7aJj5"Marginal environments are going to be the norm of tomorrow, so we'd better be ready for it and have solutions" say… https://t.co/Jj4qX0P1Nw
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News'Hospitality has long been recognised as a high-risk industry for modern slavery and this ... shows it hasn't stepp… https://t.co/0ndSVA23UM
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsCommunity land trusts are on the rise across the US as cities look for ways to ease an ongoing crisis of affordable… https://t.co/9idicC268pJussie Smollett is suing Chicago, saying he was maliciously prosecuted when his claim to having been the victim of… https://t.co/x0ZRBRTbhG
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsBrazil's plans for environmental protection remain unchanged even as #deforestation skyrockets, but Environment Min… https://t.co/7cb7NqOUGqThese solar-powered kiosks are a prototype designed by a social enterprise in Pakistan to make life easier for stre… https://t.co/h4TCMloYunIt's #SocialEnterpriseDay! Our work at TRF is heavily focused on supporting more inclusive economies around the w… https://t.co/i6BPwBod4J
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News#Cities find they need to invest in communicating how cutting-edge efforts to fight #climatechange will benefit cit… https://t.co/i1HUQq1eDgFrom breast-flattening binders and prosthetic penises to friendly beauticians, transgender shoppers often struggle… https://t.co/gzw0ImYSfbAlmost 40% of trans people murdered in the last year died in Brazil, where 130 people were killed | #LGBT+ https://t.co/VERaY1ooMRThis company in Medellin, Colombia, turns the imaginary characters of terminally ill children into dolls The city… https://t.co/eSVsERERUUCity dwellers tend to live longer if they are in leafy neighbourhoods, according to a study that links green areas… https://t.co/3sq551xYVIPope Francis has condemned the exploitation of women and children in Thailand when visiting the country l… https://t.co/q1o3bEd8zMToday is #SocialEnterpriseDay, we asked experts to share their views on how social entrepreneurship has evolved in… https://t.co/6eqEYUvp4BMany #LGBT+ people in China are being forced to undergo "conversion therapy", often done by unscrupulous, unlicense… https://t.co/NnuU96yE2qToday is #SocialEnterpriseDay We recently conducted an exclusive global poll about the best places to be a social… https://t.co/uJap2iwEP3Delighted to share that my @TRF_Stories colleague Roli Srivastava @Rolionaroll has been shortlisted in the… https://t.co/L4lt70blo3
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsA spat between political parties in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu has cast a spotlight on the mismanagement of lan… https://t.co/Tleg3xMLvJA sharp rise in deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest drew global concern this week. Here are five deforestat… https://t.co/6xrlt4XiqFFor the first time in Vogue magazine's more than 120 years of publishing, an indigenous "muxe" will appear next mon… https://t.co/nmujY5fC4YCountries that aggressively prepare for #climatechange impacts like fiercer storms and heatwaves will fare far bett… https://t.co/bJqoMO7KcmTrans advocates across the United States commemorated Layleen Cubilette-Polanco and others on… https://t.co/dNNMkSk3FjAlmost 40% of trans people murdered in the last year died in Brazil, where 130 people were killed | #LGBT+ https://t.co/uZRVI8wnjl
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsCities find they need to invest in communicating how cutting-edge efforts to fight #climatechange will benefit citi… https://t.co/dUkgjapnZiCity dwellers tend to live longer if they are in leafy neighbourhoods, according to an @ISGLOBALorg study that link… https://t.co/C1KMpaD15b
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsScores of blazes have sprung up in new locations, triggering warnings it is too late for some residents to evacuat… https://t.co/5ypXeEPhV3
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsToday is #SocialEnterpriseDay, we asked experts to share their views on how social entrepreneurship has evolved in… https://t.co/O8XWU20IRo#Cities find they need to invest in communicating how cutting-edge efforts to fight #climatechange will benefit cit… https://t.co/Dh5QTgho3I
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsCountry rapper @LilNasX became the first openly gay rap artist to be nominated in top categories at the Grammy Awar… https://t.co/tVe196EtJy'With the new make-up (of parliament), there are greater possibilities.' https://t.co/UqsRqP0dXc Via @TRF_Stories
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsMore than half a dozen of Kabul's gardens and parks have been restored or are being upgraded, with a special focus… https://t.co/8ykCAB3d38
11/21
2019
With Zimbabwe going through its worst economic crisis in a decade, desperate citizens are turning to illegal gold m… https://t.co/kccgiqGUwT"We are hunger striking because we have no choice" @ExtinctionR activists pressing for more rapid action on… https://t.co/WoVAqhgKvK"Our future is so obvious here: we have no future. In Bangladesh you at least have your family and friends around,… https://t.co/EDuKpm3TZ2Major hotels in Britain are failing to protect workers from debt bondage and sexual exploitation l #ModernSlavery https://t.co/olLPAZ5VR5"There have now been 17 African-American trans women's lives that have been completely deleted from this earth" E… https://t.co/95953qrTrh
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsAung San Suu Kyi will appear before the International Court of Justice to contest a case filed by Gambia accusing M… https://t.co/oBUV0fk0fK"We are hunger striking because we have no choice" @ExtinctionR activists pressing for more rapid action on… https://t.co/8upqqvPNB0
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News"She wanted to fulfill herself in society, and society let her down" Today on #TransDayofRemembrance activists wil… https://t.co/RCQd6ueN8H"The festive season creates more plastic waste than any time of year, most of which goes to landfill or is burned –… https://t.co/rIYcmihYgSElectricity firms cut off power to thousands of people, more than 100 schools were closed and residents in high ris… https://t.co/7CoBNaD8Q4The numbers of cities offering transgender-inclusive health benefits and acting against so-called conversion therap… https://t.co/DSFy3OKuqgMore than half a dozen of Kabul's gardens and parks have been restored or are being upgraded, with a special focus… https://t.co/Bxxt95VIkt
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News🗣️ In this week's Openly podcast 🗣️ 🏳️‍🌈 Suicide rates and gay marriage 🏳️‍🌈 🏅 Homophobia in sport 🏅 ⚧️ LGBT+ ri… https://t.co/wu43C7DWip
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News"She wanted to fulfill herself in society, and society let her down." Today on #TransDayofRemembrance activists wi… https://t.co/Rz2vM7s7Zn
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsThe world's major fossil fuel producers are set to bust global environmental goals with excessive coal, oil and gas… https://t.co/ZmVn66LYI9With Zimbabwe going through its worst economic crisis in a decade, desperate citizens are turning to illegal gold m… https://t.co/c0Bq8t0Vy1Singapore has warned that it would take "strong" action against labour trafficking after an Indian couple was found… https://t.co/bAYYKGoBFgThe American Medical Association has announced its support for a ban on "conversion therapy" l #LGBT+… https://t.co/qilnwvpeHCElectricity firms cut off power to thousands of people, more than 100 schools were closed and residents in high ris… https://t.co/Cf8RdmGhB0
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsThe men, who include a former policeman and a former soldier, shared videos of the incident in a WhatsApp group and… https://t.co/g12XMrUUdFA sharp rise in deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest drew global concern this week. Here are five deforestat… https://t.co/9amiaLlyhAThe world lost 12 million hectares of tropical tree cover last year, researchers found Here are 5 #deforestation h… https://t.co/3YKoVcexFmToday is #TransDayofRemembrance Transgender women are struggling to find clothing that fits - so are we about to… https://t.co/T0y39B5lBs
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News.@UN investigators say his forces were responsible for abducting and repeatedly gang raping at least 17 women in a… https://t.co/5ifUOUqB9pToday is #TransDayofRemembrance Transgender women are struggling to find clothing that fits - so are we about to… https://t.co/RLgoSK1bBmHaving an abortion does not increase women's risk of suicide finds a study in @TheLancetPsych l #WomensRights https://t.co/jGDerac00kCampaigners and police say villagers are less likely to report accidents and deaths in a trade they know to be ille… https://t.co/4ErlEgLkim"Marginal environments are going to be the norm of tomorrow, so we'd better be ready for it and have solutions" say… https://t.co/8D3iz7bqjhFrom FARC child soldier to becoming the first trans woman to run for council in Colombia... Darla Cristina gives a… https://t.co/5y0lsIyphV
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsTransgender children are no more or less likely than other children to conform to gender stereotypes in how they dr… https://t.co/RZ3JQ9Zl6h
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsThe world lost 12 million hectares of tropical tree cover last year, researchers found Here are 5 #deforestation h… https://t.co/diCYtPtDmD"This whole county has PTSD, depression. Everybody could use some counseling" says a survivor of California's Parad… https://t.co/SzI6MTIqVoWorld's major #fossilfuel producers are set to bust global #climate goals with excessive #coal, oil & gas extractio… https://t.co/wRWlTBkkHg
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11/20
2019
Jihadist violence in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes, destroyed… https://t.co/FnItP2gbOmCarbon offset schemes involve compensating for emissions of the gases which cause global warming by paying for emis… https://t.co/vEwBTErAOHLess than 50% of American men would be "very comfortable" with a female head of government says new survey l… https://t.co/XmJgcq3uEtLess than 50% of American men would be "very comfortable" with a female head of government says new survey l… https://t.co/comXzVVL0b.@CocaCola has announced it would start using PET bottles in Sweden made only of recycled plastic in a first step t… https://t.co/FdI2Ji3ni6It's #WorldToiletDay. On current progress we're bound to miss international and national targets for achieving univ… https://t.co/R4s1Qo31kg
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsMore than half of India's coal-fired power plant units ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are alre… https://t.co/IKLp3V1ClYLess than 50% of American men would be "very comfortable" with a female head of government says new survey l… https://t.co/w9Q2AbSrXeCoca-Cola switches to recycled plastic for bottles in Sweden https://t.co/YWaKAA766T @CocaCola #climate #Sweden
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News#Palmoil producers will set up a joint fund to counter critics of the industry amid growing scrutiny of a commodity… https://t.co/k41Mzpvp1KOPINION: As censorship, surveillance and disinformation continue to gain momentum, fundamental digital rights are b… https://t.co/UBvT8RcVdsThe ocean could provide over six times more food than it does now with better management and more technological inn… https://t.co/xJAAO2gYiA
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsOPINION: "A smart balance of microcredit, subsidies and behaviour change activities is likely to get us a good step… https://t.co/iCFUoJDG1KMore than half a dozen of Kabul's gardens and parks have been restored or are being upgraded, with a special focus… https://t.co/r9wXdmrDMhSingapore promises tough action against labour traffickers after an Indian couple was found guilty of exploiting mi… https://t.co/5wiVYp21yu"All the local crises around the world are building up to a global crisis" Population growth and climate change ar… https://t.co/34PjLJ0gq7Kenya will launch its first localised weather modelling system early next year, providing key data on how… https://t.co/tOlrq0Z8NSU.S. government's oceans and waterways agency will provide $30 million to improve coastal resilience aiming to redu… https://t.co/SWUzM7OyiM"What if we resisted gendering our children for a while by not showing or telling them which gender they ought to i… https://t.co/a1oKZ1Fjoq
Retweeted by Thomson Reuters Foundation News"Through our platform, they can meet foreign buyers more easily ... prices will improve and that gives bigger benef… https://t.co/XxiGTzFh6APresident-elect Alberto Fernandez has announced plans to propose a law decriminalising abortion once he takes offic… https://t.co/xUIz1MCaix
11/19
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