#education News

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Efforts by the industry to make improvements are not well-publicised, while the reporting of 'unfortunate' incidents skews the views of the public, says Bunye, who is also a member of the legal committee of the Philippines' Chamber of Mines, in the wake of anti-mining protests in the archipelago.
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Masungi Georeserve and its partners have managed to save some 1,500 hectares from illegal quarrying after the cancellation of three extraction agreements in February. But now the sanctuary is facing pressure from the government's Bureau of Corrections as the agency seeks land for a new headquarters.
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The move, after a year and a half with the ride-hailing firm, marks her return to the education sector.
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Take-up of modified fishing gear and increased awareness has led to fewer turtles, sharks, dolphins and whales dying in Pakistan’s waters, while raising fishers’ incomes.
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#education Opinion

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Educating people about climate change in a country where many still consider the topic personally irrelevant is a huge challenge, but tailoring messages to people's worldviews and everyday experiences could help.
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The World Bank Group is working across many fronts to help countries recognise both the value of nature and the risks that would follow from losing it.
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Digital activism has helped women find their voices but, as in the real world, they are still subject to harassment online.
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Critics say that the Religion of Twenty, or R20 conference, recently held in Bali, is problematic as it excluded Indonesian Muslim environmentalists from the discussion. Activist groups inspired by Islamic and pro-environment ideas have the potential to do more to address climate change, if those in charge hear them out.
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#education Videos

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From conflict to co-existence: Earthworm Foundation has come up with a solution to managing human-elephant conflict in palm oil plantations in Sabah.
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Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
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EB Studio In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
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Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
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#education Podcasts

Apa Kata Wanita Orang Asli EB podcast
The stories of Malaysia’s indigenous tribes are now being captured through the fresh lenses of young female filmmakers. In this bilingual podcast recorded in English and Bahasa Melayu, they tell Eco-Business why they've picked up the camera.
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Most schools only teach the science of climate change. Green School gives the skills needed to live in a warming world. Eco-Business asked Green School's Leslie Medema how to be real with children about climate change without scaring them.
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