Archive for April 3rd, 2021

03/04/2021

A Tribute to Jane Goodall

Human Wrongs Watch

By Angelo Tartabini*

I was put in this world to do what I am doing

Jane Goodall, one of the most prestigious and well-known women around the world for her research
Jane Goodall, one of the most prestigious and well-known women around the world for her research | Image from Wall Street International.

3 April 2021 (Wall Street International)*In truth the full name of this great character is Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall. She was a skinny, pale, blond-haired girl. No one would have expected that such a slender and shy person would later emerge one of the most prestigious and well-known women around the world for her research and activities in the defense of nature and advocate of conservation.

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03/04/2021

“Wear Your Mask, Don’t Mask Your Feelings”

That call was echoed on the snowy streets of Ukraine, where massive blue masks on the main squares brought attention to the mental health aspect of the current crisis.

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03/04/2021

The Power of Options

Human Wrongs Watch

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“We have to go deeper into the sea nowadays,” she recalls. “We go over where water reaches our head. We can spend as much as three hours in the water with sand getting into our eyes, mouth, ears. Oftentimes, I felt like I might drown.”

Despite the dangers, sand extraction produces an average monthly income of only US$110. Many women thus have to rely on their partners and families for housing and other basic needs.

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03/04/2021

Coral Reefs, Mangroves and Sea Grasses Are Crucial for Life above and below Water, Yet…

Human Wrongs Watch

New grants support conservation and restoration of marine habitats

Reuters / 25 Mar 2021

1 April 2021 (UNEP)* — Coral reefs, mangroves and sea grasses are crucial for life above and below water. These aquatic habitats do everything from house fish, to store carbon to protect communities from storm surges.

But all three are under threat from a combination of climate change, coastal development and pollution.

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