Bangladesh Hits One Million Solar Home Systems - Compass

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OPIC, Export Import Bank, and President Obama’s Climate Legacy » Bangladesh Hits One Million Solar Home Systems. A few months back Nancy Wimmer told us about Bangladesh's solar success. Compass.

Only 100 Tigers Remain in Bangladesh’s Sundarban Forests

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The endangered tigers of Bangladesh are far more at risk for extinction than previously thought. Only 100 tigers are left to roam the Sundarban forests of Bangladesh, the largest mangrove Read More The post Only 100 Tigers Remain in Bangladesh’s Sundarban Forests appeared first on Ecorazzi.

A Miracle Amongst the Rubble: After 16 Days Buried Alive, a Survivor is Found. {Bangladesh}

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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ~ Pablo Neruda After 16 days, working tirelessly to break through the massive rubble of the nine-story building collapse in Bangladesh—the rescuers here believed there to be no chance for any additional survivors.

Bangladesh ‘Long March’ to save Sundarbans featured in a new documentary

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More importantly though, the Sundarbans are a critical natural defense against cyclones, and it is estimated that every time one of these powerful storms hits Bangladesh, the forest saves hundreds of thousands of lives.

T-Shirts Support Bangladesh Garment Industry Workers

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The post T-Shirts Support Bangladesh Garment Industry Workers appeared first on Eco-Chick. Uncategorized bangladesh Fair Trade fast fashion give back rana plaza t-shirt tazreen

Thousands In Bangladesh March for 5 Days to Stop Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plant

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Last week, thousands of Bangladeshis completed a nearly 250-mile, 5-day march from the capital city, Dhaka, to Rampal, in the Sundarbans area of southwest Bangladesh and home to the world’s largest mangrove forest. And the march in Bangladesh is not happening in a vacuum.

Another Bangladesh Factory Fire: This is Fast Fashion

Eco Chic

Seven workers were killed — all women — and more than 15 injured on Saturday following a fire in a garment factory in Mohammadpur in the western part of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Bangladesh happens to be the second largest exporter of clothing to the United States behind China.

Bangladesh Establishes Protected Areas For Endangered Dolphins

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This is one of the many threats to freshwater dolphins in Bangladesh, which is why local officials recently designated protected areas to help ensure their survival. Bangladesh is home to both Ganges river dolphins and Irrawaddy dolphins.

Hilsa Catch Signals Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Hilsa fish is considered to be an irreplaceable part of the staple diet in Bangladesh. It is the national fish of Bangladesh and also very popular in parts of India. But thanks to climate change, lately it has been seen swarming near the estuaries of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Adops New Labor Law, Critics Argue Workers Still at Serious Risk: This is Fast Fashion

Eco Chic

Back in January of this year, Eco-Chick covered the Bangladesh factory fire in Dhaka City where seven workers were killed — all women — and more than 15 injured. This incident came only two months after the Tazreen factory fire , which killed 112 employees in Bangladesh.

High Sea Turtle Deaths in Bangladesh

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Along the coast of Bangladesh higher than normal sea turtle deaths have been recorded in the past two weeks. Source: Environmental News Network, Hundreds of Endangered Turtles Die along Bangladesh Coast , By Tofayel Ahmed February 8.

The Coming Storm -Lessons on Adaptation from Bangladesh

Celsias

The people of Bangladesh have much to teach us about how a crowded planet can best adapt to rising sea levels. We may be seven billion specks on the surface of Earth, but when you're in Bangladesh, it sometimes feels as if half the human race were crammed into a space the size of Louisiana.

Bangladesh’s Awful Building Collapse: Almost 400 dead, Over a Thousand Injured: This is Fast Fashion

Eco Chic

Due to rising labor costs in China (garment workers there have been exploited over the last decades, and have been working together to demand better and fairer working conditions), Bangladesh is the latest country in which workers are underpaid and overworked to produce clothing cheaply.

Samsung all set to launch solar notebooks in Bangladesh

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B.Sameer Kumar: It is pretty interesting that Samsung has decided to launch their brand new line of solar-powered notebooks in Bangladesh. And for those living outside Bangladesh, there is no word yet on when these specially crafted solar notebooks will be available.

The Coming Storm -Lessons on Adaptation from Bangladesh-Part 2

Celsias

Continuing the earlier Story - from Don Belt on Lessons from Bangladesh in National Geographic, in the current (May 2011) edition of National Geographic.

Did my T-Shirt cost Someone their Life?

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Blog Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Enlightened Society Equal Rights Green WAYLON: Today Only Bangladesh ethical clothing ethical fashion fair trade fashion fast fashion green human rights natural fabrics Rana factory collapse the true cost

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The Chained Life of Kaavan the Elephant.

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only animal abuse animal rights animals in captivity Bangladesh elephant Kaavan Packistan

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Disaster in the Sundarbans

10,000 Birds

On December 9th, a tanker slammed into another vessel inside the Chandpai dolphin sanctuary in the Sundarbans in Bangladesh. Still, Bangladesh is considered a rapidly growing market-based economy and one of the world’s leading exporters of fish and seafood, the industry that is likely to be hit by this accident, slowing the country’s growth. Bangladesh is doing all it can. Conservation Bangladesh oil Sundarbans

Why Does American-Made Clothing Cost More?

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Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only american american made Bangladesh brand clothing eco rana plaza sustainable fashion USA

The Coming Storm -Lessons on Adaptation from Bangladesh-Part 3

Celsias

Continuing the earlier Story - from Don Belt on Lessons from Bangladesh in National Geographic, in the current (May 2011) edition of National Geographic. As Don says "More than a third of the world's people live within 62 miles of a shoreline. Over the coming decades, as sea levels rise, climate change experts predict that many of the world's largest cities, including Miami and New York, will be increasingly vulnerable to coastal flooding.

Islamic Militant Hit-List Target Secular Bloggers, Writers & Activists.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Ananya Azad Bangladesh bloggers free speech islamic extremism secularismIn any modern country freedom of speech is a given. Without freedom of speech a country can’t progress. Though we mention ourselves as a secular nation, we don’t know what secularism actually is.

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The Coming Storm -Lessons on Adaptation from Bangladesh-Part 3

Celsias

Continuing the earlier Story - from Don Belt on Lessons from Bangladesh in National Geographic, in the current (May 2011) edition of National Geographic. As Don says "More than a third of the world's people live within 62 miles of a shoreline. Over the coming decades, as sea levels rise, climate change experts predict that many of the world's largest cities, including Miami and New York, will be increasingly vulnerable to coastal flooding.

Help! I Haven’t Bought Clothes Since April 2013. ~ Ashley Williams

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Bangladesh clothing ethical shopping factories fashion mindfulness As an ethical vegan, political activist and lover of human rights, I believe wholly in voting with our dollars.

Global Warming Helps International Relations

Living Green & Saving Energy

This island has been the subject of a long-running territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh for years.

Branding the ‘Yoga Lifestyle’. ~ Alice Williams

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Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Equal Rights Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga bangladesh factory consumerism corporate responsibility ethics lululemon niyamas yamas Lululemon’s Chokehold on a Peaceful Life Like everything else, when it comes to branded yoga gear, I’m a late adopter. For 10 years I practiced Iyengar in the yoga equivalent of a crusty old boxing ring.

A Lesson in True Courage from a Muslim Hero of the Dhaka Terrorist Attack.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Bangladesh bravery courage Dhaka terrorOn July 2, 2016 a terrorist attack took place at the Holey Artisan Bakery, a popular restaurant for Bangladeshis and foreigners in Dhaka.

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What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

3] Cairo, the Islamic capital with one thousand minarets, is one of the most polluted cities in the world and Bangladesh and the Maldives – which are both Muslim nations – will be the worst affected countries when climate change hits due to flooding and droughts. [4]

Incredible Video Shows How Regular People Respond the Real Story Behind Cheap Clothes

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Fair Fashion activism awareness bangladesh budget cheap clothing ethical clothing Fair Trade Fashion fashion revolution forever 21 sweatshopLove a deal? Us too. Ever wonder what gets cut to give you a cheap shirt?

“I was an environmentalist, but I was also a shopaholic.” Kristin Glenn on #WalktheTalk {Video}

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Bhalo: Hand Created, Ethical Prints to Excite and Amuse (De-Rut Your Wardrobe!)

Eco Chic

The confetti dress , with fabric made in Rajshahi, and sewn by Folk Bangladesh. Bhalo travel to rural villages in Bangladesh, for both sampling and production, where we work with a collective of local fair trade producers.

A Real Solution to Fast Fashion and the Horrors of Foreign Clothing Production is Here (Video)

Eco Chic

Manufacture New York founder Bob Bland tells CBS News that producing clothing in America is the answer to what happened in Bangladesh, and she makes an incredibly compelling argument for why a ‘good deal’ on a cheap clothing isn’t so great. Fair Fashion Worldchanging Women bangladesh Bob Bland fast fashion garment industry made in usa manufacture new york solution

Why Eco Fashion Matters: Toxic Tanneries to Get You Those Supercheap Shoes, Bags and Belts (Totally NOT Worth It!)

Eco Chic

Fair Fashion bangladesh health leather shoes toxic tanneries water pollutionThis is where our cheap leather comes from. Is it worth it to pay $5 less for a pair of shoes and contribute to this? I don’t think so. Watch and learn!

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Why we need to Pay Attention to Earth’s Feedback Loop.

Elephant Journal

In Bangladesh, rising sea levels have forced millions to migrate to Dhaka, the country’s congested capital. Residents cram into huts, eking out an existence amongst hordes of fellow refugees. It’s a real humanitarian crisis. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green carbon dioxide climate change dhaka bagledesh Earth eco feedback loop green natural energy pollution solar energy warming earth

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Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

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One person in Bangladesh will during a whole year emit as much CO2 emissions as one average person living the UK will in only 11 days. Photo credit: america.gov.

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Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military

Green (Living) Review

Climate change is the greatest security threat of the 21st century,” said Maj Gen Munir Muniruzzaman, chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council on climate change and a former military adviser to the president of Bangladesh.

New study says Rotterdam is one of the dirtiest cities in the world

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The per capita greenhouse gas emissions vary with more than 15 tonnes in wealthy industrialized cities such as Sydney, Calgary, Stuttgart and several major US cities to less than half a tonne in poorer cities such as Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Global Warming Bangladesh Calgary Canada climate justice Dallas Dan Hoornweg Europe Germany India Minneapolis Nepal Netherlands Rotterdam science study Stuttgart Sydney Texas USA Washington DC World Bank

This Ethnic Cleansing is Almost Certainly Worse than you Think??

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Bangladesh is one of the. The Rohingya now find themselves an unwanted minority in a country the size of Missouri with over half the population of the United States. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Aung San Suu Kyi Burma burmese monks climate change genocide islamaphobia muslim politics refugees Rohingya trump

Vote 1 Socialist or vote 1 Green for Planet and Humanity

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Bangladesh), 0.9 Unfortunately Australia (through disproportionately huge annual fossil fuel burning and exports) has already used up its share of this terminal GHG pollution budget and is now stealing the entitlement of other countries including acutely global warming-threatened countries such as Somalia and Bangladesh.

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Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

Green Blog

Unfortunately climate criminal First World countries believe that they are much more deserving than others, and are lead by Copenhagen sabotaging, US surrogate, climate criminal Australia which wants a 2020 per capita GHG pollution for itself that would be over 60 times that of Bangladesh. Bangladesh), 0.9 And how do these proposed per capita values compare with a conveniently assumed 2020 Bangladesh value of 1 tonne CO2-e per person per year? times Bangladesh’s?] (see

Suspected Tiger Poachers Killed By Bangladeshi Police

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Police killed six suspected tiger poachers on Sunday in the world’s largest mangrove forest in southwestern Bangladesh where the number of tigers are quickly declining.

SAVORTEX reaches out and gives a helping hand

Green (Living) Review

The charity, which helps children who live in Bangladesh, held a fundraising dinner in May and CEO of SAVORTEX, Syed Ahmed was invited to be a guest speaker.

Future Fortified - Providing Proper Nutrition to the Needed

Hug a Tree with Me

Presently they are paying special attention to the most undernourished areas in Kenya, Bangladesh and South Africa. and are available in rural areas in Kenya Bangladesh and South Africa by means of health programs, local businesses and pharmacies.

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Topless American Apparel Ad goes after Sweatshop Labor. {Nudity}

Elephant Journal

MADE IN BANGLADESH’ American Apparel, as per usual, 1) strikes at the heart of b t corporate America with its ethics (in this case an anti-Sweatshop ad) while 2) promoting inspiring ideals such as religious freedom, pro-feminist ideals from a personal perspective…and then 3) going in for shameless, stylish self-exploitation, 4) p **g off half […]. Adult only.