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At UN, Michelle Yeoh Promotes Sustainable Fashion, Tells How Nepal Earthquake Moved Her

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United Nations, New York, USA, July 16, 2018 – Actress Michelle Yeoh, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Advocating for the SDGs today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 16 — Actor Michelle Yeoh has been on a journey to find an outfit that that does not damage the Earth. On July 16 she brought to the UN in New York a film about her quest, called “Made in Forests.” It was presented during the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, and features Italy’s Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T., an art foundation that [Read More]

As Nauru Calls for UN Climate and Security Envoy and Curaçao Agrees, US and Russia Less Supportive

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United Nations, New York, USA, July 11, 2018 – President of Nauru Baron Waqa during the Security Council Meeting on Understanding and addressing climate-related security risks today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 11 — Nauru is a small country in the Pacific Ocean, and getting smaller as the water rises. On July 11 its president Baron Divavesi Waqa proposed to the UN Security Council the creation on Climate and Security of a new UN envoy. He outlined to the Security Council members improvements they need to make, saying “the Council needs better [Read More]

At UN on World Environment Day, New Comic “Poseidon Patrol” Calls to Ban Plastics From Oceans Along With UN PGA Lajcak

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Hundreds of Guests Participated on a Green Fair to Commemorate the World Environment Day today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Similar Events are taking place around the world to Help clean-up beaches, rivers and parks of Plastic Bottles. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock For World Environment Day, there was a UN Green Fair complete with a solar powered car and costumes made of plastic water bottles from which UN officials are swearing off.   Among the tables on the plaza in front of the UN General Assembly building was one from Comics Uniting Nations, which in [Read More]

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