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    • Mexico: How the descendants of the Maya are saving their forest - The village of Huechen Balam on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is still surrounded by subtropical forest. The villagers venerate the forest. For centuries, it has protected and nourished them. The times when their distant ancestors went out on hunting trips through the forest are over. Killing animals is allowed only to a...
  • ... rooms. He wants to set up pre school and after school programs for local youths, as well as provide counseling and other social ...
  • ... work, and end up living in urban slums. Rural development programs seek to slow or reverse that trend. Cherrie Atilano runs a farm for ...
  • How can creativity help save L.A.? Activist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur David Bohnett ... he uses. We try to fulfill that aspiration through our programs at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. Gustavo talks about the ... the same educational resources, like public education or programs like YOLA, that develop the whole child? DB : Rather than ...
  • A cultural history of conservationist efforts to save the Devils Hole pupfish along with the endemic species of the Ash ... a Nye County commissioner, countered the conservationists' SAVE THE PUPFISH bumper sticker with one displaying KILL THE PUPFISH. ...
  • Luxembourg: The Tax Haven Revamps its Image - The Grand Duchy recently hit the headlines for rubber stamping tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Luxembourg is worried that the scandal will scare off global investors and is doing its utmost to hold on to them. Luxembourg is rapidly growing as a channel for Chinese financing and investments flowing into the European Union, for example, and it's...
  • ... residency at LAXART in 2015 as a site for public education programs such as Slanguage Juniors, their art classes for kids, and their ...
  • Charles Fletcher Lummis sought to save  traditional Mexican and Native American folk songs from extinction. ...
  • Led by Buddhist monks, Cambodia's indigenous Chong people protest the construction of a hydroelectric dam. The dam, to be built by the Chinese company Sinohydro, would displace the Chong and destroy their ancestral forest home. Kalyanne Mam documents their plight in her film "Fight For Areng Valley." China is beginning to draw on its religious traditions -- Tibetan Buddhism, Daoism and...

  • ... 51-mile long river, offering a diverse range of public programs for over a year. [scald=75745:kl_image_original_context ...

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