How One Man Harvests Water for 10K People in Driest Part of India — Humans Are Free – October 12, 2018

When groundwater started disappearing in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Bhagwati Agrawal invented a way to tap a “river in the sky.”For most of the year, Rajasthan is so dry, people use sand to clean their dishes. But during monsoon season, there is plenty of rain – enough water to last villages for an entire…..Read more & video clip “CNN Hero Bhagwati Agrawal”

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Ecuador Holds World Reforestation Record for Planting 647,250 Trees in a Single Day – May 27, 2017

Anna Hunt, Staff  Writer Waking Times A record set by the people of Ecuador is one of the most impressive in the Guinness Book of World Records still stands. In just one day in 2015, thousands of volunteers from around the country planted 647,250 trees in over 150 locations. Deforestation Ecuador is one of the country’s…

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Farmer Spends 16 Years Studying Law To Sue Chemical Firm ‘Polluting His Land’ – And Wins – TruthTheory – May 26, 2017

By Luke Miller Truth Theory Wang Enlin a farmer living in the Yushutun village, China has spent over 16 years studying law to sue the chemical company that allegedly polluted his land. According to reports from Chinese news site The People, a 2001 government document claimed the contaminated farmland ‘can not be used for a long…

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Remarkable Beach Cleanup Removes 5.3 Million Kg of Trash, Transforms Coastline – May 23, 2017

Anna Hunt Waking Times This is one of the most dramatic beach makeovers, ever. Over a span of 85 weeks, resident volunteers in north western Mumbai, India, transformed Versova beach from one of the most littered to absolutely stunning. The beach cleanup removed 5.3 million kilograms of trash, which is over half of the daily garbage generated by…

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Chelsea Manning Is Finally Free From Prison – May 17, 2017

Chelsea Manning Free from Prison

(ANTIMEDIA) After serving seven years of a 35-year sentence, whistleblower and former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from prison early Wednesday morning. Manning, who was born male but came out as transgender while behind bars, was court marshaled in 2013 after it was discovered she gave nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks. The…

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This Dog Spent Her Entire Life Locked In A Basement. Now, She’s Finally Free(Photos) – May 16, 2017

Imagine spending your life not only in a cage but in a dark recess of someone’s basement. This was a reality for a poodle named B.B., who was rescued from a North Carolina puppy mill by animal workers with the Humane Society of the United States. When she was found last September, B.B. was tiny…

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Stop Holding Those Farts In. Here Are 7 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Passing Gas – May 15, 2017

By: D.G. Sciortino/Shareably If you’ve ever shamed yourself or have been shamed by someone else for passing wind, just tell them you’re being healthy. Farting isn’t the most glamorous way to improve or assess our health, but it is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of gut bacteria. According to thefartfacts.com, 9%…

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