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Protests are bringing attention to the ‘everyday violence' faced by black Americans

1 month ago   |   By Grist

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer early last week, cities across the U.S. erupted in protest. As those demonstrations enter their second week, some are calling for a reckoning with not just police brutality but also the wider array of harms disproportionately inflicted by race in the U.S.
Many of those harms are environmental. On Sunday, New Jersey Senator and former presidential candidate Cory Booker went live on CNN not only to call for measures like reforming the federal statute governing police misconduct , but also to draw attention to the...
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US cities braced for more violence and riots over killing of George Floyd

US cities braced for more violence and riots over killing of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Daily Record

An outpouring of rage and anger over the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has seen protesters demand justice across the country.
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Turbulent scenes as protests over killing of George Floyd rage across US

Turbulent scenes as protests over killing of George Floyd rage across US

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Police have been targeted in protests over the killing of African American George Floyd, although at some demonstrations officers have shown solidarity with the activists
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RE100 Leadership Awards 2020: Judging panels

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Jed, Yellow, Scully, Billa and Gulu were removed from Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, ACT, blazes that killed an estimated 800 million wildlife. Read more ...

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Is nature all healed now? A look at the pandemic's best meme

Is nature all healed now? A look at the pandemic's best meme

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Family welcomes inquest into London teenager's death in Malaysia

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared from a Malaysian nature resort last year have welcomed the news that an inquest is to be held in the country. Read more ...

Inquiry opened over EU failure to consider environmental and social impacts...

The European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into the EU Commission's trade agreement with the ‘Mercosur' group of South American countries. This follows a complaint from... Read more ...

The BREATHE Act would defund police - and fund environmental justice

As the U.S. enters another month of sustained protests against anti-Black racism and police brutality, organizers are working to turn the protests' energy into legislative... Read more ...