No rights, no protection
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No rights, no protection

Earlier, I was a part of a group that harvests the bananas, but since I joined the union, they have transferred me and now I hack the leaves off the banana trees. The management does not want me to meet other workers. They keep watching me so that I will not come near them. A […]

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Wildlife Tourism: Right or wrong?
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Wildlife Tourism: Right or wrong?

I thought that we were there supporting a place that was doing the right thing. And I thought that those elephants had a lovely life and they were being fed and they were comfortable. With the tiger temple we kind of knew straight away. It’s never okay to ride and elephant. If you go to […]

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Wildlife of Africa Documentary #1 – Wild Zambezi
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Wildlife of Africa Documentary #1 – Wild Zambezi

(Leo) Welcome to Africa. In this documentary, we’ll be exploring some of Africa’s diverse wildlife In its natural habitat. The Zambezi river flows through most of southern Africa, carrying with it the main ingredient needed for life to flourish. It travels through 6 countries on the journey from its source in north-west Zambia to the […]

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Local group launches new teacher retention program
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Local group launches new teacher retention program

OUR MARGARET JOHNSON IS LIVE THERE NOW. MARGARET: GOOD EVENING TO YOU. THIS IS CALLED THE BEGINNING TEACHER ORGANIZING PROGRAM, OR BTOP. VOLUNTEERS WITH THE FORSYTH COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS ARE WORKING OUT THE DETAILS INSIDE RIGHT NOW. THEY DON’T HAVE ANY HARD NUMBERS, BUT THEY SUSPECT THAT FORSYTH COUNTY AND DISTRICTS ACROSS THE STATE […]

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Why Volunteer Abroad in 2020 | IVHQ
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Why Volunteer Abroad in 2020 | IVHQ

This has been a goal of mine for years. Just hearing outside – we’re literally in Vietnam. My parents would walk these streets when they were lucky enough to come to school here. My parents, they didn’t come from a lot of wealth. My dad, he was always a great student and he got into […]

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Mountain Lions of Texas – Tips from a Wildlife Biologist
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Mountain Lions of Texas – Tips from a Wildlife Biologist

Many people have misconceptions about mountain lions. These large cats, also called cougars and panthers, are important predators throughout Texas and other states. Like most wild cats, they are very elusive, so it’s rare for someone to see one. Most mountain lion sightings are actually misidentifications of bobcats, coyotes, and sometimes house cats. Mountain lions […]

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