Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m. local time inside her home in La Esperanza in the western province of Intibuca. Caceres was leader of the Lenca Indigenous community and was a staunch human rights defender. She won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2015. Her assassination has rapidly sent shock waves across the country and sparked outrage over her death.
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On the path to the Paris for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change COP21, NCS Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney will be the youngest game changer under 25 on a panel featuring environmental and social justice activists from the U.S., Canada and Mexico at the North American Association for Environmental Education NAAEE.
“I believe our generation does not see activism just as a necessity or obligation, but a beautiful opportunity to invent the unexpected and to spread our optimism that we can make a better world.” – Ta’Kaiya
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PART 4 JUNE 9
From the children who will inherit the planet, comes a collection of songs, activism, and heartfelt tips for protecting Mother Earth.
Kids share their thoughts on subjects ranging from endangered animals and pollution to climate change.
SAVING MY TOMORROW Part 4 Premieres Tuesday June 9, 2015 at 7PM.
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