United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — Boko Haram Attacks — PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS group

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS has over 2,400 members and over 51,000 photos. 

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

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Nigerian refugees struggle in aftermath of Boko Haram attacks:

UNHCR calls for urgent support for more than 35,000 people who fled a surge in militant attacks, and now face acute needs in Cameroon’s remote desert north.

Violence has been ongoing in northeast Nigeria since the Boko Haram insurgency erupted in 2009, forcing more than 2.5 million people from their homes within the Lake Chad Basin in a desperate search for safety.

Cameroon. Violence in Nigeria drives thousands across border

As the insurgency grinds on, thousands have been displaced several times within Nigeria itself, while thousands of others like Blama Tchama, have sought safety over the border on numerous occasions.

The MNJTF, which includes forces from Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Benin, aims at countering Boko Haram and preventing other insurgent groups from gaining ground across the Lake Chad region.

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Stanley Zimny (Thank You for 37 Million views)DefabledRafael Gomez – http://micamara.estango-roba66
Upside down Barossa Reservoir Reflections, South Australia

Wood Ducks and Water, Summer in South Australia

Mezza luna nell'ora blu

The Rock with Fall Reflections

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GREENPEACE — NEW ZEALAND — THE CRUNCH QUESTION ON CLIMATE: WHAT CAN I DO ? — PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS has over 2,400 members and over 50,000 photos and videos. 

GREENPEACE

No wonder we’re confused.

Working in climate and environment, you hear this question a lot. On one hand, environmental groups — including Greenpeace — will tell you that every action you take can make a difference. Every action counts! On the other, editorials and experts will tell you that it doesn’t matter what you do in your everyday life, because the problem can’t be solved by individual action. They may claim that its  a cop out and lets corporations off the hook, because the problem lies with the broken but deeply entrenched system we’re caught in. After all, 70% of emissions are created by 100 companies, right?

Fridays for Future Student Demonstration in Bangkok. © Biel Calderon / Greenpeace

Small signals can spark hope and search for others to build communities that take action. When the community takes action, it becomes more resilient, therefore more independent and sufficient.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — Boko Haram Attacks — PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS group

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS has over 2,400 members and over 49,000 photos. 

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

UNHCR logo

Nigerian refugees struggle in aftermath of Boko Haram attacks:

UNHCR calls for urgent support for more than 35,000 people who fled a surge in militant attacks, and now face acute needs in Cameroon’s remote desert north.

Violence has been ongoing in northeast Nigeria since the Boko Haram insurgency erupted in 2009, forcing more than 2.5 million people from their homes within the Lake Chad Basin in a desperate search for safety.

Cameroon. Violence in Nigeria drives thousands across border

As the insurgency grinds on, thousands have been displaced several times within Nigeria itself, while thousands of others like Blama Tchama, have sought safety over the border on numerous occasions.

The MNJTF, which includes forces from Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Benin, aims at countering Boko Haram and preventing other insurgent groups from gaining ground across the Lake Chad region.

Top Contributors

Stanley Zimny (Thank You for 37 Million views)DefabledRafael Gomez – http://micamara.estango-roba66
Upside down Barossa Reservoir Reflections, South Australia

Wood Ducks and Water, Summer in South Australia

Mezza luna nell'ora blu

The Rock with Fall Reflections

Red Bush Reflection

GREENPEACE — BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES — PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS group

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS has over 2,400 members and over 49, 000 photos and videos. 

Greenpeace

Bee-killing pesticides in particular pose the most direct risk to pollinators. The main reasons for global bee-decline are linked to industrial agriculture, parasites/pathogens and climate change. The loss of biodiversity due to monocultures and the wide-spread use of bee-killing pesticides are particular threats for honeybees and wild pollinators.

Although the relative role of insecticides in the global decline of pollinators remains poorly characterised, it is becoming increasingly evident that some insecticides, at concentrations applied routinely in the current chemical-intensive agriculture system, exert clear, negative effects on the health of pollinators – both individually and at the colony level. The observed, sub-lethal, low-dose effects of insecticides on bees are various and diverse.

Top Contributors

Stanley Zimny (Thank You for 40 Million views)DefabledRafael Gomez – http://micamara.estango-roba66
Red Fall Leaves Reflecting

Sunset Glow

Calligraphy on the river Saône

Wat Mahathat Ayutthaya Thailand-24a

北海 雲湧

GREENPEACE — BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES — PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS group

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS has over 2,400 members and over 49, 000 photos and videos. 

Greenpeace

Bee-killing pesticides in particular pose the most direct risk to pollinators. The main reasons for global bee-decline are linked to industrial agriculture, parasites/pathogens and climate change. The loss of biodiversity due to monocultures and the wide-spread use of bee-killing pesticides are particular threats for honeybees and wild pollinators.

Although the relative role of insecticides in the global decline of pollinators remains poorly characterised, it is becoming increasingly evident that some insecticides, at concentrations applied routinely in the current chemical-intensive agriculture system, exert clear, negative effects on the health of pollinators – both individually and at the colony level. The observed, sub-lethal, low-dose effects of insecticides on bees are various and diverse.

Top Contributors

Stanley Zimny (Thank You for 40 Million views)DefabledRafael Gomez – http://micamara.estango-roba66
Red Fall Leaves Reflecting

Sunset Glow

Calligraphy on the river Saône

Wat Mahathat Ayutthaya Thailand-24a

北海 雲湧