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    News & Resources from March, 2012

    Japan Tsunami: Local efforts continue a year later

    Mar 29, 2012

    Over the past year, grassroots groups have led recovery efforts to help those affected by the disaster. Looking forward, these local organizations are pushing for a nuclear-free energy future. Read more

    Armenian Women’s Group Sheds Light on Unseen Toxic Reality

    Mar 27, 2012

    One of the sunniest places on Earth, the Ararat Valley in western Armenia is a verdant basin with a hidden dark side. Decades of heavy pesticide use has left DDT to permeate into the country's soil, water, and farmers' markets. Read more

    Uganda: Women Tackle Climate Change, Energy, Food, and More

    Mar 27, 2012

    A single project has had an enormous impact on communities in rural Uganda. Environmental, social, and economic realities have improved, along with dozens of lives. Read more

    Working Towards Water Justice

    Mar 22, 2012

    Millions live without the safe, accessible water they need for drinking and food production. Improving this reality is no easy task, and protecting and improving access to clean water requires a holistic approach. The answer: local action. Read more

    INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: How Women’s Voices Can Improve the Environment

    Mar 8, 2012

    In every corner of the world, women are protecting the environment and building better lives for themselves and their families. In our pursuit of environmental sustainability and social justice, Global Greengrants Fund is supporting their efforts. Read more