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Milking a Goat, Building a Mud Hut

by Sharon Tshipa

We are in a homestead. Specifically, we are in a typical round kraal fenced with what looks like dry candle pod acacia tree branches. The air around us is thick…

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Climate Stories

by Yewande omotoso

Towards the end of July 2019 the Greenpeace International Story Website went live. It seems an abiding experience of creating almost anything – that sense of gratitude and humility when…

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The Stories a Super Typhoon Made

by Amrekha Sharma

The art of survival and healing on the fourth anniversary of typhoon Yolanda Before we enter into her tale, “The Faithful Gardener: A Wise Tale About That Which Can Never…

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The Art of Change

by Yewande omotoso

I recently found myself contemplating a rather overwhelming question about change. How exactly does it happen. I’d been given the opportunity by Greenpeace South Africa and the Climate Justice Programme…

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A Year of Strategic Optimism

by Travis Mushett

I’m guessing that 2018 was a rough year for most of us who care about the planet. The Report—yep, that one—told us that if the global community doesn’t take drastic…

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Blockbuster Activism

by Travis Mushett

For decades, Hollywood’s conventional wisdom held that to appeal to “mainstream” (read: white) audiences, a film needed “relatable” (again, read: white) protagonists. Even movies that believed they were presenting progressive…