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NYC: CoolRoofs to Combat Climate Change

NYC °CoolRoofs is a City’s initiative to tackle climate change and support job seekers at the same time. The project trains and engages volunteers in applying white, reflective surfaces to rooftops, which reduces cool...

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Urban Farming: Growing Food in NYC

United Nations - Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas, nourishing communities and highlighting the importance of agricultural development. Here’s how urban farming is taking off in New Yo...

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The King of Cans – a story for Earth Day, 22 April

United Nations - In New York City, there are more than 5,000 “canners” who contribute significantly to recycling. Meet their monarch. Mother Earth Day UN Stories: The King of Cans - a story for Earth Day, 22 April

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Sure We Can – Recycling In New York City

United Nations - Recycling plastics and tin cans is now commonplace around the world – but one group in New York has taken it to a new level. Doing what they can to save the planet. 21st Century: Episode #124 Scrip...

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Plural+ Youth Film Festival

United Nations - In October 2016, Plural+, a youth video festival, celebrated its eighth award ceremony at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. Young filmmakers from around the world presented their award-winn...

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Benjamin Rosloff: Living with Autism

United Nations - A young filmmaker, Benjamin Rosloff, visited the United Nations Headquarters in New York City where he explored the building and interviewed the UN’s Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. Since birth, Benja...

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How Does The UN Work?

» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is o...

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Plural+: Film Forum For Youth

United Nations, New York - PLURAL+ is an international youth video competition addressing issues related to migration, diversity, and social inclusion. The project, developed and hosted by the UN's Alliance of Civilis...