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On September 21, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced the 21 winners of the 2015 Equator Prize, a prestigious award given out by the Equator Initiative. The Equator Initiative is rooted in developing and promoting sustainable development that combats climate change and does not cause further harm to the environment.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership has taken another step forward today as trade representatives from 12 countries concluded negotiations for the deal. The TPP will be the largest trade deal in history,  affecting forty percent of the world’s economy.  Yet the text of the deal has remained hidden from the public, despite corporate advisors and interest groups being closely involved in the drafting of the text.   

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Merci, Dave: Cultural Survival Bazaar Manager Dave Favreau Leaves After 11 Years of Service

After eleven years, ninety-nine Bazaars, thousands of new members recruited, and millions of dollars raised for Indigenous artists, Dave Favreau has left Cultural Survival and moved to France with his wife to pursue a career in professional hockey. Favreau studied cultural anthropology, sociology, communications, and creative writing at Framingham State University and also played NCAA hockey for Framingham State.

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Remembering Pia: The Heart of Cultural Survival

Elsebet Henningson was born in Jutland, Denmark on June 1, 1926, but from birth she was called Pia, Danish for “girl,” because she was the only daughter in a family with three sons. She grew up in Denmark and earned a degree in nutrition before her parents sent her to England at age 21, where she spent her first years working for the woman who had been Winston Churchill’s secretary during World War II. “My English was incredibly faulty,” Pia recollected in a 2005 interview.

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