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greatbarrierreef_01
June 12th, 2014

Save the Great Barrier Reef from Coal Mining

type:Petition
by:Julia Lehmann

The Great Barrier Reef is threatened by the world’s largest coal port expansion. Right now, companies and investors from around the world have their eye on Australia, with plans to double Australian coal exports and triple carbon emissions over the coming years.

This petition urges UNESCO to continue pressuring the Australian Government to prevent building the world’s largest coal port on the Great Barrier Reef.

act.350.org
ImpactHubGlobalMapblog
June 11th, 2014
Make an Impact
type:Project
by:Julia Lehmann

Having an impact is not that easy. But it gets easier when you find the right people to connect with. Impact Hubs exist globally and they offer space and the right atmosphere for all the creative and inspired people around us who are striving to make the world a little bit better. You want to join or open a new hub then check out their website and have an impact yourself.

impacthub.net
charity water sahel
May 31st, 2014
Charity Water

Clean water is essential for everyone's health. Worldwide there are more people dieing because of polluted water than because of AIDS. Charity water therefore initiates local water projects which bring clean water to people who need it the most. The costs and the process of each project are documented publically on their website.You can support their work not only by donating money yourself but by starting your own fundraising campaign as well.

charitywater.org
lampedusa HH
May 31st, 2014
Lampedusa is everywhere

Europe is a home for many million people, but not everyone is welcome here. Every year thousands of refugees are trying to make it to the European cost. Not a few of them dieing on the way to get here. Those who make it to Lampedusa either stay or try to move on to the North seeking support and a chance to start a new life. Some of them made it to Hambourg this year. Fortunately the majority of the population tries to help. So can you by donating clothes, shelter. food and financial aid.

lampedusa-in-hamburg.org
Clean_clothes_Campaign
May 29th, 2014
Clean Clothes Campaign Goes On
type:NGO, Petition
by:Deniz Zehra Tavli

The Clean Clothes Campaign is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries, help ensuinge that the fundamental rights of workers are respected. Through education and mobilisation of consumers, lobby companies and governments, they support worldwide workers in the textile industries as they fight for their rights and demand better working conditions.

The CCC calls on all companies involved in the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh in April 2013, killing 1,134 people and leaving thousands more injured, to finally make substantial contributions to the compensation fund. It was the worst ever industrial accident to hit the garment industry. Only in this way can the surviving victims and dependents of Rana Plaza be ensured of a dignified existence.

Support the Clean Clothes Campaign with their petition to help demanding a compensation from the responsable companies for the Rana Plaza victims!

cleanclothes.org
sudanese_mother
May 27th, 2014
STOP EXECUTION OF MOTHER IN SUDAN
type:Petition, Protest
by:fairplanet

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim has been sentenced to death for 'apostasy', or refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Meriam is imprisoned with her newborn baby girl and her 20-month-old son.

"The fact that a woman has been sentenced to death for her religious choice, and to flogging for being married to a man of an allegedly different religion is appalling and abhorrent. Adultery and apostasy are acts which should not be considered crimes at all. It is flagrant breach of international human rights law", says Manar Idriss, Amnesty International’s Sudan researcher.

Meriam has also been sentenced to 100 lashes for being married to a Christian man. She is a prisoner of conscience. Sign the petition and demand her release!

amnesty.org.uk
SimranSodhi
May 13th, 2014
Simran Sodhi must stay in Germany!
type:Petition
by:fairplanet
org:change.org

The German Immigration Authorities (Ausländerbehörde) have ordered our colleague, Simran Sodhi, must leave Germany by the end of May. 

Simran is an Indian citizen who works as an Integration-Guide in the Berlin district of Treptow-Köpenick. The Authorities state that Simran is overqualified for the job of an Integration Guide due her MA, and earns too little money. Therefore, they rule that it there is no "public interest" in Simran staying in Germany and continuing her work.

Help Simran Sodhi to continue her professional work which contributes profoundly to German society and sign the petition!

change.org
fairplanet-noimage
April 25th, 2014
Food in Land Struggle in Senegal

Farmers in Senegal do not only suffer under hard working conditions but have to fear regular land grabbing by officials and companies. "Enda Pronat" a local NGO and partner of the "Weltfriedensdienst" supports local farmers by offering education, legal support and advocacy.

endapronat.org
fairplanet-noimage
April 25th, 2014
Dialog macht Schule

“Good ideas and valuable insights originate from dialogue – from the interaction with other people, from the exchange of different perspectives and personal stories.” Therefore the Berlin based non-profit private company “Dialog macht Schule” decided to take the dialogue to the classroom where trained mentors encourage young students to discover their political identity and to change their direct environment to a better place to be. The project can be supported by donations.

dialogmachtschule.de
fairplanet-noimage
April 25th, 2014
Art not Oil

Liberate Tate is a UK based artist group which literally takes action against oil pollution. To address the community and take their issue to the public they use Guerilla perfomances and flash mops. Their great creativity can be followed on facebook, twitter.

liberatetate.wordpress.com