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WWF Launches An Interactive Storybook: WWF Explore!

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Environmental change, economic development and the constant demand for energy are profoundly affecting our planet. Probably for many of us, these concerns and challenges seem far away and not actually impacting our lives. Yet, they are. There is undeniable evidence that animals, birds and plants are being affected by climate change and global warming in both their distribution and behaviour.

Fossil Unbound: Collaborating With Social Problem Solvers To Change Young Lives Worldwide

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Fossil Unbound is an organisation that is creating tumbleweeds of change by supporting projects that are nurturing and inspiring children. It strongly believes the best social entrepreneurs aren’t just changing the world, they’re changing the way we change the world. It has an affinity for collaborating with social problem solvers who are devoted to supporting young people and also likes taking on big ideas.

‘Peanut Butter for the Hungry’ Project Combats Global Hunger

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sixty million children under the age of five worldwide suffer from severe malnutrition and 142 million from chronic malnutrition. One million of these children die every year as a consequence. Even the ones who survive are faced with severe long-term side effects. These children typically lag behind their peers in their development and suffer the physical and psychological effects of malnutrition throughout their lives.

Save the Children Restarts Rescue Petition After 700 Drown

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In April a major rescue operation took place in the Mediterranean after as many as 700 migrants were feared to have drowned just outside Libyan waters, in what could prove to be the worst disaster yet involving migrants being smuggled into Europe. The passengers are often locked in the hold of the ship, meaning they have little chance of survival in an ­emergency.

The Plight of The People In Nepal After The Earthquake

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – At the time of writing this story the UN estimates that eight million people have been affected by the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake in Nepal – that’s more than a quarter of this nation’s population – and that 1.4 million are in need of food assistance. Tens of thousands have been left homeless.

Former Indy Racer, Now Quadriplegic, Drives Innovative “SAM” Corvette via Electronics

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series Team owner, Sam Schmidt, got the chance to drive on the Long Beach Grand Prix road course track this April, thanks to the creators of a modified 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray.

Etsy’s NASDAQ IPO is a Winner: “Artisan Capitalism” Scores $1.78B

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last week, Justmeans reported on the news that Etsy, the online seller of artisan goods, a business that aims to balance profits with a social mission, was valued at $1.78 billion, after launching an IPO this month on NASDAQ.

Child Marriages Rob Girls of Health, Education and Jobs: UN

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While many brides are preparing for their big day, there are some weddings that should not be going ahead, and that’s child marriages. No girl should be robbed of her childhood, education, health and aspirations, yet millions are denied their rights each year when they are married as child brides.

MasterCard Inspires Indian Girls to STEM Studies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While the literacy rate among girls is getting better gradually in India, the gender gap still continues. When it comes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, girls are significantly underrepresented in most parts of the country.

Coca-Cola International Water Initiatives to Benefit Four Million In Africa By 2020

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Currently, in all corners of the world, shortages of water and sanitation persist. As a result, countries have started to secure clean and safe water resources to protect their citizens against water-related disasters.

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