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Saving Coral Reefs Requires Halting Climate Change

Local conservation efforts are important to restoring and protecting coral reefs. However, if we don’t halt climate change those efforts will not be enough to save them. That’s why marine biologists and ocean lovers have their eyes on the COP 21 climate negotiations in Paris this week. Last year, I co-authored a New York Times…

A Practical Vision: Simple Technology that Transforms Lives

Using technology for development and social change is not just a question of clever gadgets, but of a vision for the future. In today’s Digital Diversity, Simon Trace of the NGO Practical Action explains how giving people access to technology that is safe, simple and sustainable has transformative effects not just on individual lives but…