Obama thanks Congress for vote to aid Syrian rebels
During annual congressional picnic, U.S. President Barack Obama thanks members for voting in favor of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
And now the moment we've all been waiting for - after much deliberation by the judges, all of us at Open Planet Ideas are delighted to announce the chosen concept is... [drum roll please]... the "GreenBook" concept by Siniuc! Congratulations!
Sony and WWF extend 'evaluation stage' for Open Planet Ideas innovation community that's been created to tackle environmental challenges through the use of technology. Top three concepts to be explored in more depth until final idea is chosen on January 24th.
Decades of logging and overgrazing devastated many of Albania's forests, leading to poor soils and erosion. The Albanian government is working with communities to plant new trees and to let forests grow undisturbed so they can one day become a sustainable source of income and jobs.