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  • Taking time to reflect on the sea

    Tue, September 6, 2022

    Chile program

    More than five thousand people enjoyed the activities of Puerto de Ideas Biobio Festival 2022, held in late August for the first time in Chile.

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  • Advances in protection of rarest most threatened landscapes in Chile

    Tue, August 23, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    Last year, Tierra Austral and the owners of the Parque La Giganta property joined together to permanently protect 228 hectares of beautiful landscape by entering into a Derecho Real de Conservación agreement. La Giganta is located in the Panquehue commune, near San Felipe, comprising the Mediterranean habitat that is Tierra Austral’s highest ecological priority.

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  • Menstrual hygiene program designed to increase girls school attendance

    Wed, August 17, 2022

    Education Equity

    According to UNESCO, in sub-Saharan Africa, one in ten girls do not attend school during their menstrual period – which according to some estimates, equals 20 per cent of school time lost in a year.

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  • Australians voice concerns over growing mental health pressure points

    Tue, July 26, 2022

    Australia program

    COVID-19 has had a profound impact on us all, with outbreaks and lockdowns disrupting people’s lives. Education systems, social interactions, job losses and housing affordability are just some of the drivers for the high rates of mental illness and psychological toll, particularly on young Australians.

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  • An inspiring coalition that will guide Ukraine's reconstruction

    Thu, July 7, 2022

    Natural Resource Governance

    RISE Ukraine, a new coalition of Ukrainian organizations and international partners, was launched this week at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, with inaugural funding from the BHP Foundation.

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  • Revitalizing Indigenous language for current and future generations

    Wed, June 15, 2022

    Canada program

    Language is the fundamental way Indigenous peoples share their knowledge, communicate their understanding of the world and connect with their spirituality. Evidence suggests that language plays a critical role in Indigenous peoples’ well-being, including their mental health and sense of community belonging.

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  • Indigenous Governance Awards celebrating Indigenous-led excellence

    Fri, June 10, 2022

    Australia program

    The winners and highly commended organizations of the 2022 Indigenous Governance Awards were announced on Wednesday 8 June at a ceremony in Sydney. The BHP Foundation has a long standing association with the Awards since their inception in 2005.

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  • 3500 students in Chile to access computer science education

    Fri, May 13, 2022

    Chile program

    To give children every opportunity to succeed in the 21st century, they need computer science.

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  • Mina's second chance for a brighter future

    Tue, April 19, 2022

    Education Equity

    Mina Devi is boldly taking her second chance at education and working towards a brighter future.

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  • Is anything possible young Aussie inventors say yes

    Fri, April 8, 2022

    Australia program

    Australia’s best and brightest STEM talent are proving anything is possible.

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