We talk about Pope Francis' push for climate change action, with one of his science advisors, and an NGO wants better practices from the world's conservation groups. Also, we discuss the escalating levels violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa.
In the midst of civil war, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad was reelected in an election widely condemned by Western governments. Dr Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society, tells us whether he thinks the election will impact the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Community Cloud Forest Conservation says it works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests. They teamed up with Chicago bird conservationists to protect the winter home of birds that migrate through Chicago. Worldview catches up with Rob Cahill, the organization's founder and Judy Pollock, director of Bird Conservation for the Audubon Chicago Region.
Snow Leopards are endangered, with an estimated population between 4,500-6,000. Today for Global Activism, we talk with people who decided to spread awareness and fundraise for the cat. We’ll also get a lesson on Snow Leopards from Brad Rutherford of the Snow Leopard Trust.