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5 examples of women taking climate action

(CNN)Climate-related disasters, extreme weather events and depleting water sources affect everyone on earth, but studies show that women are disproportionately impacted by global warming. Women in developing countries are particularly at risk as they are often poorer and more dependent on natural resources than men, according to the United Nations. On International Women's Day, we profile five initiatives led by women fighting for a greener planet.Sailing crew spotlight planet's plastic crisis Three hundred women from 100 different countries are sailing to remote parts of the planet over the next two years to raise awareness of the plastic crisis plaguing our oceans. British skipper Emily Penn launched the all-female eXXpedition voyages in ...