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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

by: EJ on 09/12/2016
Posted in: Activism , Health

Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer.  There is no screening test for ovarian cancer and because this disease is often caught in its late stages, 55% of women diagnosed die within fi­ve years.  Please help find a reliable early detection test for ovarian cancer by supporting Ovarian Cancer Canada, the only registered Canadian charity …

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Hiroshima Peace Declaration

by: EJ on 08/18/2016

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was seventy-one years ago, in 1945.  And every year since 1947 the City of Hiroshima has held a Peace Festival, in the hopes that the Festival would develop into an event on a global scale and that it would help to convey Hiroshima’s desire for lasting peace to the people of the world.

Matsui Kazumi, …

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Dumpster Diving Across America with Rob Greenfield

by: Madhu on 07/08/2016

You have a deep respect for the environment, you compost, you recycle, but you have always wondered if there is more you can do. Let us introduce you to author and activist, Rob Greenfield! With the aim of creating zero-waste on his incredible 4,700 mile bicycle journey across the United States, Rob, who is the author of Dude Making a Difference: …

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How Can I Buy Ethical Clothing on a Budget?

by: Kiana on 07/07/2016

Looking for affordable, yet ethically minded clothing on a budget? As part of our Summer Sale 2016, we are featuring Kate Black’sMagnifeco: Your Head-to-toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty. From hair and beauty products to shoes and footwear, you can feel better about everything you put on your body with this great read and be — …

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The Dude Who Keeps Making a Difference

by: Kiana on 07/04/2016

To keep you inspired to do good this summer and be active, have a look at Dude Making a Difference: Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America, featured in our Summer Sale 2016. Receive 35% discount on all our books right now by entering Summer16 at the checkout when ordering online. Valid from July 1st- 10th. 

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