Our Blog | April 2009

Green Teens In Action

by: EJ on 04/09/2009
Posted in: Activism

The Green the White House initiative launched today in Washington. The project gives teens the opportunity to share their ideas, inspiration and expertise on how to make simple green changes around the President and First Lady's home. A virtual tour of the White House will allow users to see how "the nation's house" can be made more eco-friendly. …

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What do Indiana Jones and HRH Prince Charles Have in Common?

by: EJ on 04/08/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

Protecting rainforests. Harrison Ford and His Royal Highness Prince Charles are just a couple of the famous voices uniting in the fight to save tropical rainforests and prevent global warming.

In this video, His Royal Highness Prince Charles explains that rainforests are the home of 1.4 of the world's poorest people, forests clean the earth's …

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Food for Thought - Small Farmers are Under Attack

by: Heather on 04/07/2009
Posted in: Activism

America's small farmers are under attack through a series of bills presented under the guise of "food safety." According to BreakTheMatrix's Shelly Roche, bills such as HR 875 and HR 759 seem specifically designed to give companies such as Monsanto power and competitive advantage by criminalizing seed banking, stripping away property rights for …

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The Senior Cohousing Handbook

by: Heather on 04/06/2009
Posted in: New Books

Seniors are the fastest growing segment of our population. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 605 million people were 60 years or older in the year 2000. By 2050, that number is expected to be close to 2 billion. At that time, seniors will outnumber children 14 and under for the first time in history.

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We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For

by: Heather on 04/03/2009
Posted in: Activism

This quote has been circulating around the web, and is attributed to elders of the Hopi Nation. Inspiring words for a Friday - have a great weekend!

You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour.
Now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour.
And there are things to be considered:

Where are you living?
What are …

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