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Ecological Debt Day

by: Heather on 10/15/2007
Posted in: Activism

As part of Blog Action Day, over 15000 bloggers have united to talk about the environment on blogs estimated to reach over 12 million readers.

According to the Global Footprint Network, October 6 marked Ecological Debt Day, the day when humanity consumed the total amount of new resources that our planet can produce this year. Each year the Global …

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Blog Action Day!

by: Heather on 10/12/2007
Posted in: Activism

Monday is Blog Action Day - over 11,000 bloggers have already committed to use Monday to post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic (obviously not a big stretch for us here)!

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A Poison Kiss

by: Heather on 10/12/2007
Posted in: Activism

Stacy Malkan, author of Not Just a Pretty Face and co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, is generating a storm of media attention on the issue of toxic cosmetics. Recent studies which reveal detectable levels of lead in more than half of 33 brand-name lipsticks are shocking and alarming consumers across North America. Outraged protests …

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Free Burma!

by: Heather on 10/04/2007
Posted in: Activism

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The World is Watching - Free Burma!

by: Heather on 10/03/2007
Posted in: Activism

As news of the military junta's atrocities in Burma/Myanmar ripples around the world a enormous groundswell of protest is gathering steam. Over 1/2 a million people have already signed the Avaaz petition to pressure China and the UN Security Council to "oppose the violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and …

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