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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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The Great Climate Challenge

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

Any British Columbia readers may be interested in this event - The Great Climate Challenge: Practical Solutions that Work. The course runs Saturday October 6th, 2007, 9-5pm at Royal Roads University in Victoria. Hosted by Guy Dauncey, author of Stormy Weather, Cancer, Enough Blood Shed and Earthfuture, this one day course addresses the urgent …

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