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UNA-NY – Film Screening

July 18, 2011 – 3:36 pm
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United Nations Association of New York is having a special film screening of the documentary Climate Refugees on July 29, 2011 at the Tribeca Grand Hotel at 7pm. This film is about what happens when an over-populated …

Christian Bobst

November 15, 2010 – 12:02 pm
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Christian Bobst (b. 1971, Switzerland) originally studied graphic design. During his studies he became interested in documentary photography. Between 1998 and 2010 he has been working for major advertising Agencys in Switzerland  and Germany as …

Harris Polls: Americans Donating Less, Volunteering More

November 9, 2010 – 12:01 pm
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Last week, Harris Polls published their most recent survey of American donations and volunteer work. They surveyed 2,620 adults across the country and asked questions about what causes are most important to them personally, their …

Plastic Pollution Coalition

November 5, 2010 – 9:53 am
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The Plastic Pollution Coalition knows that fighting plastic pollution means more than just recycling.
The truth is that ninety-three percent of plastics in the United States end up in landfills despite recycling and cash redemption programs, …

The Best of Eco-Tourism

November 2, 2010 – 3:49 pm
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According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for more than 230 million jobs worldwide, and it is the principle export for the world’s developing countries. Eco-tourism seeks to turn tourism …

The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET)

October 14, 2010 – 2:23 pm
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Since 2003, the Namib Desert Environmental Educational Trust, or NaDEET, has been educating the people of Namibia about living an environmentally sustainable way.
NaDEET’s mission includes classes, distributing literature, and providing internships to Namibian students interested …