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The GRACE Pilgrimage 2009 went from September 27th to October 15th through Portugal, beginning in the stone circle at Évora and ending in the stone circle in Tamera. A new connection with this country, Portugal, began, and a deep experience of inner peace work was possible. It was also a joyful community time which as well, very silently, brought [...]
Posted November 2, 2009 In This Issue Indigenous Peoples Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, November 26, 2009 Report from the 35th Annual International Indian Treaty Conference, Ustupu, Kuna Yala, Panama United Nations Official to visit Pine Ridge Reservation to Investigate Housing Conditions IITC, IWA, AILA NWAC and [...]
October 20, 2009 / Vol. 5 Issue 11 Editor Alexandra Friedman In This Issue · ECO-DESIGN and GREEN BUILDING · RENEWABLE ENERGY and THE ENVIRONMENT · SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS & INVESTING · ORGANICS, NATURALS, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE · INTEGRATIVE and ALTERNATIVE HEALTHCARE (more…)
By Brigid Darragh | Thursday, October 8th, 2009 General Electric announced this week that it has signed a two-year contract with Masdar City for purposes of testing their newest generation of appliances, with installation schedule to be completed early next year. Read more...
Exciting New Launch Dear Friends and Associates, It gives me great pleasure to announce the launch on 12th October of an exciting new organisation: Climate Friendly Food. I have been working with CFF over the last six months to develop the first on-line farm carbon calculator that fully takes into account soil processes, and the world's [...]
More on Green Labeling Questions Asked: How green is recycled paper? Does paperless billing save trees? GreenMedia Connect - Your Social Media Network (more…)
UNEP hosted a symposium in Nairobi where the Earth Charter was highlighted Nobel Peace Laureate and Earth Charter Commissioner, Wangari Maathai, participated in the "Symposium on Climate Change and Sustainable Cities" where she highlighted the relevance of the Earth Charter as an instrument for education for sustainability and challenged UNEP to [...]
Posted September 24, 2009 Welcome to the September 2009 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. Preparations for Ecocity World Summit 2009, December 13-15 in Istanbul continue to ramp up. Our keynote speaker line-up features some of the best ecocity practitioners out [...]
Posted September 18, 2009 Comparing climate change adaptation strategies across Europe Despite efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, some degree of climate change is inevitable. A European report compares National Adaptation Strategies (NASs) across Europe. It highlights the need for countries to work together and share knowledge and [...]
September 2009 The-newsletter of the Ikeda Center (formerly the Boston Research Center) is designed to keep you up to date with our activities in support of peace, learning, and dialogue. In This Issue Creating Waldens Berthrong on Creativity 2009 Ikeda Forum (more…)