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Calling All Radical Sages. ~ Robert Rabbin

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It is as true today as it was in 2001: our world is begging to be healed of violence, brutality and greed. Let this be our project. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) actions consciousness heal the planet peace sages war

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How I Cured My Addiction & Depression.

Elephant Journal

I began my relationship with addiction, depression and anxiety in 2001––around the same time I left my hometown. I started drinking heavily and using drugs. Over the next 10 years. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) acceptance addiction anxiety ayahuasca choice cure depression forgiveness gratitude healing

Shooting Victim Demands an End to the Massacre of Children.

Elephant Journal

Christina-Taylor Green, who was born on September 11, 2001, literally a “child of 9-11.” She died at the age of nine, shot to de. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. 9-11 gabby giffords gun violence guns nra Sandy Hook Shooting

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle packaging and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products.

Google Earth Day Logos – 2011 Edition


Hooray for Google’s 2011 Earth Day logo – the first animated commemorative artwork since the search engine company started honoring the date back in 2001.

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Exploring the relationship between flamingos and grebes: The wonderful birds

10,000 Birds

But in 2001, Marcel van Tuinen and his colleagues published a DNA study of waterbirds that proposed a then-shocking sister relationship between flamingos and grebes, two groups “which otherwise show no resemblance,” the authors wrote at the time. That flamingos and grebes are probably each others’ closest living relatives is one of the most surprising discoveries in higher-level avian systematics over the last 15 years.

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Australian Painted Snipe

10,000 Birds

The Painted Snipe Project was established in 2001 to address the lack of knowledge on the species. The Australian Painted Snipe – Rostratula australis is one of the hardest shorebirds/waders to find in Australia and very little is known about them at all. In fact we never really expected to observe one around Broome at all and the first encounter could not have come at a better time.

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Can the Falcons Win the Super Bowl?

10,000 Birds

The Baltimore Ravens crushed my beloved New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV (2001) to become football’s finest feathered franchise.

Smoking is (good) for the birds

10,000 Birds

Oecologia September 1985, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 169-176 Lufma, Lucile, Marcel M Lambrechts, and Michel Raymond 2001. Behavioural Processes, Volume 56, Issue 2, 1 November 2001, Pages 113–120.

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Urban Planning: Wheels Down


Formerly the capital of Austria, and since 1955 one of nine states within that country, Vienna cherishes its reputation for historical beauty and grace – a reputation enhanced by its city-centre designation, in 2001, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vienna Takes to Bikes.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Wend Magazine

A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

Follow that Grizzly: Understanding Bear Movements in the Northwest

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Conservancy began working in the McArthur area in 2001 to conserve key private lands located up and down the Kootenai Valley in this linkage area. Collared grizzly bear number 106 became a local legend of sorts. She did not live in a national park or a vast wilderness area.

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Ottoman Palaces Converted into Gorgeous Boutique Efendi Hotel

Green Prophet

Uri Jeremias peered over the roof of his restaurant back in 2001 and fell in love with a large abandoned building. It wasn’t for sale, but the restaurateur persevered, and eventually converted the Ottoman era palace into a resplendent boutique hotel.

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How Does It Work: Hydropower

Green Home Blog

The world’s largest dam – the Itaipu, which straddles Brazil and Paraguay – generated over 90,000 GWh in 2001: that’s enough to power over 10 million homes! How Does It Work: Hydropower. Hydropower – power generated using water’s downhill flow – is one of the most common alternatives to fossil fuels. But while hydropower boasts significant advantages over energy sources like oil and coal, it also creates some serious problems of its own. What is hydropower?

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No two scaups are equal

10,000 Birds

At this point, let us travel in time, back to the last day of the year 2001, and down to the Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, in South Africa’s province of Mpumalanga. January is sort of a birding sprint – you start fresh and, all of a sudden, head for them all.

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Cheetahs in Iran on the brink of extinction

Green Prophet

The Iranian Cheetah Society, founded in 2001, has started using social media, including their youtube channel, to promote awareness about endangered Asiatic cheetahs in Iran.

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'Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights

Green (Living) Review

Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights says European Court by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The use of “kettling” as a police tactic did not deprive four people of their freedom during a May Day protest in 2001, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled recently.

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Guy Ritchie’s Planned Solar Array Considered A Disturbance


The estate, in which Ritchie purchased with Madonna in 2001, would be completely solar powered. In an effort to be environmentally responsible, or to receive the 10 percent tax break, Guy Ritchie submitted an application to erect 200 solar panels at his Ashcombe House estate in the UK. While Ritchie probably thought that environmentalists would be [.]. Home People celebrities guy ritchie madonna solar uk

Eurasian Collared Dove: Have You Seen This Bird?

Nature Conservancy - Science

By 2001, the doves reached California. Eurasian collared dove. Photo: lruka under a Creative Commons license. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.

Sightline Sues Obama Administration over Crude Oil Exports and Illegal Secrecy

Sightline Daily

In fact, it lapsed in 2001, and it no longer provides any pretext for BIS to legally withhold information from the public. Oil tanker Alaskan Frontier anchored near Port Angeles, WA, in June, 2008 by Joseph Novak used under CC BY 2.0

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Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

This task could be aided if systematic reviews were available for many conservation interventions that would provide an evidence base to draw on ( Pullin and Knight , 2001). The San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.

Red-crowned Parrots at Irvine Regional Park, Orange County, California

10,000 Birds

Red-crowned Parrots have been present in southern California since at least 1963 but weren’t added to the California checklist until 2001. Southern California is loaded with parrots.

Recovery: The Miracle on Palmyra

Nature Conservancy - Science

The island, a national wildlife refuge since 2001, is jointly owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the U.S. No one is sure when the 618-acre wildlife paradise that had been Palmyra Atoll, a thousand miles south of Hawaiʻi, started dying.

North Cave Wetlands

10,000 Birds

At that time it was not a nature reserve at all and the forty hectare piece of land was only acquired in 2001.

‘Glee’ Star Lea Michele Campaigns Against Testing on Chimpanzees


In the letter, Lea explains that the chimps had previously been used in testings, and had been retired since 2001, when the federal government decided to put them back into lab cages.

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What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

March 2001) Islam and environmental conservation. March 2001) Islam and environmental conservation. Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Grounds (State University of New York Press, 2001), p193. [5]

They’re Electric: Two New Fish Species Discovered in Gabon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Back in his Cornell lab, he recalled seeing a photo of a somewhat similar specimen collected by a colleague in 2001. This story begins like a typical fish tale: A guy is standing along a river, checking his bait for any takers.

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Whale Sharks: Swimming with the World’s Largest Fish

Nature Conservancy - Science

Eckert and Stewart 2001). A whale shark, the largest fish on earth. Photo: Elite Diving Agency. By Alison Green, senior marine scientist. Recently I had one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life – swimming with whale sharks.

SeaWorld admits workers were sent into PETA


Freeh resigned from the FBI in 2001 amid accusations of poor leadership and oversight. It’s a carnivorous whale eat carnivorous whale world out there.

Oblivion Review: Earth is a Memory Worth Fighting For.

The Alien Next Door

He and others cite Mad Max , Moon , 2001: A Space Odyssey , Halo , Matrix , and Star Wars Episode 1 as examples. 800x600. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. I just recently experienced the visually stunning motion picture Oblivion in an IMAX theatre and I highly recommend it.

Bin Laden is Dead – Will the Environment Benefit?

Green Prophet

The Jihadi terrorist was the mastermind of the Trade Tower bombings on September, 11, 2001. Killed in a hide-out in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden’s body will be transferred to America. United States President Barack Obama has confirmed that al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is dead.

Making local woods work

Green (Living) Review

The population of willow t**s in the British Isles declined by 91 per cent between 1967 and 2010, the pearl bordered fritillary butterfly recently declined 42 per cent over ten years, and 56 of 72 woodland ground flora species declined between 1971 and 2001.

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From Paris to Baghdad, with Love.

Elephant Journal

I was in Manhattan on September 11th, 2001. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Baghdad Charlie Hebdo community family news Paris terror

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Supermarket Honey

Green Prophet

The Federal Trade Commission slapped a high importation tax on Chinese honey in 2001 but the manufacturers found a way to keep selling fake honey to Americans. Those jars and honey bears full of golden liquid are mostly not honey at all.

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Israeli tech brings wireless phone charging to Starbucks

Green Prophet

When Starbucks introduced WiFi in their stores in 2001, 95 percent of devices didn’t have WiFi, and multiple standards hampered the industry.

They should give the Nobel to the person who figures out how to restore the prize that goes with the Nobel

Environmental Economics

million, 930,940 euros) per award, down from the 10 million kronor awarded since 2001. The economics prize, which has been dominated by Americans over the years, is the last to be announced, on October 15. Because of the economic crisis, the Nobel Foundation has slashed the prize sum to eight million Swedish kronor ($1.2 via

Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

Green (Living) Review

Green Business UK Ltd is a not-for-profit organization established in 2001 to deliver the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) and provide auditing, advisory and membership services. Award winning online Green Travel company TripSketch has announced the launch of a new Green Tourism mobile application for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

Awards include: International Book Fair "Gaudeamus" ("Excellence Award" in 2001 and 2008), the Writers Union of Romania, Association of Professional Writers in Romania, Romanian Academy, the Writers'' Union of Moldova, Romanian Publishers Association, magazines "Cuvantul" "Romania literara", etc.,

How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

In 2001, she presented years of work in a boardroom to executives. Soy-based foams have made their way into every single Ford vehicle in North America.

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Rising to the Challenge of Biodiversity Conservation in a Human-dominated World

Nature Conservancy - Science

He has worked with the Conservancy since 2001. LEAF interns Sharon Tam and Keira Adams have fun battling invasive invasive sweet clover (Melilotus sp.) on Santa Cruz Island, California. Photo credit: © Erika Nortemann/TNC. By Scott A.