George Clooney Plans Darfur Return


For the first time since October 2010, George Clooney is making plans to return to the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The 50-year-old actor recently told The Hollywood Reporter that Read More. Causes News People Top News george clooney

Alexander McCall Smith Contributes to Literature Project for Darfur Refugees


1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” series, is one of 18 authors who contributed a story to a collection entitled, “What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur.&# “What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur&# is available for pre-order from Amazon and BetterWorldBooks.

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Solar cookers help save lives in Darfur Refugee Camps


B.Sameer Kumar: A ray of hope for those struggling in the Dark Continent; that is exactly what the supply of solar cookers is to the refugees at a camp in Darfur, Chad. How are solar cookers saving lives in Chad and Darfur?

Will Ancient Mega Lake Bring Peace to Sudan?

Green Prophet

At least 300,000 people died and almost three million were displaced by the Darfur conflict in Sudan. In 2007, Dr. El-Baz (left) used satellite-based ground penetrating radar to discover an ancient lake in the northern Darfur region of Sudan. Can mega well bring peace to Sudan?

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The difference between: two people start in the same place, but only one “makes it.”

Elephant Journal

That said, Clooney, with his contributions to Darfur, general class […]. Note: as an entrepreneur and dreamer and someone who wants to be of service, I found the example above interesting. I don’t see any mention below (tracing their career trajectories) that Noah was less worthwhile or happy as a human being, which is what is most important.

Review of Soft Star Shoes Handmade RunAmocs plus $25 Soft Star GC Giveaway ends 9/8

Hug a Tree with Me

They give year round tours of their workshop and make playful pancake cat toys and donate 100% of the proceeds to Kids for Kids, an organization that combats hunger in Darfur, Sudan.

Music Monday: Taj Weekes and Adowa

Wend Magazine

Their latest album, A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen (released from Weeke’s own label, Jatta Records), includes “Rain Rain,&# about Hurricane Katrina, “Janjaweed,&# discussing the crisis in Darfur, and “Drill,&# bemoaning the destruction of the BP oil spill. Click here to view the embedded video. Taj Weekes and Adowa , though adored by their reggae fans, refuse to fit into a specific genre.

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Critters on Camera, Demon Oil and Uber Efficiency

Nature Conservancy - Science

A simple idea for efficient cookstoves saves fuel and protects women in Darfur. A red panda (Ailurus fulgens) at Duisburg Zoo. Photo © PictureWendy/Flickr. By Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team.

Humanitaire: vegan store now open in Santa Monica!

Eco-Vegan Girl

Humanitaire , a vegan store, just moved to Main Street in Santa Monica! I was blown away by the amazing products they have there - from men's & women's shoes to handbags to kids stuff to tee shirts to jewelry!

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Wet Commute Forecast for London

Green (Living) Review

Whether enabling women and men in Darfur to feed their families, providing people in Bangladesh with the chance to control the impact of flooding on their lives or working with remote communities in Peru to introduce electricity, Practical Action’s activities are always people focused, locally relevant and environmentally sensitive, offering tangible ways out of poverty.

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Has Malnutrition Met Its Match?

Eco Friendly Daily

Plumpy’nut has already been used in Darfur, helping 30,000 children facing malnutrition. In many countries, it can be challenging to get sufficient nutritious food. For infants and young children, the solutions are limited.

Food, Inc. Discussion Guide

The Green Changemakers

Discussion Guide, developed by the Center for Ecoliteracy and released by Participant Media, the Los Angeles-based entertainment company that produced An Inconvenient Truth, Darfur Now, and The Kite Runner. Resource for Grades 9-12, by the Center for Ecoliteracy Do people have the right to know what is in their food? Should companies be able to own the DNA contained in plant seeds? When deciding what to eat, how much should we consider the workers who pick, process, and transport our food?

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding: The role of natural resources and the environment

The Green Changemakers

Other conflicts, including those in Darfur and the Middle East, have involved control of scarce resources such as fertile land and water. Get the Paper Download (PDF - 1.2 MB) » Richard Matthew , Oli Brown , David Jensen, UNEP, 2009.

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Climate Change - Youth Guide to Action

The Green Changemakers

It is believed that the genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region is at least in part a response to water shortages resulting from global warming. Download the Climate Change Guide to Action In English (PDF, 2.2

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Is water the new oil?It's the world's most precious commodity, yet many of us take it for granted. But that's all about to change. Special report by

The Green Changemakers

From genocide in Darfur to rows between states in India and the US, Ban Ki-Moon is one of several global leaders who have warned of further legal and armed disputes over water. It's the world's most precious commodity, yet many of us take it for granted. But that's all about to change.

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