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Looming Water Crisis Leads To Formation of Panel by 20 Former World Leaders

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The impending ‘water crisis’ has led twenty former heads of state, including former US president Bill Clinton, former Mexican president Vicente Fox, and former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda, warned Tuesday of the potential for a “water crisis” and have agreed to create a panel which will help to relieve a worldwide leadership gap on …

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NORAD Santa Tracker 2011 Watch Santa Live With Google Earth and NORAD

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With the NORAD Santa Tracker 2011 you can track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve on his infamous good will trek across the globe here. Since it has been a tough year for all of us, with the extreme weather and failed efforts in legislation to make an significant impact on climate change again, we decided …

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John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address 50th Anniversary Today

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On January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy inaugural address was read, which was exactly 50 years ago today. John F. Kennedy gave his one and only Inaugural Address (which you can watch in full below). Widely considered to be the greatest Presidential Inauguration speech, JFK’s address lasted only a little over 13 minutes and in …

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Today Is World Water Day 2010 – Clean Water for a Healthy World

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Monday, March 22, 2010 which is today by the way, is the annual World Water Day Celebration, which for 2010 has chosen the theme ‘Clean Water for a Healthy World. This is due to the fact that every year, approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of waste water is produced worldwide. These waste waters can be productively …

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NORAD Santa Tracker 2010 Watch Santas Journey Live in Six Hours!

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With the NORAD Santa Tracker 2010 you can track Santa Claus on his infamous good will trek across the globe here. Since it has been a tough year for all of us, with the bad weather and failed efforts in legislation to make an significant impact on climate change, we decided to lighten up the …

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International Women’s Day 2012 Events & Themes

As with every year, International Women’s Day 2012 (IWD) falls on March 8, 2012 for this year, and is celebrated on March 8 for every year. Each year, organizations, governments and woman’s groups from around the world choose different themes that reflect current global and local gender issues. This may get many people confused, as …

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Toxic Waste – What is Toxic Waste – Do We Clean it Up or Illegally Dump it Overseas?

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Toxic waste, what is toxic waste? It is a waste material primarily derived from modern industrial age technologies and can cause serious injury, birth defects in humans and other animals, and even lead to death. It can spread quite rapidly and easily and can contaminate rivers and lakes, ground water supplies, ground, and the atmosphere. …

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What is Fair Trade? – Fair Trade More Ethical Than Free Trade Giving Brighter Economic Future

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What is fair trade you ask? We can use Fair trade (FT) to create a brighter future for many people around the world. Today our world is overly profit oriented and we are experiencing social and economic inequalities not witnessed since the turn of the last century. These inequalities are primarily due to greed, selfishness, …

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World Water Day 2011 March 22 2011 Water for Cities

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Today, March 22, 2011 is World Water Day 2011 (WWD), and the theme for this years celebration is “Water for Cities”. Out of all things in nature that we need, water is one of the most important and is a basic requirement for the life of each and every living thing on the planet, from …

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Peace Building A Vision of World Peace in Mankind’s Fight For Survival

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Some of us may have different ideas of world peace and of peace building, and these may seem like a vision that is unattainable to some, if not most of us at times. Nationalism and imperialism seem to be major obstacles in attaining these goals, as we will further review those two topics later on …

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