Archived articles from 2006

 

Organic Co-operative is a Winner

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The North West Organic Co-operative, in Derry, Northern Ireland,recently won a £2,000 award. The ceremony, which was held in London,was organised by internet service provider AOL UK along with nationalcharity Citizens Online.

 

Living in the Future a DVD about Self Builders and Eco Villagers

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

A DVD is being produced to highlight working, positive examples ofhousing pioneers across the UK ñ people who are radically changing theway we plan, design and build our homes.

 

Laughter is the Best Medicine

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

Everyone loves laughter, and one doctor in India has taken the concept to a new level. Dr. Kataria created laughter clubs which promote happiness, researching the positive effects of laughter.

 

In Essence of Solitude

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

This candid, fresh approach to self-description is full of personality,as is Sally's music. Her influences are as diverse as her heritage,ranging from traditional Church music, to Classical to Popular music.In 2000 she won Performer of the Year.

 

Happy Birthday Brilley

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

An environmental group from Brilley are celebrating their first year ofworking towards making their village the only carbon neutral one inHerefordshire. The Marches Energy Agency have help-ed develop theproject and also produced a Climate Change Strategy for Villages.

 

Flushed Away A Game of Streets and Sewers

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

To mark the release of the new animated film Flushed Away and topromote the benefits of recycling within the city of London, agiant-sized board game was played in Trafalgar Square, by Deputy Mayorof London Nicky Gavron and the actor Shane Richie.

 

Essential Guide for the New World

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

In this quiet corner of the globe, which saw its very first indigenouspresident in history sworn in earlier this year, a unique gathering ofpeople took place, dedicated to honouring the ancestral wisdom thatserves many First Nation peoples around the world.

 

Bridge Between Worlds

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

This is the brand new CD, written and produced by cellist, EmilyBurridge. Featuring nine pieces scored for full orchestra, piano andsolo cello, it also contains Emily's own field re-cordings of thetraditional chants and songs of the Xavante Tribe of the Mato Grosso,Brazil.

 

Breathing Places

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The new nationwide Breathing Places project aims to reconnect us with our love of nature and encourage more community involvement in the conservation and preservation of our environments.

 

Stand UP and Be Counted!

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

On 15-16th October, a protest entered the Guinness Book of WorldRecords, when over 23.5 million people stood up against poverty.Organised as part of the United Nation's Millennium Campaign, the big Stand Up was intended as a way of reminding the governments of theworld, that they made a commitment to eradicate world poverty.

 

Special Recognition Award for Sir David Attenborough

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

This October, Sir David Attenborough, OM, CH, CVO, CBE, FRS, waspresented with the Special Recognition Award at the 2006 NationalTelevision Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall.

 

Parkforce Prize Winners

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

Dedicated Park staff around the UK work tirelessly to make all ourpublic spaces greener and more inviting places to be. Now, all theirwork is being recognised and rewarded, with the presentation of theinaugural UK Parkforce awards.

 

Giving Economic Power to the Poor

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and its founder Professor Muhammed Yunus, have been jointly awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

 

Doves Fly for Peace Day

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

Bournemouth children joined thousands of other young people from around the world, heeding Dr Jane Goodall's call to express a desire for world peace.

 

Awakening Earth Duane Elgin wins the 2006 Goi Peace Award

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The Goi Peace Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in Tokyo, isdedicated to creating a peaceful and harmonious world. Their Peace Award is givento an individual who they feel has made outstanding contributionstowards helping to create this peace and harmony for all life on earth.

 

A World Without War

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

Over 4,500 registrants, 10,000 marchers, thousands of volunteers,presenters, staff, entertainers, musicians, global participants and themedia were all involved in the World Peace Forum in Vancouver, thissummer.

 

A World Without War The World Our Children Deserve

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The first World Peace Forum assembled in Vancouver, this summer, todiscuss the idea of cities and communities working together to end warand build a peaceful, just and sustainable world.

 

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