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Posted by on in Human Health
A child’s wellbeing is the responsibility of several stakeholders, however, the important three are the family, the state and the community. According to the National Children’s Policy, which is the first of its type in Malta, launched this month, the importance of these stakeholders and the five as...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
For the citizens of the nations represented by the Alliance of Small Island States, climate change is not an abstract threat. They face immediate danger today. Low-lying islands like Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific and the Maldives in the Indian Ocean are at risk of becoming uninhabitable as sea...
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Posted by on in Buy Local
There are ways to connect with your community beyond food. You’ve probably heard about community supported agriculture (or CSA) — a program where you pay up front and every week, a box of fresh, locally grown produce appears on your doorstop. Since its initial conception in western Massachusetts in...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Earth Protect welcomes Jorge Ramos as a Post-graduate Fellow. Jorge is a recent graduate of Millersville University in Communications. He plans to pursue a career involving TV and film. He enjoys the fast paced nature of shooting and editing video. Also he likes meeting new people with diverse backg...
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Posted by on in Peace
By Andy Smith Glance at the headlines these days, and the prospects for peace look pretty bleak. Iraq, Syria, Gaza and the Ukraine don’t create grounds for much optimism. But Ginny Fox, executive director of the Peace Flag Project, said that’s no reason not to keep working for peace, particularly ...
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Posted by on in Solar
Habitat for Humanity has been turning increasingly to the sun for energy solutions that will save homeowners money on utility bills. A donated solar installation in Newark, Del. will help a family with two disabled sons save on electricity expenses.  Now they can better afford the health care ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Far too many conferences are boring, repetitive and uninspiring. Frequently, we find ourselves preaching to the choir, perhaps just trying to impress each other. Then, every once in a while, an event manages to bring together the right “vibes” and that’s when ideas can coalesce and energize. I foun...
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Posted by on in Solar
Two Reedley families will soon be saving on their energy bills, thanks to a program made possible by Reedley Rabobank and Grid Alternatives.The non-profit solar contractor brings the benefits of solar technology into low-income households throughout the Central Valley. Reedley's Rabobank branch awar...
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Posted by on in Buy Local
     Local food tastes better. The crops are picked at their peak, and farmstead products like cheese are hand crafted for the best flavor. Food imported from far away is older, has traveled on trucks or planes, and has sat in warehouses before it finally gets to you.   ...
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