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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace
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Sustainability Requires Peace

September 21 is the International Day of Peace

"Each year, on this day, the United Nations calls for a global ceasefire. We ask combatants to put down their arms so all can breathe the air of peace. Armed conflict causes untold grief to families, communities and entire countries. Let us stand with them in solidarity. Peace and security are essential foundations for social progress and sustainable development.

Let us all observe a minute of silence, at noon. Let us all reflect on peace - and what it means for our human family. Let us hold it in our hearts and minds and tenderly nurture it so it may grow and blossom."

- Ban ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations
 

Climate Change and International Conflict

Admiral Frank "Skip" Bowman, CNA Corporation Military Advisory Board member, joins with 15 former admirals and generals of the U.S. military to emphasize how climate change is already impacting our national security and international military dynamics.
watch the video here...



Conflict and Climate Change

A short taster for a DVD and booklet package exploring the issues of Conflict and Climate Change. This 18 minute DVD, split into six sections, aims to convince people that conflict and climate change are linked, and that they can be tackled together by ordinary people, communities, businesses and governments.
watch the video here...

Earth Charter, a partner of Earth Protect

Earth Charter, a partner of Earth Protect, specifically recognizes that peace is a necessary component of a sustainable future in its charter.

learn more about Earth Charter here...

The mission of the Earth Charter Initiative is to help establish a sound ethical foundation for the emerging global society and to promote the transition to a sustainable way of life founded on: respect and care for the community of life; ecological integrity; universal human rights; respect for diversity; economic justice; democracy; and a culture of peace.

Stoked on the Coast Student Film Contest

sponsored by Earth Protect and the CA Coastal Conservancy

Voting is Over!

Look for the lucky winners soon!
stay in touch with healthebay.org and earthprotect.com

The Resilience Innovation Summits & Expo

Co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit/ Islands Innovation Summit & Showcase/ Pacific Defense Energy Summit  & Showcase and Pacific Agriculture Innovation Summit

September 15-17, 2014
Honolulu Convention Center, Honolulu, HI

learn more about the Resilience Innovation Summits

Earth Protect welcomes new Post-graduate Fellow, Jorge Ramos

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 backgrounds and experiences and approaches each day as new and exciting. He likes to tell stories that may be overlooked by his peers and putting a spotlight on overlooked issues and is inspired to put his talents to work for a sustainable future through Earth Protect.

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