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Ocean Contamination

Imagine, if you will, the earth as a human body, and all the water in rivers, lakes and oceans as that body’s blood supply, filling the lungs (i.e., the atmosphere) with oxygen and taking wastes away via delivery to the kidneys, liver and intestines (and perhaps even to the appendix and/or tonsils, though doctors are still debating … [Read more...]

The Business Etiquette of a Conference Call

Times are changing in the business world but you can still only be in one place at a time. What is changing is the state of business technology that has grown to allow brands to be more productive than ever. Businesses can meet virtually through conference calls but often with this new method of meeting, businessmen and women do not know … [Read more...]

Fukushima Aftermath: What to Expect if You’re Expecting

  A recent conversation with an older and more experienced OB/GYN (obstetrics and gynecology) led to some startling surprises about the behaviors, nutritional needs and deep concerns of women who are expecting a baby in today’s hectic world. Given the higher ratio of infant deformities and health problems stemming from the 2012 … [Read more...]

The 5th Crime against Humanity

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  Under rules of the European Commission, or EC, a European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) allows EU residents to collaborate in designing EU law and policy. Effective April 1, 2012, the provision is part of the Treaty of Lisbon and aims at expanding “direct democracy” among its members. The current initiative, operating under the … [Read more...]

What Could You Buy In Kmart That is Worth The Life Of A Shark?

On March 6th a five foot long white-tipped shark flown from New York to Los Angeles to be used in the filming of a Kmart commercial exhibited signs of stress on the set and ultimately died. The shark was treated on set by the trainer and then taken to a specialist to no avail. According to a source cited by the Los Angeles Times, … [Read more...]

Thanks For Helping Us With Green Schools For The Future

Our Green Schools for the Future forum is now launched and this post is especially reserved to thank the businesses and the people who are currently helping us to raise the funds for greening up schools.     Many thanks so far to the following who are helping us to get off to a great start Dave Hampton: The Carbon … [Read more...]

Pay It Forward or Payback? Influence And The Principle of Reciprocity

The principle of reciprocity is a powerful way to influence. It's one of the six psychological principles of persuasion. It's a means of give and take.  Sort of a "you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours" thinking. But there's another expression you're probably familiar with... "You get what you pay for!"  It's all about how you give … [Read more...]

The Green School Dream in Bali

Teaching the children about the environment and the world they live in is something I'm passionate about. John and Cynthia Hardy are acting on their convictions, echoing my plea to get the kids involved in learning more than just the basics of language (English in this case), math and science. The kids are also getting creative arts … [Read more...]

Raising Finance with Crowd Funding

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You might be an entrepreneur, artist, or just a regular person with a great idea and can't get it off the ground because you don't have access to financing. It used to be that you had to rely on the three F's, friends, family and friends of family. For too many reasons to get into, it always isn't a good idea to go around asking all of … [Read more...]

Green Schools for the Future forum is now launched

In line with our grants for schools for the future our much awaited Green Schools for the Future forum is now ready and waiting for you to join. Green Schools crowd funding forums, getting kids parents, communities and educators back in touch with nature. Everyone and every ethical business is welcome to join us, so please do join us … [Read more...]