Over the past decade ‘slum tourism’ has sky-rocketed to popularity, seen as a new way to branch outside the more conventional tourist activities. It was further fueled by a rising demand helped on by films such as 'City of God' and 'Slumdog Millionaire'. This form of tourism can actually be dated back to Victorian times, when the curiosity of the upper-classes drove them to London’s East End to witness the living conditions of the poor. A century or so later and slum tours were being offered in…See More
New Scientist reports that the world could see the first anti-malaria jab approved by 2015. "It's on that trajectory, and the plan is to file with the European Medicines Agency in 2014," says David Kaslow, vice president of product development at the …
The Chicago Tribune posted the following interview with John Krafcik, president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America, where they discussed the CSR, clean energy, and the future direction of Hyundai on those issues.
Basicaly the research at the State Agronomical Institute labs is aimed to define among the many plant species what are those more suited to different soil types and geographic regions since they do not compete with edible plants.
Well, I know that this site's just underwent to modifications but I would like to suggest a feature that could be added to the site: currrently when the user is viewing the members page, it shows (mark) those that are online at the moment displaying "on line" in green letters under his/her photo. My suggestion is: to allow the members to interact with each other much like an MSN Messenger - by simply clicking on the photo, that in turn would open a window prompting them to chat. I don't know if someone else have already suggested that or if it is already 'in the works' by Development Crossing but it would be nice to have something like that.
I go to school in a city that is very environmentally friendly, and aware of its impact so environmental studies just seemed to fit with ease here. Currently, my school only has a minor in it, but i'm sure that will change soon!
My sustainable class incorporates the business and social side of sustainability. We read case studies on successful business techniques using microlending, and focusing on the "bottom of the pyramid." Recently, the co-founder of Fair Indigo (a great fair trade clothing company) came in to speak to us, and the head of the department for Sustainability in SC Johnson. It is the first time this class has been offered at my school, and it is a great opportunity to be part of it!
Our www.InvestorsAgainstGenocide.org site is usually very current with what we're doing / accomplishing. Today was a big day since we had our first vote on our shareholder proposal at Fidelity. Check out the AP story: http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2008/03/19/ap4795003.html
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