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Think Again: TEDGlobal 2013 Theme Announced

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TED's internationally-focused flagship event announces its thought-provoking theme

The internationally-focused TEDGlobal recently wrapped a fantastic week of stimulation and inspiration, centered around the theme of Radical Openness. Hosted and curated by Bruno Giussani, the European Director of TED, the international non-profit dedicated to "Ideas Worth Spreading." TEDGlobal is the TED Conference's flagship event with a global focus, weighing heavily towards talks that cover......read more

TerraMar Project: Become a Citizen of the Oceans

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A marine coalition looks to reframe our relationship with international waters

The monumental task of protecting the world's oceans from ecological destruction is made doubly difficult when you consider that 64 percent of ocean water lies beyond national jurisdiction. That means that the waters that cover 45 percent of the earth's surface, and that produce between 50 and 85 percent of the oxygen we breathe, are virtually unprotected. You do the math (we......read more

Notes From the International Gourmet Festival

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SHFT House Wines launched in Portuguese paradise

Adrian and Peter brought SHFT House Wine to this year's International Gourmet Festival, featuring Michelin-starred chefs from around the world, was held at the Vila Joya resort in Portugal's spectacular Algarve region. In other words, the perfect place to launch the first of our sustainable House Wines, a big, bold red crafted at an organic vineyard in Paso Robles,......read more

Renewable Energy Will Go Global This Year, Says UN

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2012 declared the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

According to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2012 will be the year that sustainable energy goes worldwide. This week, Ban launched the UN's International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, urging businesses and governments to quicken the adoption of energy efficiency standards, increase use of renewable energy, and help achieve universal energy access by......read more

Fantastic Forest Photos

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See the forest for the trees. Traveling exhibition celebrates the International Year of Forests.

According to the United Nations, 2011 is the International Year of the Forests, which means, well, not much. It's always the Year of This or the Month of That. But we can't not get behind this one. Especially when it looks this good. GoodPlanet Foundation, chaired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (the filmmaker behind the epic doc Home), is raising awareness of forest issues through, among other things,......read more

Happy Birthday Slow Food Movement

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International eco-gastronomic organization celebrates twenty years of fighting fast food.

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the the international Slow Food Movement. Celebrants around the world took part in the first ever Terra Madre Day last Thursday, which marked two decades since the signing of the Slow Food Manifesto in Paris in 1989. The manifesto laid the groundwork for the eco-gastronomic, member-supported non-profit, which is intended to revitalize local food traditions......read more

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