Liz Cunningham

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Working toward sustainability with Walmart

For the last six years, I’ve lived in Bentonville, AR, working with Walmart, whose global headquarters is located here. My job, in part, is to help …

Mediterranean Sailing, Cruising, Navigation. Mediterranean Winds.

That Time the Paris Mosque Helped Jews Escape the Nazis by Giving Them Muslim IDs

<i>H</i>ere’s one they left out of the history textbooks. A recent French film, <b>Free Men</b>, brought to light the remarkable true history of how Muslims gave …

The Sand Lance: Small Fish with a Big Role

Charismatic megafauna such as polar bears, wolves, and whales need advocates—but who will speak up for the sand lance, a diminutive fish that burrows …

Inside the Mind of the Octopus

Like a tree's rings, blue whale's earwax tells a story of its life

Scientists probing a giant plug of earwax pulled from a dead blue whale have discovered in its hardened layers a detailed biography of the wild animal's life, from birth to death, in 6-month chapters.<p>Their new technique, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, arms …

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If You Meet the Messiah in the Road…Plant a Tree – Temple Beth Israel, Waltham MA

Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai taught: “If you have a sapling in your hand and someone tells you the Messiah has arrived, first plant the sapling and then …

Pacific Ocean takes perilous turn | Sea Change

Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.<p>"Sea Change" was …

No, Naomi Klein And Salon, ‘Denialism’ By Enviros Has Not Been ‘More Damaging Than The Right-Wing Denialism’

Naomi Klein has given an extended interview trashing the environmental movement, “Naomi Klein: Green groups may be more damaging than climate change …

Naomi Klein: Big Green is in denial

<b>Naomi Klein (Ed Kashi)</b><p>The “No Logo” author explains how environmentalists may be more damaging to their cause than climate change deniers<p>Jason Mark<p>September 5, 2013 11:43am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Earth Island Journal.<p>Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp …

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Fossil Fuel-Backed Group Is Behind The Latest Climate Change Denier Campaign

Ahead of a major climate change report due to be released at the end of September, a prominent climate change denier organization has launched a …

A cut above: The stone that built Paris also building Stanford

The warm glow of Stanford sandstone is as much a part of campus identity as its church mosaics and Rodin statuary.<p>But a different rock — an elegant …

Doc Searls Weblog · Notre Dame

While walking around Paris for the last month, I’ve became fascinated by the highly fossiliferous limestone that comprises so many of its iconic …

Episode 12: Robin Heyden on Science Education in the Virtual World | NatureEdCast | Learn Science at Scitable

In today's podcast, Ilona talks to Robin Heyden, an education consultant who works with participatory media and virtual worlds, as applied to science …

Stepping Stones

Terry Gross. Photo from WHYY, Philadelphia.<p>No doubt you’re familiar with the NPR podcast series, Fresh Air. Terry Gross, the host of Fresh Air, has …

Leadership from the World's States and Regions

State and regional governments play a crucial role in catalyzing sustainable development. Responsible in many cases for energy, transport, industrial …

Julia Child was a spy. Was she any good at it?

People remember Julia Child for her wit, charm, and cheer. But before Wednesday's Google Doodle, before her TV shows, and before she moved to Paris, …

TRANSCRIPT: Bill Clinton’s speech on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

<i>Former President Bill Clinton delivered the following remarks at the “Let Freedome Ring” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 2013 at the Lincoln Memorial.</i><p>PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you.<p>Mr. President, Mrs. Obama, President Carter, Vice President …

The Holocaust's Arab Heroes

Such Arab viewpoints are not exceptional. A respected Holocaust research institution recently reported that Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia all promote Holocaust denial and protect Holocaust deniers. The records of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum show that only one Arab leader at or near the …

Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation

Partager :<p>The memorial on Ile de la Cité, in Paris.<p><b>Inaugurated on 12 April 1962 by General de Gaulle, then President of the Republic of France, the</b> …

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Mad about Mantas! 10 fascinating facts

A manta ray sighting is one of the most breathtaking experiences a diver can have. Watching such an enormous creature glide through the water with …

Ten Cathedrals to see before you die

This is a topic that has been sitting in my draft box for almost a year – and I thought I should finish it up. Originally I was going to title this …

Cathedral Building in the Middle Ages

The scale of medieval cathedrals amazes visitors to this day. Find out what drove people to build such monumental buildings, and how they did …

Epic ocean voyages of coral larvae revealed

A new computer simulation conducted at the University of Bristol (UB) and University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science …