Cheetah population stabilizes in Namibia with support from farmers

by prateek on Oct 03, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: wildlife africa cheetah namibia
Viewing the world's fastest land animal as a threat to their livestock, in the 1980s farmers killed half of Namibia's cheetah population. The trend continued into the early 1990s, when the population was diminished again by nearly half, leaving less than 2,500 cheetah in the southern African country. Today cheetah populations have stabilized and are on the rise due to the efforts of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, an organization founded by Dr. Laurie Marker in 1990. The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) runs a series of programs to protect cheetah habitat, reduce cheetah killing by farmers, an
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Carrying Gandhian ideology, redistributing land to landless

by Goli on Oct 03, 2008      Category: Others Tags: land dalits
Here is the story of Krishnammal Jagannathan and Sankaralingam Jagannathan. They are two  two lifelong activists for social justice, and for sustainable human development, working with those who are at the lowest rung of the social ladder. They have carried the Gandhian legacy into the 21st century, never ceasing to serve the needs of Dalits, landless and those threatened by the greed of landlords and multinational corporations.    They have formed an organization called LAFTI,  Land for the Tillers' Freedom.  LAFTI's purpose was to bring the landlords and landles
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Unusual but very effective fund raising technique

by Goli on Oct 03, 2008      Category: Economics & Business Tags:
The video in the link, potrays a very effective fund raising done by Music for Life, an effort to bring fresh drinking water to the third world countries. A MUST WATCH.
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How to Donate Cord Blood

by gudluck on Oct 03, 2008      Category: Health & Disability Tags: donate blood umbilical cord
Your decision could change a life   With a little bit of planning, you could change someone’s life: you could donate your baby’s umbilical cord blood to a public bank at no cost to you. Umbilical cord blood is rich with blood-forming cells*, cells that are no longer needed by your baby after delivery. But these cells may be needed by someone else — someone with a life-threatening disease like leukemia or lymphoma who needs a transplant to survive. Share life. Donate cord blood.   How to donate cord blood to a public bank   Thank you for considering a dona
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IT’s a green movement

by parulgupta8ue on Oct 01, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: environment it green csr corporate policies
Green is the buzzword among IT companies as they’re beginning to realise that being environment friendly is not just great for the planet but also for their long-term growth and sustainability. On Earth Day, some companies undertook activities centred around the occasion.
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National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2008

CII Godrej GBC is organizing the fifth edition of National Award for Excellence in Water Management on 20-21 November 2008 at Hyderabad. The main objective of this award competition is to Reward the companies who have performed commendably on the water conservation front Providing a platform for excellent water efficient companies to share their approach, methodology & techniques with the participants Instilling a sense of competition and motivation to excel Award categories Two categories of Award: Award A: Excellence in water management - "Within the fence"
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OverTea: From Madness towards Method

by Badhri on Oct 01, 2008      Category: Others Tags: police traffic society
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