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    • Arlene Hopkins & Associates
      Community-based climate change mitigation and adaptation. Best science applied and adaptively managed. We design social ecological systems programs which embed formative evaluation. We are social scientists and natural scientists working "bottom-up" at the community scale.
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    • 4 years, 7 months ago

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    • Arts Community
      Recognizing the unique capacity for the arts to elicit changes in individual behavior patterns, the MAHB Artist Community provides space and support for the sharing and reflection of artistic processes and products that consciously promote the changes needed for realizing a more sustainable and equitable future.
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    • 3 years, 11 months ago

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    • ashok panikkar
      Meta Culture is a thinking and human engagement studio that tries to foster a culture of rigorous thinking about the existential questions facing us as a civilization. We use critical thinking, conflict management, creativity and the arts to inspire and provoke necessary action.
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    • Association for the Tree of Life
      The global warming emergency is the most critical moral issue of our time. The Association for the Tree of Life (ATL) is working on effective responses that meet the scope, scale, and urgency of the crisis. ATL is a lead organization calling for and catalyzing the broad-based media, educational, and grassroots campaigns resulting in Emergency Climate and Ecological Mobilization that produces zero US carbon emissions within a decade. Our team has a track record of delivering results on a national grassroots movement and national legislation, for the largest ecological restoration in US history. The infrastructure for that particular movement still remains and can be activated. We have grassroots partners ready to engage their citizen networks through massive outreach. We have committed partners involved in the integration of climate ethics into faith denominations at the national level. We have thousands of partner venues throughout the US ready to host the essential climate education and conversation now. We have science communication partners ready to utilize the best available educational resources on climate change. Finally, we are working with the most acclaimed scientists and energy experts in the world to clearly explain what is at stake and what we must do to address the crisis. ATL is an independent, nonpartisan 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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    • Balanced world
      I am a self employed Pilates instructor working in my community with people everyday. I have discovered that many people I work with are not just trying to improve their own health or physical and mental well-being, they are sharing ideas about their lives, families, communities and the world. I believe these are people who share my values about the future and the world we live in. Rather than be an associate member I feel that creating a node via my business creates a "more heads are better than one" contribution. We believe in sharing!
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    • 2 years, 5 months ago

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    • Biospheric Literacy 101
      Literacy has traditionally been thought to exhibit the most fundamental skills involving the ability to read and write, use proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and carry out at least the most basic mathematical skills. This moment in history REQUIRES something further and even more fundamental: BIOSPHERIC LITERACY One-O-One. Ask yourself the following question: What should EVERY student, educator, first-year undergraduate, policymaker, journalist, and citizen KNOW about our planet? (And notice how quickly a list of ten or twenty or 50 core principles, data sets, and core understandings begins to almost automatically assemble itself.) Below are several quick highest-priority initial examples: (a) A graph of worldwide human population growth over the 10,000 years of civilization is an extreme and quite pronounced J-curve. We should talk about the two famous J-curves (Hiroshima and Nagasaki) that brought a sudden end to World War II. (As bad as those two J-curves were, they were at least relatively local in scale, while our own demographic J-curve is going off on a global scale in the middle of the ONLY planetary life-support machinery so far known to exist anywhere in the universe.) (b) Earth's razor-thin surface films of atmosphere, oceans, soils, and seas both house (and comprise) the ONLY such life-support machinery so far known to exist anywhere in the universe. Examples of ecological services that we take for granted (such as phytoplankton producing sizable proportions of the oxygen we inhale every few seconds). (c) Other topics this node hopes to address: How and why do population explosions occur? What is ecological release? How and why do massive population die-offs quite often occur in seemingly "vast open-space" surroundings that visually appear to remain mostly "empty?"
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    • BirdLasser
      BirdLasser is a social conservation catalyst that strives to convert casual birders to citizen scientists without breaking a sweat. Our mobile app enables beginners and competitive twitchers to record bird sightings, share these with friends and community, and seamlessly contribute to conservation. As at June 2014, the app only caters for species of Southern Africa (Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland) but we're in the process of scaling out into the rest of Africa. Our app is free, so is our data to conservation and research causes.
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    • Chicken Little…….Tribe
      The disaster to Puerto Rico due to the storms is an opportunity to try out the best living-on-less that we know of. No group in this country has been able to demonstrate living on far less fossil fuel use than we do now, and won’t be able to while the current system still works. The leaner life won’t happen until an adequate supply of fuel energy runs out or the supply system is disabled, which has happened in Puerto Rico. This provides an opportunity to show worried people what life could be like, and to rebuild “better”. Part of the efforts would be family planning; along with energy our numbers will be reducing.
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    • Climate Emergency Coalition
      Climate Emergency Coalition (CEC) is a lead organization creating the national conversation on the emerging climate emergency to result in a declaration of Global Warming State of Emergency and an Emergency Climate Mobilization. The Climate Emergency Coalition furthers the public conversation so the need for mobilization is quickly perceived; additionally, it creates a pathway for organizations to shift their missions to mobilization. Critically, the CEC provides coordination, talking points, and curriculum for groups who understand that only an emergency mobilization can suffice. The CEC seeks to dramatically expand the size and urgency of the existing Climate Movement, while focusing its efforts on Net Zero US Emissions within a decade.
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    • Climate Matters
      We produce short video media in the form a dual purpose press conference and TV program, recorded at the annual meetings of the UNFCCC climate negotiations. The programs attempt to educate global citizens on the lesser known aspects of climate change, but they deal with more than just climate issues. Anthropogenic threats to the biosphere are fair game, as is the ultimate root cause of these problems, a severely defective global operating system, growth economics and the Meme of Money.
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    • 2 years, 6 months ago

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    • Climate, Mind, and Behavior
      The Garrison Institute’s Climate, Mind and Behavior (CMB) program explores the human dimensions of climate change with the intention of developing and enhancing activities that reduce green house gas (GHG) emissions while promoting individual and community resilience. CMB seeks to develop human resilience to the negative impacts of climate change, especially for those living in the most climate vulnerable communities. At the program's heart is the understanding that contemplative wisdom and practices have a powerful positive impact on environmental thinking and behavior. Contemplative practices also build personal resilience in the face of climate crises.
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    • 4 years, 4 months ago

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    • Compelling Vision of the Future
      What does the future we are working towards look like? Currently the differences in our ideas about what the future should look like get resolved with a horrible waste of time, resources, and lives. A synergy of sorts, one that would resolve all of these ideas about what future to want, is not happening yet. The challenge is to find an effective way of resolving of our differences about what our ideal future should be, one that would not be accompanied by waste of time, resources and lives. This space has been created to promote dicussion of what a compelling vision of the future looks like, and how it can be communicated effectively to become our common goal. Please share your thoughts freely.
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    • Ecological Sustainability in Healthcare
      This node explores the emerging field of sustainability in healthcare. Research interests include life cycle assessment (LCA) of healthcare practice, quantifying energy, greenhouse gas emissions, human health impacts, and economic densities of clinical supplies, clinician behaviours and care pathways to help guide clinical decision making toward more ecologically sustainable practices. Collaboration with environmental engineers, epidemiologists and health economists aids this goal.
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    • 4 years ago

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    • ecoLogicStudio
      Design research studio specialized in bio-digital architecture. Developing applied research in urban microbiology to help design living architecture, synthetic landscapes and adaptive infrastructures.
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    • Escape From Malthusatraz
      Founded 2014.11.16 Fremont California | Motto "Better late than Never" Major, unstudied questions: Is apathy of "fence sitters" to exerting any effort toward learning about climate change/limits to growth related to mental process that causes ignoring signs of infirmity/cancer/illness of ones self? Are there more/many more ways to state the facts, but from many different angles, with different media formats (different style/types of graphs, video, art, song, etc) to perhaps begin to reach those who are obviously not getting the message? What is the best method to focusing all resources human/capital toward a common goal with maximum efficiency, how to get all voices on one team, how to harness/direct all willing/available resources with maximum efficiency every second of every day, how not to waste one second or one calorie of time/energy from this second forward? What is feasability/risk/reward of creating alliance/line of communication with Pentagon so as to educate/create federal pressure to begin the required steps of mitigation? What is feasibility/risks/rewards of starting political party?
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    • Fee and Dividend NM
      We are a grassroots residents' group protecting our community from oil and gas industry 1350 new leases in Sandoval County in the upper Albuquerque Basin, which gives the industry with a foothold into the Rio Grande Valley. Our group is proposing a carbon neutral impact fee on source emissions with a 100% dividend back to households with incomes under $75,000 a year. Currently, with the drop of oil prices in an extraction state the budget deficits are down to 30%, layoffs in the gas, oil, and coal have impacted the areas economy and representatives are scrambling for solutions to new revenue streams. The San Juan Basin has the highest carbon emissions in the lower 48 states, the federal and state government has left the public welfare to voluntary reporting by industry on emission. Unless we address this issue the emissions will not come down.
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    • 4 years, 5 months ago

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    • Fee and Dividend NM
      We are a grassroots residents' group protecting our community from oil and gas industry 1350 new leases in Sandoval County in the upper Albuquerque Basin, which gives the industry with a foothold into the Rio Grande Valley. Our group is proposing a carbon neutral impact fee on source emissions with a 100% dividend back to households with incomes under $75,000 a year. Currently, with the drop of oil prices in an extraction state the budget deficits are down to 30%, layoffs in the gas, oil, and coal have impacted the areas economy and representatives are scrambling for solutions to new revenue streams. The San Juan Basin has the highest carbon emissions in the lower 48 states, the federal and state government has left the public welfare to voluntary reporting by industry on emission. Unless we address this issue the emissions will not come down.
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    • FRIEC: Forum for Radical Imagination on Environmental Cultures
      Together, we participate in the change of people’s relationship to nature and to place in cities through ecological art, storytelling, and collaborative actions across disciplines, allowing citizens to become active characters in the story of nature of their city. Working together as a global, community-engaged platform, we nurture humanity’s sacred cultural relationships with urban nature. Our actions are informed by contemporary and traditional cultures, spanning multiple disciplines and cultures, as we combine place-based storytelling with direct actions and events in local landscapes, Challenging the framework of established knowledge, we allow new ideas for sustaining cities to be generated across disciplines, species, and ways of knowing, furthering our collective understanding of the myriad cultural bonds that weave together our human families with each other and with nature in cities. Join us in helping individuals and communities realize new structures for collaborative movements for livable, resilient, healthy, poetic cities and regions that work in partnership with the rest of nature.
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    • GenerationEco
      They say a movement starts the moment you unite a group of people and start enacting change, but for us it started a little before the “doing” phase. GenerationEco started like the slow filling of a sink; drop by drop, little by little. This past year many of us saw a huge change in our political system. A change that has led to the elimination of numerous things that have served as a kind of flimsy shield around our planet. But we also saw another change, in people’s attitudes. A spark; millennials starting to speak their mind more than ever. So many people of different ages, backgrounds, and beliefs joined together for so many different causes in order to protect themselves and let themselves be known. The generation became a shield. GenerationEco is a movement. This is our spark, where we speak our minds and revolt against the trashing of our planet and our rights. We are all coming together to nix that old flimsy shield and become a new one, together. GenerationEco is a community. This is people changing their lifestyles to be more sustainable. We are not these perfect eco-gods; we are changing with you. We are becoming Generation Eco right there with you. GenerationEco is a bash. We are fighting for better and protecting what we care about, but we are also celebrating! We are embracing our strides and using them as fuel for more wins. GenerationEco is us. The kids. The students. The workers. The artists. The party-throwers-and-goers. The activists. The muses. The outfit-repeaters. The unapologetic opinionators. The empathizers. The movement.
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    • 3 years, 3 months ago

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    • Global 4C
      Global 4C is a policy project that aims to incentivise climate mitigation at the global scale for attempting to stay below 2°C of global warming this century.  The economic instrument of Global 4C is a proposed system of parallel world currencies that are called Complementary Currencies for Climate Change (4C). The Global 4C project is not presented as a niche policy, but rather it is justified with new and fundamentally important theory that describes the major relationships between money, markets, and networked systems.  The theory reveals that there is another political pathway that is naturally available for attempting deep decarbonisation in the 21st century. The theory recognises that government institutions have centralised power and are naturally suited to applying pollution caps and tax-based policies, but government institutions are often ineffectual because of political delay. The new pathway of Global 4C can dissolve political delay by complementing the role of governments with a highly-decentralised and intelligent system of global rewards and social contracts for mitigation. The Global 4C roadmap will involve a global reward scheme for mitigation and ‘scientific’ public banking using digital currency technologies, decentralisation, data sharing, and anti-corruption measures. Global 4C will synergise with orthodox policies and will be fully-financed with internationally coordinated central bank monetary policy that spreads the mitigation costs as an inflation tax.  The new pathway appears hopeful and feasible based on monetary theory, the history of money, and natural laws.
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    • 4 years, 5 months ago

      Delton Chen

    • Global Ecology Group
      Name - FGNO (Forest Garden Nature Organization), based in Sri Lanka. We restore forest ecosystems using analog forestry or forest-home-garden concept. Active since 1999 and have worked in many regions of Sri Lanka. Much advance than tree planting, evaluate success of forestry using indicator species. Participant communities gain good income in subsequent to changing to perennials, diversification and enriching of crops.
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    • Green Fab Lab core-1
      Our mission is to create resilient eco-communities linked to sociotechnical infrastructures such as fablabs, biolabs and integral biofarms. Cities are living, breathing organisms, with new technologies and the right approach there is a great opportunity to create new living, breathing design ecosystems. These design ecosystems will link complex flows of people, resources, data, and energy. By deploying Green Fab Labs, we are creating prototypes for major new symbiotic Fab Cities.These living labs+workspaces will have also a residential area where makers will co-habit and co-create. Everyone is welcome to visit their local fab lab to discover, learn and share.These green fab labs provide advice, workshops and consultancy on interdiscplinary applications of habitat design, biomimicry, permaculture, circular economy, industrial ecology, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, blockchain, automation, digital fabrication and virtual information modeling, among others!
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    • Greenhood Nepal
      Greenhood Nepal is a science-driven, non-profit conservation organisation focused on the human dimensions of nature conservation, including through public education, policy engagement, capacity-building and civic action. It seeks to empower people from across Nepal–with knowledge, opportunities and research–to respond to emerging conservation challenges and to better protect and manage our natural resources. We have a particular interests in applied research and community-based conservation.
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    • ICDiplomacy
      ICDiplomacy stands for International Channels for Diplomacy. As an NGO that works with civil societies and official advisors, it provides live diplomatic communications between conflicting parties to deescalate conflict and restore peaceful relations. Civil societies around the world can now be involved and connected as viewers can submit comments or questions to panelists in real-time. Registered civil society organizations may serve as direct participants in the conversation as well. ICDiplomacy seeks to go beyond providing a central channel for multitrack diplomacy by establishing communications between the civil society of one country and the government of another country when both countries are heading towards conflict (i.e., American civil society communicating in a live broadcast with Iraqi officials in the presence of former diplomats or a third party country to establish peace and prevent the possibility of an invasion). This new approach is needed as official diplomacy between governments can be ineffective. The goal is to lead the relevant parties towards continued dialogue with the support of former diplomats and the international community. We invite you to this important global initiative.
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    • 3 years, 4 months ago

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    • Institute for Green Science
      The Institute for Green Science (IGS), led by Terry Collins, the Teresa Heinz Professor of GreenChemistry, is a research, education and entrepreneurial development center in which a holistic approach to green or sustainability science is being developed. The technical research programs are centered on the design, mechanisms of action and applications of TAML® Activators. At <1% the mass of mimics of the oxidizing enzymes they faithfully mimic, TAMLs are the highest performing homogeneous oxidation catalysts known across both chemistry and biology. The process of developing chemicals that are not endocrine disruptors has been invented by collaborative work between environmental health scientists and green chemists where TAMLs have served as the beta-testing system. TAMLs provide remarkably effective processes for removing endocrine disrupting micropollutants from water. The Institute is dedicated to the intellectual growth and technical education of a new generation of ethically aware professionals who understand how to develop and practicescience that works for the pursuit of sustainability — from the molecular level on up.
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    • 3 years, 2 months ago

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    • International Network of Next-Generation Ecologists (INNGE)
      A newly established network of ecologists that seeks to bring early career ecologists together from around the world. It is the hope that this will help to strengthen international ties and inspire new activities in a growing global community of ecologists.
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    • Journal of Population and Sustainability
      The Journal of Population and Sustainability (JP&S) is an open access interdisciplinary journal exploring all aspects of the relationship between human numbers and environmental issues. The journal publishes both peer reviewed and invited material. It is intended that the JP&S act as an interdisciplinary hub facilitating collaboration and furthering the development of the field. While published by environmental charity Population Matters, the JP&S is editorially independent and welcomes contributions from scholars with a variety of perspectives on the role of population in environmental problems.   www.jpopsus.org    
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    • judge
      https://www.brandstarstruck.org   BrandstarStruck is a vision for a new kind of branded world different entirely from conventional corporate marketing. BrandstarStruck creates opportunities for brands to build long-term relationships with communities and customers by facilitating corporate funding of society's infrastructure projects, via repurposing pre-existing marketing budgets in exchange for branding rights on small and large scale infrastructure projects.Here's how it works in 3-phases, building a web platform to include:A user-interface(A) allowing a community's citizens to login and describe+vote up/down the most pressing infrastructure needsA user-interface(B) for contractors of any type to login and browse community-needs entered in user-interface(A), and subsequently bid on cost to perform the required work.A user-interface(C) for corporations to login and browse contractor bids to perform work on high-visibility projects, via purchase of associated branding rights, and subsequently fund infrastructure projects via reallocating pre-existing marketing budgetsThe Impact Communities worldwide can:Have a better means to encourage corporate democracy, in the sense that in today's world it is essential that brands are reaching customers authentically, and that customers vote in the corporate world as well as political worldNationwide reduced tax-burdensBudgets come directly from existing marketing budgets (i.e. no new budget additions)Meaningful and high-visibility infrastructure projects are everywhere found easilyRepetitively branded structures occur commonly throughout a customer's day Huge bridges and roadways and dams and waterways provide a magnificent scale to actually attract viewers, rather than trap them. 
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    • Long Future
      The aim of the Long Future Foundation is to understand and protect our home planet in order to bring about the Long Future for humans and the living systems on Earth.
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    • MAHB DebateGraph Team
      A team of volunteers, helping to develop the The Global 21st Century DebateGraph map by brainstorming resources and organizations working to overcome the Challenges we face in navigating the 21st Century. You can learn more about the map <a>here</a> and use the space below to share your thoughts and suggestions for moving forward.
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    • 3 years, 10 months ago

      Paul P.

    • MAHB Writers Club
      Welcome to the MAHB Writers Club --a space for people who are using the written word to raise awareness and galvanize action in response to the issues facing humanity and the environment. All writers are welcome, fiction and non-fiction alike. Please use this open space to share your work, ask questions or provide tips about publisihing, and give feedback to others. This space can also be used to connect with experts across the sciences.
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      Tim Hicks

    • Manavodaya
      Manavodaya in Sanskrit mean "Human Awakening". The institute was founded in the year 1985 with the purpose of promoting a new paradigm in development that builds on human values and enables the poorest sections of society to participate in the process of change. It works directly among oppressed groups at village level to facilitate process of change based on local participation, self management and control. It is now recognised as a centre of excellence in promoting people's participation through a process of self-help and empowerment. The institution is also known as the pioneer of the self help movement that has impacted millions of lives in India. The experience of work at grassroots has led to evolution and establishment of methods and practices in social transformation that can be adopted by oppressed/marginalised/excluded groups in most cultural contexts.
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    • 3 years, 6 months ago

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    • ManufacturingStories
      ManufacturingStories is a place where everyone can learn about and share information on the many exciting programs available to help revitalize & modernize manufacturing in America and to help bridge the skills gap between education and the workplace.
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    • 4 years, 2 months ago

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    • Mavericks Lab
      A lab where cross disciplines and climate research and forecasting risk management can all live together. Part of the lab is data driven, and part of it is not.
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    • Mothers for Nuclear
      We are mothers and friends who have learned the truth about nuclear power - that it's the only source of clean energy that generates electricity 24-hours-per-day. We have spent our careers questioning every aspect of nuclear power generation, and now believe it's vital for the future of our children's health, and the planet.
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    • 1 year, 7 months ago

      Heather Matteson

    • National Judicial Conduct and Disability Law Project, Inc.
      National Judicial Conduct and Disability Law Project, Inc. (NJCDLP) is a national legal reform organization and nonprofit corporate sponsor of NFOJA (National Forum On Judicial Accountability), Opt IN USA, Theatre for Justice, Drum Majors for Truth, and Golden Badge. NJCDLP and its banner groups have a substantial subset of organizations/groups, programs, campaigns, and initiatives. The acronyms are a virtual alphabet soup of advocacy commonly known as THE LAW PROJECT. Together they challenge every seriously questionable aspect of America's legal system and some are international human rights advocates.
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    • 2 years, 8 months ago

      The Law Project

    • NEHAP
      New End Hunger and Poverty, NEHAP Initiative, is an Initiative of International Society for Poverty Elimination / Economic Alliance Group, ISPE/EAG. The Vision is ISPE/EAG is a World without Hunger and Poverty. At ISPE/EAG we believe that there are enough resources in our World today to meet the needs of over 7 billion people in our fragile Planet, but there is not enough to meet the greed of over 7 billion people. However, a situation where 62 people own as much as 3.5 billion people and where over 2 billion are poor is not sustainable. It is clear that what happens in the poorest countries affect what happens in the richest countries hence the need for Stakeholders on 306/193 UN Member States, UN System - UN Organization, World Bank Group and IMF and Civil Society Organizations including Academic Institutions, Traditional Institutions, Religious Institutions, Community Institutions, Media Institutions, Professional Organizations, Labor Unions, Student Groups to change attitude, behavior and culture as they work jointly towards achieving paradigm shifts from working in silos to working in synergy; from business as usual to business unusual driving work towards achieving 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals aligned and harmonized with Community and Country Development Plans in 306/193 UN Member States.
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    • 4 years, 5 months ago

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    • One Health Initiative
      The One Health Initiative is a movement to forge co-equal, all inclusive collaborations between physicians, veterinarians, public health and environmental health professionals. One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental health are linked. Because they are linked, complex issues such as emerging diseases, food safety and security, antimicrobial resistance, and global sustainability must be addressed using an interdisciplinary, One Health approach. One Health seeks to promote, improve, and defend the health and well-being of all species by enhancing cooperation and collaboration between many disciplines.
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    • 4 years, 5 months ago

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