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    September 07, 2011 | 1:57 PM

    Tar sands: The wrong kind of “unconventional”

    Last week, we blogged about what it was like to observe and take part in the demonstration against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. Protests outside the White House are finished now, but it’s not too late to voice your opinion to the State Department as it considers whether to approve the pipeline.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Jeunesse Park

    A resident of Johannesburg, Jeunesse Park is a lifelong conservationist and environmental activist. She began her work in 1989 as the founder of Progreen, a group that worked with local and international organizations on environmental projects and events.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Ergem Senyuva

    In 2009, Ergem Senyuva launched yesilist.com, Turkey’s first online “green directory” and sustainability platform. It provides consumers with tools to make smart and healthy choices for themselves and the planet. Ergem’s goal is to increase market demand for sustainable business practices and consumer choices.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Rodne Galicha

    A native of the Philippines, Rodne Galicha works to protect biodiversity and foster sustainable development. He grew up near dense, lush forests and lived in the shadow of Mt. Guiting-Guiting, an area with amazing biodiversity that is home to many endangered plants and animals.
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    September 06, 2011 | 3:27 PM

    Climate change: It's got us singing the "cryosphere blues"

    When it comes to sea level rise though, glaciers -- rather than sea ice -- are what matter. Sea level isn't affected much when ice that's already floating in the ocean melts. But when glaciers melt, water that's been stored atop land in ice for thousands of years flows into the sea. Glacial melt has accounted for about half of global sea level rise in recent decades.
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    September 06, 2011 | 12:46 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Karel Mayrand

    Karel Mayrand is General Director of the David Suzuki Foundation in the Canadian province of Quebec. He became determined to help solve the climate crisis when he met with Inuit leaders during a 2006 visit to the Arctic.
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    September 02, 2011 | 4:55 PM

    From the Front Lines: The Tar Sands XL Keystone Pipeline Protest

    The Tar Sands protests began the same week that the Martin Luther King memorial was informally opened to the public. To paraphrase Peter Joseph, who after his arrest visited the MLK memorial: “The ability in our country to put yourself on the front line, to be able to protest and stand up for your beliefs, even if it means getting arrested, is both humbling and powerful.”
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    September 02, 2011 | 2:29 PM

    Courageous protests oppose a carbon-polluting pipeline

    We need to solve the climate crisis, not make it worse. Jim Hansen, one of our country’s leading climate scientists, warns if Canadian tar sands are fully exploited it is essentially "game over" for the climate.
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    September 01, 2011 | 5:13 PM

    Host a watch party

    24 Hours of Reality will be broadcast live from our website. All you need to tune in is a computer (or mobile device) and an Internet connection. But that doesn't mean you need to watch 24 Hours of Reality alone. Host a watch party!
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    August 31, 2011 | 3:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Vanessa Morris

    Vanessa Morris was the founding Executive Officer of SEE-Change (which stands for Society, Environment and Economy), a sustainability movement based in the Australian capital city of Canberra. She is a former radio broadcaster for the Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC) and produced morning shows for stations in Sydney and Canberra.
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