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Honda to Build Zero Waste Plant in Indiana

Honda just announced the construction of a $550 million automobile plant in Decatur County, Indiana, to build fuel-efficient vehicles and employ 2,000 Hoosiers. ...

The Greatest Canadian Ever

I thought this was interesting... Who is the greatest Canadian ever? 1.2 million Canadians voted in 2004 during a CBC reality TV show and collectively decided...
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Homeless Choir Inspires Audiences Worldwide

They were homeless in Montreal, yet the singers of Accueil Bonneau Choir (also known as the Montreal Homeless Choir) captivated audiences worldwide -- and...
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Twelve Amazing Teens Changing the World

After receiving nearly 1,500 nominations for its 2006 Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes program, 12 inspiring kids have been recognized for their outstanding efforts to...

Food Rations Increase in Darfur Thanks to Recent Donations to UN

Food rations that were recently reduced by half for more than 3 million people in Sudan will be increased to 84 per cent of...

Underwater Windmills Supply Environmentally Friendly Power to NYC

Experimental underwater windmills will be installed in New York City's East River during the next weeks to begin generating power utilizing the non-stop action...

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Help Others is a web community that features stories of kindness. Nothing is known publicly about the site, but the stories are powerful so...
The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

Earth Day Activities Launched in Biloxi to Clean up Hurricane Mess

Earth Day Special — The 21st annual Great American Cleanup is in full swing, mobilizing millions of volunteers to clean, beautify and improve their communities...

Volvo Pledges Lifetime of Cars to U.S. Doctor Serving Orphans, Mothers in Ethiopia

The fourth annual Volvo for Life awards were announced and the 2006 grand prize winner is Dr. Ingida Asfaw of Pontiac, Michigan. Asfaw is...
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Two Lost Worlds Give Us Hope – by David Suzuki

February 15, 2006 — Two lost worlds were in the news last week. One was discovered halfway around the world, but the other is right...

Ontario Hailed as First to Subsidize Solar Power

Ontario, Canada announced an historic proposal to buy clean, renewable electricity from homeowners and entrepreneurs who produce solar, wind or other green power over...

Nation Overcomes Turbulent History; Christian, Muslim Tanzanians Live in Peace

With all the bad news associated with Africa, it is refreshing to read about the successes. Tanzania is a haven of co-existance between two...

A Sure Sign of Spring: Wild Whooping Cranes Return to Wisconsin

Among the signs of springtime these days in central Wisconsin is the arrival of wild whooping cranes on Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and along...

New Life for Historic Railway

In what has been called an "historic agreement," a scenic stretch of railroad along the rugged coastline of British Columbia has been donated to...
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Small World Stories

This is an inspiring letter I received from Michael in Canada. He calls it his small-world story. It should remind you that striking up...
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Bald Eagle Numbers Soar

USA Removing Eagle from Endangered Species List After nearly four decades on the endangered species list, bald eagles are soaring once again, their population climbing...
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Healing the Globe: 11 Bright Spots

A quick rundown of 11 bright spots that are healing the globe, from Cairo to California, from Bolivia to British Columbia, From Moroco to...
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Fishermen Take Lead in Helping Endangered Whales

The decades-old saga of the endangered Northern right whale has long stranded animal welfare advocates and the lobstermen on opposite shores of Cape Cod...
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Golf Courses Drop Manicured Look to Reduce Environmental Harm

50% drop in Herbicide Use; 90% Decline in Insecticides Concerned about the environmental hazards of landscaping chemicals used to achieve a typical golf...

17 Year-Old Out To Prove That Guys Are Not Idiots!

Rob Sowell, 17, has always loved children. Even when he was in elementary school, he gave up recesses to watch the smaller kids while...