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Claes Nobel: Celebrate Malala’s spirit of youth

Claes Nobel: Celebrate Malala’s Spirit of Youth USA Today December 10, 2014 Jan. 3, 2009, was a historic date for young people worldwide. It was the day that 11-year-old Malala Yousafzai’s first BBC blog post was published, under a pseudonym, … Continue reading

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Why Education Should Be Free

By Scott Hines gettingsmart.com February 15, 2013 Why Education Should Be Free For most, the single greatest barrier to accessing higher education is cost. In the last decade, tuition has skyrocketed across the United States. Crippling student loan debt in … Continue reading

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Claes Nobel Addresses 2013 Envision Inauguration Event in Washington D.C. — The Power of Hope

Claes Nobel emphasized the power of hope to the young audience as exemplified by the Nobel Peace Prize. Claes Nobel spoke on “The Power of Hope” to over on 1,300 students from around the country at the 2013 Presidential Inaugural … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World – Music for Peace

by Marcus Nobel United Earth Could Global Peace be achieved in one generation?  If the historical opinions of “experts” are any indication the answer is a resounding NO!  But, Peace is much too important to be left to the experts. … Continue reading

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Green Solutions lead to “Peace” in the Middle East — Students lead the way

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Jan 7, 2012 One of the main premises of Earth Ethics is that we need a new set of “values” to deal with our current set of problems… and some of these problems are ancient. Recently … Continue reading

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A green tailgate in the land of orange and white

By Mike Ellis independentmail.com October 8, 2011 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY — It’s built to be an inviting front “porch” to be pulled out at Clemson University football games. It can be compacted down to a width of two-and-a-half feet so it … Continue reading

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Students Create Green Club to Promote Recycling, Saving the Earth

By Stephanie Rex patch.com October 6, 2011 Students from Edgewood and Forest Hills started a club at Sacred Heart Elementary in Shadyside to encourage others to recycle every day. Two students at Sacred Heart Elementary School are determined to make … Continue reading

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Peace Corps proves to be life changer for volunteers

By Holly Hobbs Fairfax Times Sep. 02, 2011 Service agency celebrates its 50th anniversary Clifton resident Jenny Beth Dyess might have joined the Peace Corps to help change lives, but after two years working in Africa as a volunteer, she … Continue reading

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Victoria Park C.I. student gets an environmental learning experience

By FANNIE SUNSHINE www.insidetoronto.com Sep 02, 2011 Lea Leung’s mother was on Cathay Pacific’s website to buy a ticket to Shanghai for one of her kids when she came across the airline’s Green Explorer 2011 new youth program. Launched in … Continue reading

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A Day to Celebrate Being Green

By Leslie Friday www.bu.edu/today 09.15.2011 BU sponsors sustainability festival, Carbon Day It’s a good day to be green. The University is sponsoring two events today designed to promote eco-friendly lifestyles and environmental education: the sustainability@BU Festival, at the George Sherman … Continue reading

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