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2009-06-06

Technology_128

Entry: Ideas
Focus: TED



This site makes the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free. More than 400 TEDTalks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks feature closed captions in English, and many feature subtitles in various languages.
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http://www.ted.com/

Technology_127

Entry: Resources
Focus: Good Planet



Since 1990, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has flown over around one hundred countries. His aerial photographs, inseperable from the texts which accompany them, invite each one of us to ponder upon the evolution of our planet and the future of its inhabitants. In 50 years, mankind has modified more the world’s environment than during all the history of humanity. The Earth ecosystem worsens and expresses its limits in every ways : fresh water, oceans, forests, air, climate, arable lands, free space, etc.
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http://www.goodplanet.org/

Science_134

Entry: Climate Change
Focus: Action Carbone



Action Carbone is a non-profit responsible and solidarity programme, which proposes to companies, institutions and individuals to act against climate change by the reduction and offsetting of their greenhouse gases the funding of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, developed by NGOs in Southern countries.
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http://www.actioncarbone.org/

2009-05-31

Science_133

Entry: Climate Science from Climate Scientists
Focus: Real Climate



Real Climate is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. We aim to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary. The discussion here is restricted to scientific topics and will not get involved in any political or economic implications of the science.
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http://www.realclimate.org/

Technology_126

Entry: Clarity-o-Meter
Focus: Grist



Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999. Grist is the one site you can count on to help you make sense of it all.
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http://www.wri.org/