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Robin Hood Meets Wall Street

Feb. 22, 2011 / Posted by: Michelle Chan / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Just imagine. Nearly $1.5 trillion changes hands on international currency exchange markets each day, almost all of it through untaxed transactions made by wealthy speculators. What if we put even a tiny fraction of that money to good use?

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New Consumer Genetic Privacy Manual

Dec. 22, 2010 / Posted by: Eric Hoffman / Categories: Blog, Food and Technology

The consumer is faced with almost daily risks to their genetic privacy from human health and reproductive technologies to the criminal justice system. The consumer needs an understanding of the science, the privacy risks involved in releasing gene...

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Keystone XL stories: Ernie Fellows

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Ernie Fellows is a 65-year-old retired rancher living in Mills, Nebraska, a remote community that sits atop the Ogallala Aquifer along the South Dakota border. Fellows has spent his entire adult life raising livestock and tending to the land he in...

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Keystone XL stories: Theresa Landrum

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Theresa Landrum, 56, is a native Detroiter and has lived on the same block in the city's southwest side since she was born. Her neighborhood, known by its 48217 zip code, is the most polluted area in the state of Michigan and is home to some of th...

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Keystone XL stories: Karla Land

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Karla Land settled in Channelview, Texas in 1979. She was born and raised in Texas, leaving the state for college and to pursue her passion for scuba diving in the Bahamas. She returned after marrying her husband and together they own and operate ...

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Keystone XL stories: David Daniel

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

David Daniel is a 43-year-old carpenter living in Winsboro, Texas, a small community of a couple thousand people in East Texas. Daniel fell in love with the community for its natural beauty and purchased some land shortly after seeing it for the f...

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