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How Tourism Helps South Africa

It is important to understand that South Africa is a blend of first and third world both combined into one magnificent country. As an example, travellers can choose to stay in a game lodge which would…

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Raising An Environmentally Responsible Child In Today’s Throw-Away World

by Stacey Irwin, Contributor to Think Green on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Cara Ryan: I find this article to be really fun! Stacey shares some easy ways to "greenify" children's lives …

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Habitat for Humanity: Building Good Green Homes

Habitat for Humanity is addressing a global housing crisis one home at a time. According to the non-profit, Habitat for Humanity: “About 1.6 billion people live in substandard housing and 100 million …

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3 Steps To Effective Advocacy and Activism

“Advocacy is the efforts and struggles of one person or a group of individuals to take action. Activism can bring social change.” This quote is from my mom. She was reminiscing about her life, and …

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Tale of a Puppy Rescue Operation

Anyone who has ever owned a puppy knows that they have the remarkable ability to elicit smiles and laughter in a heartbeat.  Puppy lovers like myself also understand that a puppy's cuteness is tem…

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Just Say NO!

You Wanna Piece of Me?? Why N-O is your best school supply! By Lisa Quinn, author of "Life's Too Short To Fold Fitted Sheets; Your Ultimate Guide to Domestic Liberation." Just when you think…

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Join a Group: It May Save Your Life!

By Wanda Urbanska, Experience Life Too busy to get involved with the PTA, the Rotary Club or your local gardeners' group? Consider this: If you're not a member of a single social, civic, religi…

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Volunteer Vacations for the Planet

Looking for an affordable and fun family vacation that provides R and R, plus the satisfaction of knowing that together you've contributed to making the Earth happy? Then you might consider taking …

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Armchair Activism for Oil-Spill Animals

At first news of the oil spill I started looking for opportunities to help. (Oil spill is such a euphemism here, as if, "oopsie, we spilled a little oil.") I knew one thing from the Exxon Valdez catas…

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Divine Do-Gooding

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead Doing good is no longer just for the bleeding hear…

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