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Rethinking Health for our Global Organism: the Obesity Famine, Rural Infection and Climate Change
Climate change

Rethinking Health for our Global Organism: the Obesity Famine, Rural Infection and Climate Change

Now I am terrified at the Earth, it is that calm and patient, It grows such sweet things out of such corruptions, It turns harmless and stainless…
20 April 2009Alex P Watson
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Organic Health Response
Article

Organic Health Response

The OHR is a team comprised of organic farmers, health workers, teachers and international medical and graduate students committed to addressing the…
20 April 2009Alex P Watson
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The Role of Social Innovation in tackling Climate Change
Environment

The Role of Social Innovation in tackling Climate Change

The 2009 SIX TelePresence theme ‘Recovery Through Innovation’ allowed those participating to explore a wide range of global problems and innovat…
7 April 2009
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Social Pioneers
Finance

Social Pioneers

INTRODUCTION: Celebrate the possible Necessity is, of course, the mother of invention – and that’s as true in public services as any other fiel…
26 March 2009Louise Pulford
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Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya
Article

Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya

Flashing prayer-wheel: pieces of a bicycle and concrete, in a place where even Lara Croft couldn’t get to. In Ladakh, a region of the Himalayas, K…
SIX
11 February 2009
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Societal entrepreneurship programme
Article

Societal entrepreneurship programme

This is the programme declaration and information about the programme on societal entrepreneurship at the Knowledge Foundation. How we work, what we…
SIX
9 February 2009
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The Aravind Eye Care Hospital
Article

The Aravind Eye Care Hospital

The Aravind Eye Care Hospital began as a small clinic of just 11 beds in Madurai, Tamil Nadu in 1976. Since its establishment is has treated over 2.…
4 February 2009Louise Pulford
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Small is powerful
Collaboration

Small is powerful

The Basque region is the proposed setting for the world's first 'social Silicon Valley'. Alison Benjamin meets two Spaniards intent on creating a po…
15 January 2009Louise Pulford
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Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities)
Article

Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities)

Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities) It’s better and essential every person or group see results of its o…
28 December 2008davood011
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Consciously Rebuilding
Article

Consciously Rebuilding

Consciously Rebuilding The Consciously Rebuilding organisation was born to respond to the raising needs of the New Orleans community following the…
18 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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Wellbeing: Can we measure it?
Article

Wellbeing: Can we measure it?

The Local Wellbeing Project is a partnership between the Young Foundation, Professor Richard Layard at the Centre for Economic Performance at the…
18 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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