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Pharrell Williams presents RAW for the Oceans-Pharrell, G-Star Raw Create Denim Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic Raw for the Oceans – Ecouterre

Something The Entire World Should See – Most Of Us Are Simply Unaware

Lizalongnotforreuse-"I am Adam Lanza's mother"-Great article sheds some light on the mental health issue

Mike Graston's Colour Cartoon For Saturday, December 15, 2012-It breaks my heart, that this season when families take the time to share the joy and the love that they bring to each other, this time of year, meant to be filled with memories to be cherished for a lifetime; must, instead, be a time of sorrow and loss for so many who no longer have their loved ones to hold on to...only their memories.

In 1960 Joe Kittinger jumped from an altitude of 31,200m (102,800ft) setting several records, some of which remain unbroken! (Update : Felix Baumgartner, with the help of Red Bull and guidance from Joe himself, has now broken some of these records - however Joe still holds the record for longest freefall)

Aurora in my prayers

CNN Freedom Project-Ending modern-day slavery-chocolate's child slaves

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100 SLICK SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS PRODUCTS

100 Slick Socially Conscious Products

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Space Shuttles Enterprise (left) and Discovery nose to nose at Smithsonian Annex.

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. Check out Sevenly.org to learn more! svnly.org/PinLink #quotes #dogood #sevenly #love, #hammocking, #kids, #impact, #change

If you're looking for some truly unique and historically inspired fasion look no further than Forestbound. Their hand crafted, one-of-a-kind totes include re-purposed WWII military duffel bags inspired by the designer's flea market finds. Read the article at www.getmilkshake.... for more info! #hammocking, #reuse, #vintage

Yellow Leaf Hammocks-According to the company’s website, Yellow Leaf Hammocks has 4 main objectives: create a sustainable micro-economy, prevent environmental degradation, enhance quality of life and support culture preservation and autonomy.

30 H2O-Supporting Social Enterprises Commemorating World Water Day 2012 with Innovation

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An estimated 10% to 20% of Mauritania’s 3.4 million people are enslaved — in “real slavery,” according to the United Nations’ special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, Gulnara Shahinian.

KONY 2012: Is the Viral Campaign a Scam? Or is Kony still the issue?

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Algo diferente sobre la portada de la revista TIME esta semana? “Yo Decido”

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Tie-dye scarf, Cambodia $28. These scarves are made of a unique type of silk found in Cambodia and tie-dyed by hand. Your purchase provides land mine victims, people with disabilities and trafficked women with an opportunity to earn an income while gaining access to literacy, education and healthcare. Global Goods Partners sells fair trade products to empower women-led producer groups. It's a non-profit dedicated to empowering women, alleviating poverty, and promoting social justice. It partners with community based organizations in marginalized regions of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East, and creates access to the U.S. market for partners’ handcrafted products. Global Goods Partners also provides technical assistance to build sustainable livelihoods.

Founded in 2008 by Francine LeFrak Aims to be a part of the global movement lifting women out of poverty by giving them the tools to become entrepreneurs and lead self sustaining lives. Fair-trade and “Trade-not-aid” initiative uses jewelry to effect change for women in Rwanda.

Sheds light on social issues-where do the things we use or eat come from and what is sacrificed to get them to us.

Navy Seals in action

Time Magazine article about introverted Personalities and their role