Christmas Tree, ‘to be real or not to be’ – that is the question?

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, ideally an evergreen conifer such as pine or fir, traditionally associated with the celebration of Christmas. An artificial Christmas tree is an object made to resemble such a tree, usually made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The tree was traditionally decorated with edibles such as nuts or dates. In the 18th century, it began to be illuminated by [candle]s, which with electrification could also be replaced by Christmas lights … [Read more...]

Rachel Carson – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman, a pioneering soul that cared so much about the world around her, she devoted her life to marine science.   Her pioneering and persistent work lead her to become one of our world's leading women educating our globe on the key importance of the role of women in environmental grassroots movements, remembered as one of the most influential women in modern America.   Celebrating the birth of modern … [Read more...]

Indigenous Peoples 2015 development agenda – Week 3

Warm Greetings to Indigenous Peoples, You are invited to join the 3rd and final week of dialogue with Indigenous Peoples addressing “Indigenous Peoples and inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda.” This final week, December 10th–14th will focus on the importance of culture as an integral component of sustainable development as well as Indigenous Peoples’ rights including Free Prior and Informed Consent. The discussion is taking place online here: … [Read more...]

International Day for Disaster Reduction, Women & Girls: [in]Visible Force of Resilience

On 13 October, the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) will be an occasion to pay tribute to millions of girls and women around the world who are on the frontline making their communities and societies resilient to the impacts of disasters and the effects of climate change. Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, IDDR 2012 draws attention to the fact that their efforts to protect and rebuild their communities before, and after, disasters are … [Read more...]

The Lancet and Women Deliver – Call for Papers {Dec 14 deadline}

The Lancet and Women Deliver announce Call for Papers 06 SEPTEMBER 2012 - In light of the upcoming conference in 2013, Women Deliver and The Lancet have issued a call for submissions from research groups working on reproductive, maternal, and newborn health globally. Submissions should address the themes of the upcoming conference: investment in women, meeting women’s need for contraception, and the new architecture for the development goals and the effect on reproductive … [Read more...]

Lymphoma Prevention: Exercise & Physical Activity

Having looked at lymphoma prevention from the perspective of environmental exposures and diet and nutrition, I'll now look towards prevention from the perspective of exercise and physical activity. Exercise and Activity It requires asserting that you can not prevent something from happening if you don't know what causes it to happen—which defines the mystery of cancer generally and lymphoma specifically—so we must extrapolate broad cancer prevention recommendations and presume that they … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Jackie Paulson

A Celebration of Women is honored to Celebrate the Life of this Amazing Woman that has "Seen the Light" and has decided to devote her Life to sharing this experience with others; so to help in the Healing and in the search for One Purpose in Life, and she is now available to the Women of our World... WOMAN of ACTION Jackie Paulson Jackie Paulson is a qualified Paralegal and holds a two year degree from Kaplan University in Chicago, Illinois as a … [Read more...]

NIGERIA: Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Nigeria Sofoluwe, Abayomi Olumade Ph.D, Dept. of Educational Management University of Ilorin, Nigeria E-mail: aosofoluwe@yahoo.com or aosofoluwe@unilorin.edu.ng Abstract The main purpose of this paper is to examine climate change and sustainable development in Nigeria. This was necessary because, Nigerians are increasingly being confronted with number of challenges which demand urgent attention. These challenges tend to be … [Read more...]

Queen Rania supports Education for All Children! – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is pleased to Celebrate the Life in this tribute to an Amazing Woman, "As you educate a woman, you educate the family. If you educate the girls, you educate the future." ~ Queen Rania ....a Tribute of Celebration to an Amazing Woman's LIFE! WOMAN of ACTION™ Queen Rania of Jordan ...launching Global Education Campaign, April 2010 The Queen of Jordan was in Washington, DC to help launch “The Big Read” as … [Read more...]

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