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Lazy winter weekend

Photo: Auli Kilpeläinen

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Climate change deniers are sissy compared to Stephen Colbert!

Be cool!Sometimes it can be quite irritating to listen to the constant nagging of those fabulous global warming deniers. They keep on repeating their same old nice and wise arguments again and again. But now we have something even more nagging. Climate debate to end all climate debates! Stephen Colbert vs. Stephen Colbert co-starring Al Gore:

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Bike, bus or walk, it’s Mobility week

Nordic walkingThe most widespread event on sustainable mobility, the European Mobility Week (from 16 to 22 September 2009) concentrates this year on climate issues.
The 2009 campaign theme “Improving City Climates”  underlines the importance of local level efforts to tackle climate change and improve quality of life through the promotion of alternative transport modes to the car […]

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UEFA kicks fair trade footballs out

Ball and Chain - Soccer and Child LabourSASK Finland reports that the Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, will not allow a stand displaying fair trade footballs to be brought into its ‘partner display areas’ during the final tournament of the Women’s Euro 2009 championship.
UEFA decision was an unpleasant surprise for the Finnish NGO organisations. The Fair Play – Equal Rules campaign […]

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Happy holidays!

Summer Holidays Man and a Saimaa Seal

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