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Tweet On the anniversary of the Haiti earthquake which devastated tens of thousands of lives, there is still much to do to help the recovering country.  Cholera outbreaks remain common, violence spreads through the tent cities and people are still struggling to return to jobs, schools and a semblance of normal life.  Housing remains a [...]

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Tweet While we talk a great deal of water and tree conservation, we sometimes forget that land itself is a precious resource.  Unfortunately it is one that is disappearing under the stress of overpopulation and irresponsible farming practices.  While we are not necessarily losing square footage, we are losing the rich, fertile topsoil, and in [...]

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Tweet On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude devastated the island nation of Haiti.  The powerful quake collapsed over 250,000 residences, leaving roughly 1 million people homeless.  The world itself shook with the impact of the relief effort.  International aid agencies and private citizens responded with an outpouring of donations.  The focus of the relief [...]

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