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  • Experience of the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment in using the Earth Charter

    Experiencias del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente de Brasil en la utilización de la Carta de la Tierra [PDF, 64KB] January 2007 -- Over the last four years, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment has disseminated…

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  • German GLS Bank supports the Earth Charter

    In late November, Michael Slaby, Inter-faith Coordinator of Earth Charter International, and Anja Becker, new Executive Director and Earth Charter Coordinator at Ecumenical One World Initiative, met with CEO Thomas Jorberg and Board Member Gerhard…

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  • Singing for the Charter

    Singer/songwriter Joyce Johnson Rouse is alerting audiences to the Earth Charter, and teaching about environmental ethics, by touring and performing at conferences, colleges, churches, and environmental centers.   Her style includes Dixieland, jazz, calypso, and…

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  • EarthCAT: A Tool for Communities to Implement the Earth Charter

      [Originally posted August 2006 ... republished Feb 2007] The Earth Charter Partnership for Sustainable Communities (ECPSC) has launched the Earth Charter Community Action Tool, which can be used to develop and implement community sustainability…

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  • Australia: Environmental Regulators, Managers Learn About Earth Charter

    When John Goldsmith, a natural resources professional based in Perth, Australia, realized that few of his colleagues knew about the Earth Charter, he decided to introduce it at an annual gathering that brought his whole…

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  • The Earth Charter in Pidgin

    We received many wonderful cards and notes over the New Year. For example, ECI Advisor Peter Blaze Corcoran sent this note from Fiji, where he is currently working:   "We have hopes and a project…

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  • Christian Brother Encourages Adoption, Teaching of Earth Charter – Australia

    Australian Christian Brother Moy Hitchen tells the Catholic News Service that he encourages adoption and teaching of the principles of the Earth Charter by the Christian Brothers, because it offers "guidelines for stewardship of the…

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  • Moacir Gadotti Shows the Way Forward on ESD at UN Conference

    The Earth Charter was a part of the International Workshop on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, held in Bonn, Germany, on the 28th and 29th of November, 2006.   Moacir Gadotti, the…

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  • City of Munich endorses the Earth Charter

    By unanimous vote, the Munich City Council officially endorsed the Earth Charter on Oct. 25, 2006, acting on a petition filed by the Ecological Democratic Party. Joachim Schwanck, spokesperson of the Department of Health and…

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  • Earth Charter inspires hope and action at Fourth Congress of the Valencian School Federation

    The Fourth Congress of the Escola Valenciana Federation took place in Valencia from December 5-8, 2006, on the theme of "The Valencian School and a Sustainable Society." Participants sought to share experiences and pedagogical strategies…

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