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A question was posted on Minnesota Hypnotist recently that asked what activities a Green Club could do, besides recycling. The responses range from ordinary to creative, and makes for a great list of potential activities for green living. Although all the suggestions are important, it’s only human to have some

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The difference 40 years can make. From humble beginnings in a North London Flat to today when Butterfly Conservation has multiple offices and over 50 staff members. Somewhere along their route in trying to save butterflies, they remembered that fun is often a first step to education. They have 10

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Not only does the Gerald Durrell Foundation do excellent work with wildlife conservation; their website provides some fun while educating people about animals. If you like puzzles, the Foundation’s website has a South American animals word search with wildlife ranging from ants to jaguars. The Bird Game is more for

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Fairfax Water has some fun water conservation information available on their website. They remind us that our bodies are 70% water, and our lungs are 90% water. Thus, people can live only a few days without water. And without water, our planet would look like the moon, Fairfax Water suggests. For

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If anyone wants to develop a ‘free’ coloring book, National Geographic has free downloadable prints on their website. The only costs to you would be time, paper, printing ink, and a staple or other assembly tool. There are lots of stocking stuffers and goods available for sale on the websites of

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Have you ever wondered what kind of animal you are like? The BBC has an online personality quiz that tells you. The link is http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/wild/games/ – my wordpress page is not right today or I would have embedded the link! Their 7 online free games are quite sophisticated and fun.

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Hi Readers, Further to my article on December 9 about Artists for Conservation, their Founder Jeff Whiting will be on Fanny Kiefer’s Studio 4 (Vancouver TV show) tomorrow.  He will be speaking about the mountain gorilla project I wrote about. Cheers, Alison

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Big Cat Rescue is a Tampa, Florida, non profit educational sanctuary that gives wild cats a home after being abused, abandoned, or rescued. They have a diverse population of over 100 residents including 14 of the 35 species of wild cat. This being the Friday File, let’s also point out

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A well known 90 year old painting is being used to guide an expedition to find and paint mountain gorillas in Africa. Stephen C. Quinn, an award-winning artist who works at the American Museum of Natural History, will be retracing Carl Akeley’s footsteps into the wilds of Rwanda and the

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Spotting animals in the wild is not always easy due to camouflage and other hiding techniques. The San Diego Zoo shows this wonderfully well in their online game Where’s the Animal? Landscapes that don’t seem to have any living creatures are displayed, and you move your computer cursor around them till

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A winner has been selected for the WWF Canada tiger adoption kit that was the prize for our contest that ended yesterday. Congratulations to Kyle Empringham of Aurora, Ontario.  We have emailed Kyle who will hopefully contact us within the next 24 hours. Certified Financial Planner Corry L. Staff randomly selected

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Hey readers, today’s the last day to enter the draw for a World Wildlife Fund Canada tiger adoption kit. Here’s the scoop: World Wildlife Fund Canada is working with other WWF branches and other conservation organizations to try to save the world’s remaining tigers. To symbolize their work, WWF Canada

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If you want to see some magnificent animal photographs by a master and award winner, check out Wildlife by David Smith. Also have a browse through Wildlife Photography. Clicking on More at the end of this article will lead you to a page with the links on it.  For some

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World Wildlife Fund Canada is working with other WWF branches and other conservation organizations to try to save the world’s remaining tigers.  To symbolize their work, WWF Canada has joined with VoicesForOurPlanet.com to offer a WWF Canada tiger adoption kit to one lucky reader of this blog. The lucky winner

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Rainforest Alliance has what is probably one of the most creative ways of introducing conservation information out there. The Alliance invites you to visit their conservation TreeHouse and explore the wonders of the rainforest. Clicking on their invitation takes you right into the treehouse, from where you can meet kids who live

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