Archive for August, 2010


People Power – Sacred Mountain Saved

This is what makes environmental campaigning all worthwhile – the planned mining on the sacred Indian Mountain the tribal land of the Dongria Kondh has been stopped, afte four years of protests by locals and environmental organisations. Controversial plans to develop a bauxite mine on sacred tribal land in India have been cancelled by India’s […]

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On the Edge of the Ice –
Lewis Pugh’s Mind-Shifting Everest Swim

Lewis Gordon Pugh is probably best known for becoming the first person to undertake a long distance swim across the Geographic North Pole in 2007 and has come to be known as “the Human Polar Bear”. He studied law at the University of Cape Town and Cambridge University and then worked as a maritime lawyer […]

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