04 May '11, 1pm

Twelve Social Change Visionaries Are Honored by the Ford Foundation: /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - From Technology t...

For centuries, traditional peoples have inhabited the forests of the Brazilian Amazon, preserving the forest through their wise stewardship. Despite this history, they have been denied their rights to their lands and livelihoods. In the 1980s, anthropologist Alfredo Wagner Berno de Almeida launched the region's first mapping project challenging official maps by making visible for the first time the claims of traditional communities over the millions of acres of their Amazonian homelands. Wagner's groundbreaking initiative became the model for the New Social Cartography Project of the Amazon, enabling communities to make use of the latest technologies to bolster their rights over their own territories and resources.

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/32153-Twelve-Social...

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Rihanna Honored For Charity Work Against Childhood Leukemia

Rihanna Honored For Charity Work Against Childh...

ecorazzi.com 02 May '11, 5pm

Her hair might be red these days, but Rihanna ‘s commitment to eradicating leukemia is true blue. The “Umbrella” singer wa...