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WiserEarth.org: The Social Network for Sustainability

WiserEarth.org: The Social Network for Sustainability

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Room Escape Maker - Create Escape The Room Games For Free Basic information ROOM ESCAPE MAKER is a free online application to create Escape The Room games. Build challenging casual point and click games with puzzles, hidden objects, safes with combination locks, and much more. Official, IGO & NGO Resources - Development Studies - Guides at Emory University - Main Library (Woodruff) Directories/Lists Directory of Development Organizations lists almost 54,000 organizations involved in development. For easier referencing, the directory has been divided into 6 geographical sections: Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. Provides brief information on each organization including a link to a website if available. For each of the regions contacts have been annotated by the following 9 categories: (1) international organizations; (2) government institutions; (3) private sector support organizations (including fairtrade); (4) finance institutions; (5) training and research centres; (6) civil society organizations; (7) development consulting firms (including references to job opportunities and vacancy announcements); (8) information providers (development newsletters/journals); and, (9) grantmakers. Some Other Guides to Development Related Agencies:

The World According to Monsanto (2008) There's nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it – it's strategic. It's more powerful than bombs.

BlooSee BlooSee is a web- and mobile-based social mapping platform for ocean recreation and conservation. The platform is designed to host a combination of crowdsourced and institutional media, forecasts, charts, and location based points of interest, safety, navigation, conservation, and cruising routes. BlooSee is owned by BlooSee, Inc. a Silicon Valley Startup company[1] originally founded in 2010 by internet entrepreneurs Pedro Valdeolmillos (originator of the idea) and Marc Puig.

Create your own Interactive Fiction What is Interactive Fiction? Interactive Fiction (formerly referred to as Text Adventures) are a cross between reading a book and playing a game, where you control the main character. Rather than reading the story from start to finish, you interact with everything by typing commands at a prompt, discovering things as you go along. Well written games give you, the player, the impression that anything you type is understood by giving a sensible and meaningful response.

Aid Workers Network This page focuses on where to find in-depth information (web sites, books, journal articles and other publications) on shelter options during a crisis situation. This page was authored by a volunteer from the AWN community. Updates and new pages are welcomed! On this page: Transitional settlement for displaced populationsSphere standards on shelter UNHCR Handbook for EmergenciesEngineering in Emergencies ODI Good Practice Review 6 UN Guidelines for 'Shelter after Disaster'USAID Field Operations GuidePlastic Sheeting - use and procurementFamily Tents - a Guide Transitional Settlement for Displaced Populations

List of social networking websites This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see Comparison of online dating websites). For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites. This list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites. The Alexa website rankings are from various time periods. See also by @fourtonfish What is DETECTIVE? DETECTIVE is a "chat game" where the player gets randomly paired with either another player or an automated chat bot, powered by BOT Libre (ROBOT). You will also be randomly assigned a role of either a DETECTIVE or an IMPOSTOR. Development Studies Journal Ranking Table The following represents a first attempt at a “league table” for development studies journals. Basis - Selection was on the basis of development studies journals that appear in various other tables or lists. However, development economics journals (inc.

The Conversation Prism v4.0 What’s different from 3.0 ? Well, version 4.0 brings about some of the most significant changes since the beginning. In this round, we moved away from the flower-like motif to simplify and focus the landscape.

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