Mark Zuckerberg announces he will give away 99% of his Facebook shares to charity

December 1, 2015 by  
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In a letter to his newborn daughter, Mark Zuckerberg just announced that he will give away 99% of his Facebook shares to charity (an amount valued at $45 billion) over the course of his lifetime. Zuckeberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, just launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative , whose mission is to “advance human potential and promote equality in areas such as health, education, scientific research, and energy.” The new dad will be taking two months paternity leave as he settles into being a family man, yet his influence over Facebook isn’t over yet. Read the rest of Mark Zuckerberg announces he will give away 99% of his Facebook shares to charity

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The Occupy Everywhere Campaign Cannot Be Ignored

October 12, 2011 by  
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The whole thing started in July as a stunt by Vancouver culture jammers Adbusters, the people who invented Buy Nothing Day . ” Once there, we shall incessantly repeat one simple demand in a plurality of voices….. we demand that Barack Obama ordain a Presidential Commission tasked with ending the influence money has over our representatives in Washington. It’s time for DEMOCRACY NOT CORPORATOCRACY, we’re doomed without it.” But it has taken on a life of its own…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Castoro Cellars: Damn Fine Eco-Friendly Wine

October 12, 2011 by  
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Photos via Castoro Cellars Castoro Cellars , founded by the husband and wife team of Niels and Bimmer Udsen in 1983, is one of Paso Robles’ oldest wineries. What started out as just a few barrels in some rented space has grown into a 25,000-case operation. And it’s all been under one simple mission: dam fine wine!… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Robin Day, Master of British Furniture Design, Dies

November 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: wikipedia Yesterday TreeHugger asked whether the Monobloc was the most famous plastic chair in the world. Now, sadly, the death has been announced of the creator of another very famous plastic chair.

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Pakistani Timber Mafia & Climate Change Caused Much of Summer’s Flooding

October 13, 2010 by  
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photo: DVIDSHUB / Creative Commons Back when 20% of Pakistan was underwater , I wrote about the influence of deforestation on the flooding–deforestation caused in no small part by illegal logging at the hands of the so-called timber mafia , a group with direct ties to the Taliban. Now, t… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: Beet Salad with Apple, Feta and Pine Nuts

October 13, 2010 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter I’m happily working my way through all the beets my mother gave me on Canadian Thanksgiving.

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Foreign Oil Lobbyists Mobilize to Protect Newfound Ability to Influence US Elections

January 28, 2010 by  
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Photo via Cleveland Blog The US Supreme Court decision handed down earlier this week determined that corporations should be treated as individuals–and should face no restrictions on spending to support political candidates.

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UK plans to reintroduce insects into environment: should humans be running interference?

January 26, 2010 by  
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It’s a long-standing debate; just how much of a role should humans be playing when it comes to the environment and their influence on the natural order of things with regards to ecosystems and the animal kingdom.

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Guy Mods Honda Motorbike to Get 214 MPG

January 26, 2010 by  
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Efficiency enthusiast Allert Jacobs converted his brand new Honda motorbike into a streamliner capable of reaching 214 mpg.

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China to Ban Eating Cats and Dogs

January 26, 2010 by  
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Eating dogs and cats–which is an age-old delicacy in China–could soon be against the law. It’s the nation’s first law against such animal abuse.

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