Robin Cook

May 23, 2012
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Community Spirit

It’s a great feeling being inspired by an idea, and those implementing it – especially when it benefits a local community. Having seen a recent British documentary about a new-paradigm grocery store in London, dubbed The People’s Supermarket, it put a smile on this writer’s face to see a quality, […]
May 14, 2012
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Good News: We’re All Connected!

An interesting article recently appeared on the BBC website, detailing a new study that links linguistics and culture with areas rich in biodiversity. In the past, the study of languages and biology were two distinctly separate camps without any evidence to support the claim that ecosystems are tied to human […]
May 8, 2012
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Curing Africa’s Water Scarcity

Recently reported in the news, scientists have discovered massive underground reserves of water throughout the continent of Africa. This initially seems like a fairy tale ‘science find,’ and in some ways it is. And it isn’t just Africa that is looking at a very serious problem in the upcoming years, […]
April 29, 2012
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A New Breed of Givers

Much has been made of the philanthropic pursuits of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in the last few years, and the extent of their financial muscle only highlights the disparity between the ‘haves and have-nots.’ The world is mostly living through intensive economic turmoil right now, but this belies the […]