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Part 4: Farmers’ dilemma at field in Sri Mukhtsar Sahib.

Sri Mukhtsar Sahib

21 March 2013

Going on to the fields, an essence of greenery went through the mind. The lush green fields give a great sense security regarding food and happiness. One can say that Mukhtsar is like an island in the sea of green fields around.  Nearly the whole city depends upon the production from the farm directly or indirectly as at least one member of the family is associated with the field.” If the production is good the city celebrates, whereas if the production is the other way round the city goes into darkness” tells a local of Mukhtsar. Continue reading ‘Part 4: Farmers’ dilemma at field in Sri Mukhtsar Sahib.’ »

Becoming an Eco-Sikh !!

 

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UNITED SIKHS  in collaboration with EcoSikh is planning to outreach all their members and sangat about Sikh Environment Day.

Becoming an Eco-Sikh !!

15th March 2013, Fremont California:

Environmentalism and Sikhism are commonly looked upon as two completely separate theologies. It is only when we look closely at the Gurbani, we can see how important our environment is to basic Sikh spirituality. Continue reading ‘Becoming an Eco-Sikh !!’ »

Due by June 4 – Youth Delegation Application to COP16, Cancun

Applications are now available for SustainUS Agents of Change delegation to to the UNFCCC COP16 and COP/MOP6 negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, November 29-December 10.

Applicants must be 18-26 years old at the start of the negotiations, and must be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or have been studying or working in the United States for at least six months at the time of application.

Selected applicants will join a diverse delegation of youth, including those both familiar with and new to the youth climate movement; from across the United States and beyond; including young scientists and engineers, policy specialists, grassroots activists, media and communications specialists; students, young professionals, and community
volunteers; and more. We have limited, need-based scholarship money for youth from climate change-impacted communities (requires separate application, see link below).

Full delegation details and application materials are available at
http://www.sustainus.org/COP16

Applications are due by 5 p.m. EDT on June 4th 2010 to agents@sustainus.org
<mailto:agents@sustainus.org>

** Please help to ensure that all eligible youth have the opportunity to  apply by forwarding this announcement where appropriate **

For more Info mail Kyle Gracey kylegracey@sustainus.org