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UNCCD Announces Three Winners for First Land for Life Award

Top sustainable land management prize totaling 100,000 USD goes to community organizations in Haiti, Turkey and Uganda
Press Release

(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - June 18, 2012 - The UNCCD has announced three winners for its first Land for Life Award, shining a spotlight on organizations that show tangible evidence combating land degradation.

The winners were announced by Miss Universe Leila Lopes from Angola at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, known as Rio+20, in the Rio Conventions Pavilion. The announcement also marked the global observance of the World Day to Combat Desertification on 17 June. The winners will share a prize fund of 100,000 USD.

Film screening at World Centric: DIRT! the Movie

Sponsored by: World Centric, Common Ground, Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative, Silicon Valley Action Network and Transition Palo Alto
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Tuesday, November 30th at 7-9 PM

 
Free and open to the public.  Featured Film:  DIRT! the Movie, narrated by Jaime Lee Curtis, brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impacts of soil. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to harness the beauty and power of a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship with soil.
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Sponsored by: World Centric, Common Ground, Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative, Silicon Valley Action Network, Films of Vision and Hope, and Transition Palo Alto
Press Release

Tuesday, November 30th at 7-9 PM

 
Free and open to the public.  Featured Film:  DIRT! the Movie, narrated by Jaime Lee Curtis, brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impacts of soil. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to harness the beauty and power of a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship with soil.
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Sponsored by: World Centric, Common Ground, Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative, Silicon Valley Action Network, Films of Vision and Hope, and Transition Palo Alto

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