Archive for January, 2012

EUROPA – Against dangerous organisms

European Commission – Plant health: EU steps up assistance to help fight dangerous organisms. In November 2011 the European Union earmarked 19 million euros to co-finance programmes in seven Member States aiming to combat organisms harmful to plants and to prevent them from spreading further in the Union and thus from having sever consequences on the […]

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Europe’s health and food safety

“Europe’s pesticide and food safety regulators – Who do they work for?” Claire Robinson asked this question based on report published by Earth Open Source in April 2011: “The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is charged with giving scientific advice to the regulators of pesticides, genetically modified (GM) foods, and food contaminants and additives, in […]

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On the eve of Holocaust: Slovenia

Reuters/STA (Celje, Slovenia) reported on thematic events on the eve of Holocaust remembrance in Slovenia. The National Museum of Contemporary History has marked 27th of January – the day when the world remembers the victims of the Holocaust – by the presentation of the first comprehensive work about the Jewish community in Slovenia in the […]

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2012 Annual Letter From Bill Gates

Read Bill Gates’ 2012 Annual Letter update on the Gates Foundation’s work in health, poverty, and education. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: “Nous sommes en mesure d’aider les cultivateurs les plus pauvres à augmenter durablement leur productivité, afin qu’ils puissent se nourrir et nourrir leurs familles. Mais cela ne sera possible que si nous mettons l’accent sur l’innovation dans le monde agricole.” “Pomagajmo najbolj revnim […]

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Razlogi

Originally posted on knapco:
Portuguese Times: Križarske vojne Johna Crisóstoma, butlerja aktivista iz New Yorka, 5. del V lanskem letu (2009), ki je obeležilo 70 letnico nastanka zapisov, je Crisóstomo organiziral razstavo matičnih knjig s konzulata v Bordeauxu, in sicer v Muzeju judovske dediščine v New Yorku.  Letošnja razstava (2010) Centra spomina na holokavst in strpnost…

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Piškotki

V božično-novoletnem času vse prekipeva od dobrot, med katerimi so nam običajno najljubši domači keksi. Pravzaprav jih pri nas doma nismo nikoli imenovali drugače kot piškoti. Mame, babice in tete si zlahka predstavljam po vonju peciva, ki so ga pekle: vsaka je imela kakšnega značilnega zanjo. Piškoti so krasna stvar za domačo rabo ali kot […]

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Mreženje

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. Winston Churchill Splet je res postal globalna vas, saj se vse marnje in čenče, ki jih kdorkoli zapiše vanj, ohranijo, nekam stečejo in za neznan namen povežejo. Na tej vasi je nešteto neznancev in končna množica znancev. Prijateljev v tradicionalnem smislu na […]

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Novoletno

Čeprav se vsi zavedamo, da v naravi, katere del smo, vse kroži, si tega ne želimo priznati in vztrajno iščemo nove začetke. Vsako Novo leto sklepamo nove zaobljube in najavimo, kaj bomo po Novem letu spremenili. Pa v resnici večina sklepov izzveni še v januarju in življenje se vrne na stari tir. Ali zaradi tega […]

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