Philanthropy

Donate Your Unused Computer Power to Science

Publication: MSN Tech & Gadgets   Date: May 24, 2007   View Article

Chances are you’re reading this article on a computer. And unless you’re constantly designing spaceships and listening to one of a million songs squirreled away on your hard drive, you’ve got some data-crunching and storage capacity to spare. Why not donate it to scientific research by participating in a volunteer computing project?

Tsunami Raved Communities Focus on Sustainable Recovery

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: December 22, 2005   View Article

A year since the December 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami, aid groups are shifting their focus from immediate relief efforts to helping locals build self-sustaining communities that are better prepared for future disasters.

The effort is a delicate balancing act between helping people meet their day-to-day needs and restoring and protecting the ecosystems required to sustain communities for decades to come.

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