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Mar 03 2009

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Willamette World News Blog

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Hi everyone,
I just want to draw your attention on our World News Blog which is a good way for you to become aware of what is going on in the world and especially in France.
New entries are published twice a month about different current topics and we are trying to make them as much as attractive as we can by adding pictures and short videos clips.
I hope you get the chance to check this out and let me know what you think.
Plus, I you feel like joining the World News community and have things to share, new contributors are more than welcome.
Have a nice day!
Here is the link to the blog : http://blog.willamette.edu/centers/llc/worldnews/ and this one is for the French section : http://blog.willamette.edu/centers/llc/worldnews/france/

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Mar 03 2009

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Sustainability in France

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There are many things that can be said about sustainability. Over the past few years, I think people in France have become more and more aware of the problems generated by the negative impact of non-recyclable items which jeopardize sustainable development. I think this feeling is shared in many countries in Europe. People get involved in many ways, from recycling sorting (which is the rule in almost every French city and village) to composting. In addition to that, in order to face the rise of price of gas, many people are more eager to carpool and environmental protection is now a central point in political debates.

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