Heroes

Most Inspiring People of the Year 2006

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Movie: Scared Sacred

Scared Sacred

“Visiting the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, filmmaker Velcrow Ripper asks
if it’s possible to find hope in the darkest moments of human history. He
travels to the minefields of Cambodia; war-torn Afghanistan; the toxic
wasteland of Bhopal; post-9/11 New York; Bosnia; Hiroshima, Israel and
Palestine. In each place, he unearths unforgettable stories of survival,
ritual, and recovery.”

News: Large Part of Amazon Saved From Logging

Brazil protects great swath of Amazon

“A swath of Amazon rain forest the size of Alabama was placed under
government protection. Known as the Guayana Shield, the 57,915-
square-mile area contains more than 25 percent of the world’s remaining
humid tropical forests and the largest remaining unpolluted fresh water
reserves in the American tropics.”

Please note that this link is to a different source of the same AP article originally linked to by Rob.