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A Brief Guide to Ramadan 2017 in Sweden and Abroad

by Elizabeth Gray In Sweden, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began at sunset on Friday May 26th and will end approximately on June 24th. Ramadan lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on the moon cycle. Ramadan is based on the lunar calendar, and according to many Islamic traditions, it begins when the new moon is visible. It is possible to calculate the birth of a new moon; however, certain factors such cloudiness and atmospheric conditions can interfere with visibility.   The holiday only begins once the moon is seen. During…

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Europe’s Greenest Cities: Vaxjo and Uppsala?

What makes a city green? That’s what we explore in today’s show. We take both the NGO and the Municipal approach to greenness and sustainability and explore the sucesses and challenges to both cities reaching their aspirations. This show is in both Swedish and English. Check it out here:

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CeMuse Radio: What can small movements achieve in light of big political challenges?

In light of Trump’s recent deep cuts to the EPA and climate change legislation in the US, we ask ourselves: What can small movements achieve in light of big political challenges? Join our hosts, and special guest Connor, in discovering how big movements come from small beginnings, how the Sustainable Development goals provide a roadmap on a global and even local scale, and find out what the group “Gröna Grannar” are planning to bring the SDGs to the Valborg celebrations! Follow Gröna Grannar on Facebook: Learn more about the Sustainable…

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