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Freedom Gardens of the World, 38°

Pasadena, United States

Updated in June 2008

Freedom Gardens of the World is the latest initiative of the now seven year journey taken by the pioneers at Path to Freedom. Based on their years of experience of growing and eating their own food from their ordinary urban residential lot, the Dervaes family is challenging others around the ...

Project about Agriculture & Food

Ocean Conservation Research, 38°

Lagunitas, United States

Updated in August 2012

We know now that the Sea is anything but silent. Given that sunlight does not penetrate more than a few hundred feet below the surface, and at any time more than half of the world oceans are under the dark veil of night, the ocean is actually an acoustic realm ...

Project about Coal & Oil, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

Local Farm Link, 37°

Black Creek, Canada

Updated in May 2008

By improving the convenience of finding locally grown foods we will reduce the amount of carbon emissions required by the monster food machine. This dynamic, farmer-driven website, allows shoppers to find locally grown foods as easily as looking through a grocery store flier. In many regions the small farms have ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Consumerism, Education

Planetary Population Partnership, 36°

Bath, United Kingdom

Updated in January 2008

This is a project run by Our Future Planet, bringing together nations, states, provinces and areas with sustainable populations so that they might recognise and communicate their ideals, experiences and goals. Once united these PPP members will be able to present a sustainable model to the rest of the world ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, War, Weather

Vetiver System Global Project, 35°

Tropical and subtropical counties, India

Updated in January 2008

This is a 20 year old project that is ongoing. It relates to the use of Vetiver grass, Chrysopogon zizanioides, for a wide range of applications that can impact on the very positively on the environment and climate. The Vetiver Network International helps generate Vetiver Systems technology, disseminates information, and ...

Project about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration

Carpool New Zealand, 35°

Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in March 2011

The Carpool NZ website is a simple system designed to help people connect in order to share rides.

Project about Transport

Save the Atlantic Forest, 35°

Brazil

Updated in March 2009

I'm raising money to help SALVEASERRA keep doing their great work restoring the Atlantic Forest in Brazil. They educate farmers to restore Rainforest in Brazil with sustainable forest farming. The farmers learn to preserve and recover the environment, water and wildlife, all of which results in enhanced rural earnings ...

Project about Climate Change, Deforestation, Environment & Wildlife, Logging

One Million Gardens, 35°

All Over the Place, United States

Updated in March 2009

As you know, as the economic challenges continue to grow, more and more Americans are considering getting involved in local food production. As a way to help to accelerate this trend, we have started a very simple campaign called "One Million Gardens" (http://onemilliongardens.ning.com) who's goal is ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Food, Organic, Permaculture, Transition Towns

Lesabe primary mini farm , 35°

Wattville Benoni, South Africa

Updated in March 2012

This is a school where the children are fed breakfast and lunch. so we planted fruit trees so I could teach them to make jams for the bread in the morning, and we planted an array of vegetables to make sure they are eating a nutritious lunch. The latest addition ...

Project about Agriculture & Food

Join Transition Towns Social Networking site, 34°

New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

Transition Towns are starting in over 50 towns in NZ. Groups are addressing the twin challenges of peak oil and climate change and are finding they have collective genius beyond their imagination. Food and energy resilience are often the focus but actually when oil peaks and is no longer cheap ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Recycling, Water, Weather

Leadership Rewired, 34°

Online, Australia

Updated in May 2011

The Centre for sustainability Leadership is delighted to announce the launch of its online learning and community platform Leadership Rewired! Born from the Centre for Sustainability Leadership’s desire to make its unique approach to leadership available to the rest of the world. The Centre for Sustainability Leadership (CSL) is ...

Project about Education, Lifestyle & Behavior

Bajo en Carbono, 33°

Mexico

Updated in July 2009

Bajo en Carbono is a private company. We support the discussions around global climate policy, the evolution of the Kyoto regime and post-Kyoto. Among other things, we aim to understand how companies and institutions introduce the variable climate and carbon management to create and develop value through very different strategies ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Nuclear

Green Consultant Program, 32°

Nationwide, United States

Updated in June 2010

Become a Green Revolution certified Green Consultant free of charge and use this training to help green your community one home at a time. Join Green Revolution and get the tools to reduce energy and water usage at home between 30-50% by becoming more efficient.

Project about Clean Technologies, Energy Saving, Smart Growth

Eco-friendly take-out at Restaurants, 32°

Orlando, Fl, United States

Updated in October 2009

I am working on putting together a thorough business proposal to send to restaurants in an effort to get them to switch to compostable, renewable, and/or materials made from recycled content. At this beginning stage, I am focusing on just the take-out containers. I feel it is the one ...

Project about Food, Industry & Business, Recycling

Helping Earthquake Victims in Peru While Saving the Environment, 31°

Punta del Este, Uruguay

Updated in December 2007

In India in October, I was at an International Round Square Conference, (Youth at schools worldwide who want to make a difference) where I made friends with some of the Peruvians from Markham College in Lima. They are involved with service projects to help those left destitute and education-less by ...

Project about Recycling

TripShare, 31°

New Zealand

Updated in June 2008

TripShare is an online service which connects drivers and passengers. Registering on TripShare is free and allows you to search trips and contact the lister to organise your travel plans. Use TripShare's search functions to sort trips by travel date, start and end locations and, when you've traveled ...

Project about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Consumerism, Energy Saving

ONE MILLION GOOD STOVES MISSION, 31°

India, Developing World, India

Updated in May 2010

GEO has developed 40 good stoves - biomass as fuel http//www.goodstove.com ranging from 15% to 40% efficiency. India requires 120 million good stoves. The whole world requires at least a total of 500 million Good Stoves. GEO has declared all its stove designs as Open Knowledge http://www ...

Project about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Deforestation, Emissions, Energy Saving, Health

Plastic Pollution Coalition Membership , 31°

Berkeley, CA, United States

Updated in June 2011

Disposable plastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution. Plastic bags, straws, bottles, utensils, lids, cups and so many others offer a small convenience but remain forever. REFUSE disposable plastics! Follow the “4 Rs” of sustainable living: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Become a Member or Renew Your Membership: http://plasticpollutioncoalition ...

Project about Health, Pollution

Switching to Compact Flourescent Lighting, 30°

Bellevue Washington, United States

Updated in June 2008

Replacing your lights with compact fluorescent bulbs is on the very top of every environmental to do list these days. And no wonder. By chance, I am the proud owner of a single CFL, and in my energy audit discovered that it runs using 11%-20% the power of my ...

Project about Energy Saving

Carbon Reduction Action Groups, 30°

Frederick, United States

Updated in January 2008

Carbon Reduction Action Groups (CRAGs) are viral groups whose members commit to voluntary caps of carbon emissions from personal energy use. The average household can save over $1000 per year just by reducing energy use 10%. CRAGs help their members to learn about ways to save energy, save money, and ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Consumerism

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