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West Central Wisconsin, United States
Updated in November 2008
In December of 2006 my husband and I purchased an old homestead built in the 1930's. As DIYers our goal is to up-date the old house and make it as energy efficient as possible using environmentally-friendly construction and renovation techniques. We are working on natural farming (permaculture) techniques to ...
Updated in February 2010
The project is a promoter and supplier of Vetiver grass (see www.vetiver.com for more details of this plant)in Senegal, West Africa. Vetiver is a very effective way of sequestering carbon emissions and countering the effects and impact of global climate change which is currently having a devastating ...
Opotiki, New Zealand
Updated in April 2012
The eco benefits of forming fish growing reefs close to boat launching areas are many: Fishermen use significantly less petrol getting to where fish are. Simpler near shore fishing boats can be used. The fishing is action packed, fun and produces a great diversity of species. Smaller catches can be ...
A X PRIZE Foundation project in Santa Monica, United States
Updated in September 2008
The X PRIZE Foundation is hosting a competition on YouTube to find out what the next X PRIZE in the Energy and Environment sector is going to be. We're looking for crazy green idea that can become a breakthrough, and we're willing to pay $25,000 to the ...
Premium project about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Deforestation, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Global Dimming, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Solar
Marlborough, New Zealand
Updated in April 2008
Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park is an isolated peninsula in the Marlborough Sounds. Originally a large sheep station the property is now dedicated to “the business of saving our environment”. Ron Marriott of Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park says, “We have two goals – the first is to work with landowners to encourage ...
Chicago, IL, United States
Updated in August 2009
Translucent Advertising distributes 100% compostable t-shirt bags to all “brick and mortar” locations (i.e., retail, grocery stores, gas stations, etc) within select networks at no cost for daily usage by store customers, removing the need for store owners to purchase environmentally hazardous plastic bags instead. All of our 100 ...
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Food, Genetic Modification, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Logging, Media, Nuclear, Organic, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Smart Growth, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, War, Water, Weather
Global, New Zealand
Updated in March 2010
How You Can Make a Positive Difference by Choosing WHAT You Eat Causing global change one meal at a time... What we eat "locally" makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so its the perfect place to start climate changing action. Maybe leadership begins ...
Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water
(a good idea here, is a good idea anywhere), New Zealand
Updated in July 2009
We have been trying to drum up support for the concept of carbon neutral supermarket sections. This would then give organisations a market imperative to measure, offset and reduce their carbon emissions. It is part of a bigger picture of in regards to a concept of carbon accounting that we ...
Updated in October 2010
CREATE! is implementing its initial country program in Senegal, West Africa. Senegal is not only representative of many Sub-Saharan African countries hardest hit by the increasingly disastrous effects of global climate change, but represents one of the most daunting challenges to respond to it, especially as it affects the rural ...
Updated in July 2008
("中外对话"...从巴厘通往哥本哈根之路) Even as we speak, a new global agreement on climate change is being formulated. At a critical UN climate conference in December 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark, we will see the results. The road to Copenhagen, however, will be a difficult one to tread. Humanity faces an array of ...
Internet, United Kingdom
Updated in January 2010
Let’s play a bit and pretend you’re the “Planet Creator”. You’ve got the responsibility to create a planet, from scratch…and it happens that this planet: it’s ours, it’s Earth. Easy or not Easy, that’s not the question….but these are the fundamental ones ...
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Logging, Nuclear, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, Water, Weather
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
Updated in June 2008
Appalachian Offsets is a voluntary Carbon Offset program to combat global climate change through local renewable energy and efficiency projects in Western North Carolina. We encourage people to first reduce the amount of greenhouse gas they produce but this is an opportunity to reduce their impact by supporting projects that ...
Christchurch, New Zealand
Updated in August 2008
Eco-my-flat is a four-week competition and workshop programme aimed at helping university students save money and become more eco-friendly. The competition aims to promote sustainable student lifestyles, with a workshop each week covering the themes of energy, waste, transport and consumption. The workshops, run by a professional facilitator, addressed specific ...
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