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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Updated in August 2012
GOOD FOOD MARCH 2012 http://www.goodfoodmarch.eu/home.html A citizen gathering on the future of food and farming in Europe - in front of EU Parliament. This summer, farmers, citizens and young people will bring their demands for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) directly to the ...
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Deforestation, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Food, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Media, Organic, Permaculture, Politics & Government, Pollution, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Smart Growth, Solar, Transition Towns, Travel, Water
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Updated in January 2012
Carbon Nation is an optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national & energy security and promotes health & a clean environment.
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Food, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Media, Organic, Solar, Transport, War
Nairobi , Kenya
Updated in July 2013
East Africa Climate Change Network is a Public Benefit Org that promotes environmental related interventions through policy advocacy and massive education. The organization strives to provide environmental education awareness to different entities within Eastern Africa region that is, cooperate bodies, religious institutions, labor movements,prisoners, indigenous groups, peasant farmers, fisher ...
Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Global Dimming, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Solar
Updated in November 2009
REVIVE THE BAOBAB TREE: grow ~ communicate ~ educate ~ take action PROJECT OBJECTIVES: While entertainment and fun can help at better integrating some educational messages; the aim of this project is not to entertain. In other words, the "Revive The Baobab" project is not an edu-tainment project but rather for people who ...
Project about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Children and Families, Climate Change, Consumerism, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Politics & Government, Population, Water
Christchurch, New Zealand
Updated in August 2007
Orana Wildlife Trust is a registered charitable trust operating both Orana Wildlife Park and Southern Encounter Aquarium & Kiwi House in Christchurch, NZ. The trust achieves over 90% of its income through gate takings - the rest is from grants, donations and sponsorships.
Updated in October 2008
I was interested in practical responses to pending peak oil. Municipalities and businesses spend a fair amount of money on garbage disposal, part of this is directly related to fuel costs. I wanted to see how effectively local composting could help a small business reduce its garbage on a daily ...
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