Archived articles from 2003

 

Green Spirit

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

The Green Spirit Network links people of many different traditions who believe that human life has both an ecological and spiritual dimension and seek a more just, sustainable and peaceful way of living in harmony with the Earth.

 

Positive News is on Resonance FM!

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Positive News is broadcasting a weekly radio programme in London on Resonance 104.4 FM on Mondays at 6.30 pm. The programme can also be heard at the same time on the internet (www.resonancefm.com).

 

Epic of the Universe

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

In September this year, a 24 - week course, The Epic of the Universe, begins on the Internet with Dr Brian Swimme and Dr Larry Edwards of the California Institute for Integral Studies.

 

Right Values, Right Relationships

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Following extensive consultation with more than 2000 primary school heads, Ministers face growing concern about the impact of tests for seven, eleven and fourteen year olds. The Primary Education Alliance has now added its voice to growing mainstream dissent about SATS (Standard Assessment Tests), which they believe leave youngsters 'disillusioned, de-motivated and disaffected'.

 

Ysgol Nant-Y-Cwm

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Nant-y-Cwm Rudolf Steiner School in Pembrokeshire has survived against all the odds for 23 years. The school at present has 55 children and is the only established Steiner school in Wales.

 

Walk on the Wild Side

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Global warming is melting the polar bear's world along with its chance to feed, reproduce and ultimately survive. Pollution caused by toxic by-products of industry accumulates in their bodies and is poisoning them.

 

Earth Awareness

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Primrose Earth Awareness Trust (PEAT) is helping children develop an awareness of the Earth.

 

One Thing Leads to Another

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Children at Newcastle C.E. Primary School in Clun, Shropshire, have been doing some very creative recycling. They visited the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, in Powys, to see how art can be created from recycled materials.

 

Celebrating Nature

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

A celebration of whales and dolphins is happening in Tenerife during July and August.

 

Big Blue Sky Mongolia

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

Trekking across the wide-open plains of Mongolia was a dream come true for Emma Casson.

 

Mandalas for Peace

 
 

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30 Jun 2003

 

From 18th to 22nd June 2003, Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a peace mandala at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The mandala, will be made from millions of grains of coloured sand carefully dropped, grain by grain from a special funnel, whilst the monks chant mantras for peace.

 

Noticias Positivas

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

This year has seen the start of another partnership for Positive News with the publication of a Spanish edition of the paper.

 

Award for Phoenix Trust

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

This year's Schumacher Award went to the Prison Phoenix Trust. They believe the opportunity for personal growth exists in a prison cell and encourage prisoners in their spiritual lives through the practices of meditation and yoga. They also offer support through teaching, correspondence, books and newsletters.

 

Positive News Forum Join Our Online Community

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

We know there is a wealth of creative ideas, talent and a high degree of motivation amongst our readership and we wanted to find a way that this could begin to be expressed and shared between us. In addition we want to provide a way for our readers to make links and friendships with each other.

 

Earth Summit 2002

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

Mary Robinson, the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights has endorsed the idea that a legal right to a safe environment should be given the same status as the UN Declaration on Human Rights.

 

Images and Voices of Hope

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

The gardens at the Oxfordshire home of the Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb and wife Dwina, an artist and author, formed the picturesque backdrop to a gathering of nearly 100 media professionals, launching the Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH) project in the UK on January 13th, 2002.

 

Action without Borders

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

Over the last few years, Action Without Borders have received lots of emails from young people around the world asking them for information about places where they can volunteer or get involved in their community. To meet this need, they've launched a website for children, teenagers and teachers at www.idealist.org

 

One World Online Teams up with Yahoo

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

OneWorld, the leading online network for human rights and sustainable development, has started a daily news syndication on the World News section of Yahoo! News (news.yahoo.com), one of the most popular news sites on the Web. OneWorld is a non-profit network that aims to harness the democratic potential of the Internet to promote sustainable development, human rights and an...

 

Returning to Roots

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

As from May 2003, the headquarters of GEN-Europe leaves its current home in Italy and from that date will be split between the Findhorn ecovillage in northern Scotland and the ZEGG community in Germany. This represents something of a coming-home' for GEN, which was conceived at the Ecovillages conference held in Findhorn in 1995

 

Proposing Peace

 
 

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28 Feb 2003

 

"For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work for it."