Archived articles from 2007

 

Millionth Face

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

This is the face of Julius Arile ñ the one millionth person to sign the Million Faces Petition for an International Arms Control Treaty, which he presented to the United Nations Secretary General, in New York.

 

Landmark Law Saves Rainforest

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Indonesia's new Ecosystem Restoration Decree will stop the logging of the 110,000 hectare Harapan rainforest. This major change in the law could be adapted by other countries.

 

An Invitation to Young Journalists

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Are you aged between 16 and 25 and would you like to develop your skills as a journalist through Positive Youth News? We've got big plans for the project over the next three years and if you'd like to get involved, we would love to hear from you!

 

Real Eco Bags are Made From Hemp

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

This has been the year of the shopping bag, as the public has put pressure on shops to stop using plastic.

 

Harnessing the Power of the Moon

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Lunar Energy, a company based in Yorkshire, is behind new plans to harness the power of the moon to produce energy from the tides.

 

Green Your Office

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

The first ethical and green office cleaning service is helping London businesses to make sure their cleaners are using only the best eco-friendly products.

 

Green Fashion Boost

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Green fashion was also given a boost when design graduates, Nin Castle and Phoebe Emerson scooped a prestigious £15,000 award from The Royal Society of Arts for their start-up business,

 

Good Energy Partners with Positive News!

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

100% renewable electricity supplier Good Energy will now donate a certain amount of revenue to Positive News for every customer that switches to them via Positive News.

 

Findhorn Welcomes Foreign Delegations to Study

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Official delegations from as far away as Vietnam are travelling to the Findhorn EcoVillage to learn about Sustainable Living.

 

A Film to Change the World

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

John Pilger's film, the War on Democracy, is a very important film ñ it is one that can change hearts and minds. Indeed, if enough people see it, it might even change the world.

 

Evidence of a World Transforming

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Our world is not just changing ñ it is transforming ñ and a transformation suggests an irreversible change of state. That is the conclusion of The Shift Report 2007

 

Denmark's Living Green Island

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

4,000 islanders on the Danish island of Samso run all their homes, farms and businesses without using any fossil fuels. Samso has developed an almost entirely self-sufficient energy system, which has improved life for the whole community.

 

Cleaner Air for London

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

The Mayor of London has approved plans for a London-wide Low Emission Zone, to cut harmful emissions from the most polluting vehicles.

 

And the Bride Wore… Oxfam!

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

More and more brides are choosing to go up the aisle in a wedding dress from Oxfam ñ and they also are feeling pretty good about it!

 

Living Lightly on the Earth: issue 40

 
 

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10 Jun 2007

 

Find out more about Positive News' subscriber magazine 'Living Lightly on the Earth' and see what exciting reads our latest issue has to offer.

 

Sign Up to a Youth Petiton for Peace

 
 

Archive, Youth

29 May 2007

 

On the night of August 14thand 15th, preeminent musicians and celebrity Masters of Ceremonies will come together across the India-Pakistan border to lead the youth of both countries into a new era of friendship and cultural interaction.

 

Growing with Cob

 
 

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22 May 2007

 

Growing, a company at the beginning of its journey, plans to build healthy homes, schools and housing estates using cob and other natural materials.

 

Making the Change

 
 

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22 May 2007

 

Alex Rankin explores how Falmouth is engaging the community in designing a vibrant low energy future to face the twin challenges posed by peak oil and climate change.

 

Rob Hopkins on Transition Culture

 
 

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22 May 2007

 

Sami Grover, environmental activist and Director of Sustainability at The Change, interviews Rob Hopkins, the man behind Transition Culture

 

Ride Earth

 
 

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22 May 2007

 

You really don't need to fly to see far off, exotic places. To prove that point, two friends will embark upon an attempt to circumnavigate the globe - predominantly off road - by mountain bike.