Archived articles from 2009

 

Let the Building Begin

 
 

Archive

16 Jun 2009

 

After many years of meticulous planning and infrastructural work, house building in Ireland's first ecovillage has started.

 

Homing in on Good Ideas…

 
 

Archive

16 Jun 2009

 

There were some exciting new products on display at Homes for Good 2009', which can help us save both energy and money.

 

Recycle Week

 
 

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16 Jun 2009

 

Recycle Week is an annual event, which runs from 22-28 June 2009 to kick-start new habits that can help us all to all waste less and recycle more.

 

Homes for Good 2009

 
 

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16 Jun 2009

 

Homes for Good 2009, held in Exeter this April, showcased cutting edge developments in sustainable products and lifestyles.

 

Gadgets for the Greener Good

 
 

Archive

16 Jun 2009

 

The level of awareness on green issues in the consumer electronics industry has been raised significantly, due mostly to conversation-starters like the Greener Gadgets Conference.

 

Facebook Update

 
 

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16 Jun 2009

 

The Positive News Facebook group, now boasts more than 650 members and is growing steadily each day.

 

Bags of Potential

 
 

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16 Jun 2009

 

At the centre of the Homes for Good exhibition was a simple but stunning display of native plants and trees, which caught the attention of the crowds.

 

Youth Arts Fringe Begins with a Bang

 
 

Archive, Youth

15 Jun 2009

 

Last April, a full evening of enthusiastic performances and visual arts marked the launch of 2009's Youth Arts Fringe.

 

Young Brit Dean Brings Cinema to its Senses

 
 

Archive, Youth

15 Jun 2009

 

A profoundly deaf teenager from London has been voted winner of the Enterprising Young Brits: People's Choice Award, at a ceremony honouring the out-standing contributions of young people.

 

Unzipping Rural Voices

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

A project for young people living in rural Shropshire has recruited teenagers from right across the county, the Unzipped project sought to discover the issues that affect people in isolated areas.

 

Six Nations of Song

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

Imagine young children all over the world singing the same songs about oneness and peace.

 

Send My Friend to School

 
 

Archive, Youth

15 Jun 2009

 

After winning the Steve Sinnott Award earlier this year, both James Simmonds and Bethany Law became Young Global Education Campaigners.

 

The 'Scrap' Turbine that's Powering a Dream

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

A father with a dream to design a wind turbine that could be made using scrap materials, has been beaten to it by his son!

 

One Young World… Needs You!

 
 

Archive, Youth

15 Jun 2009

 

In an interdependent world, our actions increasingly impact on each other. The need for effective responses and positive leadership is vital.

 

My-T Young Designers Save the Planet

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

When ethical clothing company, Polarn O Pyret, offered children an opportunity to design a new t-shirt motif, they were astounded to receive over 5,000 entries.

 

Chinese Students March to Build a Greener World

 
 

Archive, Youth

15 Jun 2009

 

While athletes from around the world prepared for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, student volunteers from 32 Chinese universities set off on a nation-wide march for the environment.

 

Kenneth's BEEcycle Makes its Mark

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

Kenneth's mission to make composting and recycling in the home more accessible to all.

 

Student's Union with WI Elders

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

A fresh and exciting adaptation of the Women's Institute, more widely known as the WI, has been established by a group of students at Goldsmiths College, New Cross, in London.

 

Global Changemakers

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

In Spring, a group of passionate young people from the 20 most powerful nations in the world were given an opportunity to participate in the recent London Summit, to represent the views of their generation.

 

Disney Film is Just the Ticket

 
 

Archive

15 Jun 2009

 

Disneynature, an offshoot of the Walt Disney Company, recently pledged to plant a tree for every single ticket sold during the opening week of their new film Earth.