The case for a Law for the Earth has a great champion in Wangari Maathai, whose appointment as Deputy Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Wildlife in the new Kenyan government was a [...]
We are living in a time of transition. The changes that are required at this time are so vast that we need to expand our horizons. We can begin by questioning why we are destroying the natural [...]
E.F. Schumacher's Small is Beautiful awakened many to the idea that economics does not have to be equated with growth and greed. The new vision of economics that has grown up since he wrote Small [...]
Around the world people came together as never before to oppose the war in Iraq. But, when it comes to looking at how we might assure peaceful solutions in current and future situations of [...]
Scilla Elworthy recently visited Tokyo to receive the Japanese equivalent of the Nobel Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group on nuclear disarmament and non-violent conflict resolution.
The Global Biodiversity Challenge, in London in May, drew over 120 participants from 46 countries representing governments, international and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academia and [...]
The Centre for World Peace and Health opened its doors in May. Lama Yeshe, Abbot of Samye Ling Tibetan Centre in Scotland, welcomed 300 guests and visitors to Holy Island, which was bought in [...]
IBRA is encouraging gardeners to help bumblebees by building nests where queens, emerging from hibernation, can establish new colonies.
Monsanto shares have fallen by 50 per cent and could fall further.
In May this year the European Parliament Environment Committee voted for stronger laws governing GM labelling and traceability.
Michael Meacher, UK Environment Minister, addressed many prominent scientists at the launch of an In-dependent Science Panel (ISP), set up to counteract what they see to be a concerted campaign [...]
In May this year Warwick became the latest county to go GM free. As well as banning growing GM crops, the Council voted unanimously to keep all services free of GM foods.
A remarkable project called Eden Again plans to fully restore what is believed to be the Biblical Garden of Eden. The Mesopotamian Marshlands in southern Iraq, also known as the fertile crescent, [...]
An archaeological gem' was recently saved from a ploughing fate when the Countryside Restoration Trust stepped in to buy it in the nick of time.
The Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development has been awarded to the Greenham Common Trust. Once the site of the most famous peace camp outside the gates of an American airbase, [...]
The Canada Well-Being Measurement Act is being put forward as a means of asking Canadians what issues they feel affect their wellbeing.
After 41 years Swiss authorities have ended fluoridation of tap water saying that dental cavities were in creasing despite it.
As part of a Day for Peace' held on Sunday 13th April, 2003 Birmingham, citizens contributed to a colourful, collective Mandala for Peace
Margalide Rosello, the adventurous new Minister for Environment on Mallorca, (right) and author, Christina Barchi, at the launch of Sustainable Mallorca, a guide to the island, published in four [...]
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