Archive for April, 2010

Oily Palms

Oily Palms

Posted on29. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: This was written for the beautiful http://www.cohabitaire.com/ site on the 7th April. Living in the city can make the tropics seem very, very far away. It makes it even harder to fathom that almost half the packaged products available on our supermarket shelves contains an ingredient grown in tropical regions all over the world: Palm […]

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Road to Sustainability

Road to Sustainability

Posted on28. Apr, 2010 by .

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McDonald’s and Sustainability.. Strange bedfellows? I never, in a million years, imagined we would have a video and message about McDonald’s (Yes, the Fast Food Chain) on this site. Environmental sustainability is certainly something all companies should aspire to, but, suspending disbelief, it certainly is a clever marketing video from McDonald’s. I only hope they […]

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A message from Earth

A message from Earth

Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by .

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A message from Earth My son, Andrew is writing a series of letters from himself to Aliens, he writes in a tongue in cheek manner in what promises to be an entertaining set of observation about humans, what we are, how we interact and such like. Which got me thinking what would Alien observers looking […]

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Shop Direct – Imagine Appeal

Shop Direct – Imagine Appeal

Posted on22. Apr, 2010 by .

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Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Imagine Appeal Alder Hey in Liverpool is the largest children’s hospital in Europe. Since it was founded in 1914, Alder Hey has led the way in the care of sick children, treating more than 200,000 patients every year. The new campaign, the Imagine Appeal, enables the hospital to continue its pioneering […]

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SALVageID  Recycle your Mobile Phones

SALVageID Recycle your Mobile Phones

Posted on19. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Salvation Army International Development (UK) works to alleviate poverty and enable sustainable development in the developing world, as well as raising awareness of development issues through advocacy and campaigning in the UK. They channel resources, both financial and technical, to community driven projects to give people the ‘hand-up’ they need to work themselves out […]

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Men of the Trees – Western Australia

Men of the Trees – Western Australia

Posted on18. Apr, 2010 by .

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Men of the Trees – Western Australia GP: This is an organisation we have admired for many a year … and they are still going strong Their objectives:- Provide support to the community so they can become directly involved in seed collecting, Seed propagation, re-vegetation of the land and aftercare Provide native tree and seedlings […]

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Climate Change… an observation!

Climate Change… an observation!

Posted on17. Apr, 2010 by .

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 I’m confused… there I’ve said it. Confused, because I’ve seen opinions about what will happen and what are the consequences and absolutely masses of information on what needs to be done….plus  we are all experiencing price hikes… and surcharges on plane usage, like an increase in fares is going to stop people flying and help […]

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Puma – Rethink the shoe box

Puma – Rethink the shoe box

Posted on16. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: ‘Well done Puma, saving the planet one shoebox at a time.. …. Now, all we need , is for all the shoe/trainer manufacturers and retailers to follow this lead.’ Puma are going to ditch the traditional shoe box and start selling trainers in eco-friendly bags. The cost is exactly the same to Puma and us.. […]

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The Compost Club – Montreal

The Compost Club – Montreal

Posted on13. Apr, 2010 by .

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Green Planet is very taken with SODOR at the moment and thanks to Google auto-translator, we can follow the site. Founded in 1997 and based in Rosemont  Petite-Patrie a borough in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. SODER designs environmental projects with a strong social dimension. The SODER’s mission is to guide citizens and professionals […]

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Kibwezi Green Crescent – Kenya

Kibwezi Green Crescent – Kenya

Posted on12. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Kibwezi Green Crescent Community Based Organisation (CBO).
situated in Ngwata Location, Kibwezi Division, which is a semi arid region in Eastern Kenya.

Their core aim is to eradicate poverty through careful gardening and promotion of environmental conservation activities.

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