Archive for April, 2010
Posted on29. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on28. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on22. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on19. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on18. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on17. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on16. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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.. […]
Posted on13. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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 […]
Posted on12. Apr, 2010 by admin.
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.