More children are choosing to be vegetarian, according to Juliet Gelatley of the Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation. "When I first started giving talks in schools 18 years ago there might be two or [...]
You can now switch to green electricity and support Positive News at the same time.
We are sad to report the sudden death of one of the trustees of Global NET, which supports the Youth and Education pages in Positive News. David Gillett was widely known as the main visionary [...]
The prototype air car developed by French company MDI is almost ready for serial production, which will begin in France and should be under way in eight plants planned for Spain by 2005.
Jeremy Leggett, founder of Solar Century and a member of the government's advisory board on renewable energy, spoke about the practicalities of Solar Power and the grants available.
A new survey, commissioned by Sustrans, the Sustainable Transport Charity, has found that 51 per cent of 7-16 year olds who currently travel to school by car, would prefer to walk or cycle with [...]
Children from around the world joined each other for the fourth Annual Radio Kidocracy Konference in Cape Town, South Africa last September.
In Italy there are over 300 organic school meals schemes since a law was passed in 1999 to promote the use of high quality and organic produce.
Children in South Gloucestershire schools are not only eating healthily; they are also helping to reinstate local orchards at the same time.
We are eating a record amount of locally produced, organic food in the UK according to the Soil Association's Organic Food and Farming Report. Farmers' markets, box schemes and farm shops have [...]
Something that has never occurred in history before is happening. People from different cultures, different belief systems and social circumstances are uniting around the world for a new kind of [...]
Support is growing for a Global Marshall Plan for ecological and social development.
The Fairtrade Mark is celebrating its tenth birthday with sales now over £100 million a year.
We need to increase biodiversity on agricultural land according to a report from one of the House of Commons' most powerful select committees, the Environmental Audit Committee, which has been [...]
Dr I.M. Dharmadasa and experts at Sheffield Hallam University have produced a Renewable Energy Hand-book which can be downloaded free from their website.
Three enjoyable and worthwhile new books about money have just been launched which will help everyone who's working for change in the world to understand the way the money system works and why it [...]
The Can Do Exchange, a unique new kind of social market place has been launched to help people Buy, Sell, Barter, Hire, Gift or use Community Currencies to exchange all kinds of resources, from [...]
On May 15th 2004 everyone and anyone is invited to participate in Puppets for Peace Day, a worldwide effort to create positive change in the world.
The first pan-European political party has been formed by the Greens. At a special congress in Rome, 31 European Green Parties signed a statute forming the new European Green Party. They pledged [...]
'It's possible that the next World Social Forum, will attempt to lay the basis of a rainbow coalition,' says one of the organizers of the fourth World Social Forum in Mumbai, attended by 100,000 [...]