When English teacher, Caroline Morsman, discovered the remains of adead seabird, choked by a plastic bag, it motivated her to reach forher needle and thread. Every month, a group of friends now [...]
Planet Organic, the London-based food chain, has upgraded all itscheckout bags to carbon neutral, compostable carriers. They are thefirst high street retailer to offer the GM-free cornstarch [...]
A company producing organic cotton shopping bags is urging businessesto phase out plastic and capitalize on consumers' growing awareness ofethical issues.
The majority of Hebden Bridge traders have stopped giving their customers new plastic bags, shoppers are being encouraged to bring their own instead.
Imagine a world without plastic shopping bags. There is a growing international movement to ban or discourage the use of plastic carriers because of their disastrous environmental effects.
Friends of the Earth have now produced their second Friends of the Earth International, trilingual, 2008 calendar.
Earlier this year, two Welsh companies, Ecotribal and Treeflights, teamed up with a community of indigenous Indians, in a joint project to restore the Amazon Rainforest.
Adam White and AndrÈe Davies' project 'Playscape' returns simple pleasures, encouraging engagement with natural surroundings and taking acceptable levels of risk.
Students from the department of Politics at Hull University launched aninnovative political TV channel at Westminster this October.
The Bulmer Foundation, a charity based in Hereford, recently hosted apublic event to discuss the establishment of a Multiversity forHerefordshire, which will provide sustainable education to [...]
Over 43.7 million people in 127 countries have broken the GuinnessWorld Record ñ set last year at 23.5 million ñ for the largest numberof people to Stand Up Against Poverty in one 24 hour period.
UK School children are turning their classrooms into bird hides and getting ready to stare out of the window for the world's biggest bird survey.
Brake is an independent national road safety charity, which produces educational road safety literature, community training programmes and events including Road Safety Week.
Sylvie Schapira writes about a charity based in Sussex called PeaceInsight ñ a new, peace education organisation for teenagers who come from Palestine and Israel.
Every year, the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford hosts PeaceJam ñ an innovative peace education programme for schools and youth groups in the UK.
The Mercy Corps have invited the Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation to install three of their award-winning ram pump systems in Northern Afghanistan.
Danielle Carr-Gomm shares her vision of the future for an exciting new eco-project in Bulgaria.
In one of the world's most successful recovery programmes, lasting two decades, the Mauritius Echo Parakeet has been brought back from the brink of complete extinction.
A magnificent tree from Japan, the Kiri Tree, is being pioneered in Texas. Chris Sanders and Brittany Turner have started a Kiri Tree Revolution'.
Fighting Filth with Forks and Flowers'. Richard Reynolds and a small group of friends go to work to 'green up' London.