Two more communities in the UK, Brixton and Stroud, have launched local currencies following Totnes and Lewes.
Plans have recently been unveiled by Birmingham City Council in the UK, to create a municipal bank that could help local residents through the current economic downturn.
Kem Pharin from Cambodia and Rob, from Canada, have never met before. Recently, Rob loaned Kem a small amount of money to expand her business selling water spinach.
Now a not-for profit group called Sandbag are buying Carbon Credits to help speed the Green Revolution.
The UK-based Ubuntu Trading Company is giving the cola market a good shake-up with its own brand ñ the UK's first and only can of fizzy cola that carries the special Fairtrade Mark.
Stroud is at the forefront of sustainable living with with its communiversity andideas for slow shopping.
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Waltham Forest may not be the Garden of Eden but it does have lots ofapple and pear trees. In recent years, many tonnes of that deliciousfruit have been picked and distributed around the Borough, [...]
Kamal Mousawak tells us how the first farmers market in Lebanon is refusing to let the current hostilities destroy its vision.
Solar cells now supply electricity to more than one million homes worldwide. World production of solar cells, which convert sunlight directly into electricity, soared to 742 megawatts in 2003, a [...]
The Memo suggests an agenda for equity and ecology for the next decade. Key points come under headings: Rio in Retrospect appraises the 10 years since the Rio Conference, which launched a number [...]