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The Rio +20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development starts today. Take an enlightening look at what 2050 will be like if global leaders seize this opportunity for action to protect our oceans.
Animation made by the Pew Environment Group and the Zoological Society of London.
Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed foods, and why the subsidies given to processed food suppliers in our current food system are bad for us.
Michael Fishback, co-founder of Earth Island Institute's Great Whale Conservancy frees a young humpack whale from tangled fishing nets in the Sea of Cortez on Valentine's Day, 2011. After spending hours to untangle and cut the nets, the whale shows amazing appreciation with a spectacular aerial show for Michael's friends and family on the boat.
The Guerrilla Grafters are a group of San Franciscans who believe urban trees are a precious thing to waste on simple flowers. Their goal is to graft - albeit illegally - fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing fruit trees, in hopes that over time the cities ornamental trees can provide food for residents free of charge.
Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles - researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.
Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Chemical free home follows a hipster as he discovers how to clean the natural way. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au
Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Meet Bob & Dog as they learn how to reduce their carbon footprint at home. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au
Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. From Seed to Plate follows Mum & Bub as they discover how to grow food in small spaces. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au
Earth Hour is 8:30pm on 31st March. Arrange your celebration of the world’s largest voluntary action for the planet with 1.8 billion others by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.