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London’s iconic red phone booths go green: the ‘SolarBox’…

Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call? Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years? Yeah, it’s been a while for me too.

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5 short films with famous hosts hope to rebrand environmentalism

With Harrison Ford as the angry voice of the ocean and Kevin Spacey, the rainforest with a sarcastic streak, these films challenge perceptions that nature is fragile and only worth preserving for our pleasure.

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Can you rise to the 4Liters Challenge ?

A new viral campaign aims to make you use no more than 4 litres of water a day, to raise awareness on water scarcity, and money to fund clean water projects. Are you in?

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A Glimmer of Hope in NY?

The Livelihoods Fund lies at the cornerstone of the current debates on climate change and development, which are key factors impacting international negotiations on the environment. Bernard Giraud, President…

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Get to Know the Top Ten Greenest Cities in the World for 2014

The world is undoubtedly a beautiful place to live in. Every single human being is privileged to be a part of all the wonders and beauty of this planet called Earth. Over time though, things happened and…

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Three ideas for changing our food system

During a round table at the Convergences World Forum 2014, four experts reflected on how sustainable agricultural production could become a key component in feeding the world in the future. They shared…

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These short films sum up the huge, ridiculous problem of food waste

The world puts scarce water, fossil fuels, and pesticides to growing food, but then goes ahead and tosses away 30% of it. In no other system would that be acceptable.

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8 simple steps to start your own organic garden

With an increased focus on pesticides and contamination, many people want to incorporate more organic foods into their daily meals. Sometimes, these organics are priced significantly higher than the conventionally…

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Biking or walking may be the secret to a happier life

People who walk or cycle to work reported better concentration and lower levels of stress, compared to people who drive a car.

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A “Tour de France” of entrepreneurship to change the world

From 26 August to 6 September, 50 young people from all backgrounds embarked on a tour of France organised by Ticket for Change. The idea was to introduce them to 40 committed and innovative entrepreneurs…

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