Six years ago Dutchman Ruben Beugels was on an Amsterdam tram that broke down, leaving him stuck in an out-of-the way place, and late for an appointment when he couldn’t quickly find another […]
Author Archives: Tim Willmott
Netherlands  new vehicle technology  technology
Sri Lanka  social justice  community
Founded by Dr. A T Ariyatne in the mid-1950s, the Sarvodaya (Awakening of All) Movement began as an ‘educational experience’ when a group of high school teachers decided to ‘translate their convictions into […]
Maldives  leisure  business
In 1995, Sonu and his wife Eva opened Soneva Fushi, creating a high end market in what was formerly a mass market destination and becoming the inspiration for a host of imitators who saw the potential in going green.
United Kingdom  green movement  entertainment
Voting for the 7th International Green Awards is well underway. If you want to vote for the greenest celeb you have until August 23rd to cast your vote. This year, the International Green Awards […]
United States  plastics  business
The issue of plastic bags is not new, and anyone who has been to the developing world will know just what a disgusting, shitty mess they make of the environment. But an even […]
Canada  water  community
After hearing about the water crisis in parts of Africa, six year old Ryan Hreljac, from a small town near Ottawa, decided to try and help. His teacher told him that $70 would […]
India  education & learning  community
Started by seven people in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, who came together to try to help people, communities and the environment, Panchtatva is a platform for people to facilitate the creation of a better society. They realised that […]
Denmark  cities  government
One of the prime examples of industrial ecology is the story of spontaneous but slow evolution of industrial symbiosis at Kalundborg in Denmark.
United Kingdom    community
The Centre for Sustainable Communities at the University of Hertfordshire is holding a practical workshop on behaviour change and sustainability on 23rd and 24th October 2012.
United Kingdom  gm food  technology
In a new report the Institute of Science in Society argues that crucial information omitted from public discussion discredits the public-funded research institute that is running the latest GM trial in the UK. Rothamsted Institute in […]