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World Environment Day 2012: Support Project Green Hands

Plant a tree today Project Green Hands WED 2012

  The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today. – Chinese Proverb   By Bhavani Prakash What is this life if full of care, we have no time to plant a single tree? And what better way to express our gratitude to Mother Nature, compensate for […]

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June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Biodiversity,Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Green Action,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Agriculture/GMO/Organic | Read More »

Save Bukit Brown

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Keeping these sites the way they are is about who we are and want to be as Singaporeans, about what we value and how we connect to our nation. –  CHAH KAH TIM writing in Today Online Bukit Brown is more than a cemetery. It is symbolic of so many things at so many levels. […]

March 10th, 2012 | Posted in Green Action,Green Cities,Green Events/Campaigns,S.E.Asia/Australasia,Singapore | Read More »

UN International Year of Co-operatives 2012

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The UN has declared 2012 as The International Year of Co-operatives. A co-operative is a farm, business, or other organization that is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits or benefits. [Wikipedia]. According to the media release of International Co-operative Alliance: “ The International Year of Co-operatives, or IYC, celebrates a different way of […]

January 21st, 2012 | Posted in Green Action,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

PepsiCo’s Water Claims in India: Some Hard Questions to Answer

Pepsico Water Label

PepsiCo’s Aquafina bottled water marketed in India bears the label making the claim of having achieved ‘positive water balance.” The label says: Giving Back MORE WATER Than We Take We call it “Positive Water Balance”. To help save a precious resource that is fast depleting in India. Through rain-water harvesting, community water-sheds, and water conservation […]

December 5th, 2011 | Posted in Green Action,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

Madhu Verma on SoCh in Action: Social Change by Children

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Madhu Verma is the brains and spirit behind SoCh in Action, a Singapore based non-profit that organises a yearly event to showcase the best social change initiatives by children between the ages of 9 and 14.  The event is just around the corner, with the ” Be the Change” Exposition to be held on Saturday, […]

October 20th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Food/Meat Reduction,Green Action | Read More »

The Earth Charter

The Earth Charter

“Do not do unto the environment of others what you do not want done to your own environment.My hope is that this Charter will be a kind of Ten Commandments, a ‘Sermon on the Mount’, that provides a guide for human behavior toward the environment in the next century.” - Mikhail Gorbachev by Bhavani Prakash We are proud to officially […]

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Biodiversity,Green Action | Read More »

Thomas L. Friedman in Singapore: Why We Need A Green Revolution

Thomas Friedman in Singapore

by Bhavani Prakash Thomas Friedman, one of the world’s most influential columnists with The New York Times, with a following of over 20 million readers, and best-selling author of “Hot, Flat and Crowded” was in town (Singapore) yesterday to give an interesting lecture on “Why We Need a Green Revolution.” He was invited by the […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change,Climate Change,Consumerism,Energy/Renewables,Green Action,Green Meetings | Read More »

Calendar of World Environmental Events 2011 and UN International Year of Forests

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by Bhavani Prakash This is our first blogpost for 2011. We wish our readers a very happy and green New Year! We would also like to thank our team of Guest Writers for their wonderful contributions last year and look forward to new perspectives in the coming months. Here is a list of key environmental […]

January 5th, 2011 | Posted in Green Action,Green Festivals | Read More »

Four Years. Go.

Four Years Go

What if you’re given 4 years to change the direction of the world? What if this deadline stirs humanity into action with a sense of focus and direction and energy never seen before? Four Years.Go. is an international campaign by The Pachamamma Alliance to bring about a shift in consciousness.  Here is their campaign message: Imagine turning […]

May 14th, 2010 | Posted in Climate Change,Green Action | Read More »

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION: 24th October 2009

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“You’re a part of this planet. Feel good about the rippling message now going out around the earth: if we shout it loud enough, even our leaders will hear.”  BILL MCKIBBEN The International Day of Climate Action on 24th October 2009, was a truly historic event with over 5,200 events organised in 181 countries (on […]

November 3rd, 2009 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Climate Change,Green Action | Read More »

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