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Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev: Project Green Hands and Tree Planting in Tamil Nadu

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

By Bhavani Prakash It is a rare opportunity indeed to meet someone who deeply understands the connect between ourselves and the living planet, and is taking direct action in terms of mobilising people into planting millions of trees, whilst simultaneously giving the practical tools to profoundly change one’s own inner wellbeing. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder […]

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September 1st, 2012 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Biodiversity,Climate Change,Climate Change,Communities and Governance,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Dr Tom Crompton: Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Values in Environmental Communication

Tom Crompton

By Bhavani Prakash Dr. Tom Crompton is a Change Strategist at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) UK, and if you’re intrigued by his job description, suffice it to say he has been involved in some cutting-edge research on going to the heart of what should be the approach of communication campaigns – of environmental […]

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change,Climate Change,Communities and Governance,Consumerism,Government Policy,Green Activism | Read More »

Michelle Desilets: Palm oil and the fate of orangutans

Michelle Desilets

By Bhavani Prakash Michelle Desilets is Founder and Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust, a UK-based NGO which supports sustainable solutions for the long-term survival of the orangutan in the wild.  She is also Founder of Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation UK, and Member of the Board of Borneo Orangutan Survival Germany, which supports the largest […]

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Afforestation,Biodiversity,Biodiversity,Climate Change,Government Policy,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Agriculture/GMO/Organic,Sustainable Development | Read More »

Pavan Sukhdev: What Is The World Worth?

Pavan Sukhdev

By Bhavani Prakash Pavan Sukhdev, unlike most economists, has a strong passion to make Nature count. He’s on an important mission to enable governments, businesses and communities incorporate a sense of the true worth of nature’s services which historically has been taken for free. Pavan Sukhdev is Special Adviser to UNEP’s green economy initiative and […]

June 7th, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change,Communities and Governance,Government Policy | Read More »

Shailendra Yashwant: Greenpeace in Southeast Asia

Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior

by Bhavani Prakash Shailendra Yashwant is Campaign Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia and founding member of the Greenpeace offices in India and Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asia office manages about 120 staff including campaigners and fund raisers. Based in Bangkok, Yashwant currently oversees a range of campaigns including climate change, renewable energy, forests, clean water […]

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change,Communities and Governance,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Pen Hadow: Melting Arctic Sea Ice and How It Will Affect Asia

Pen Hadow in the Arctic

by Bhavani Prakash It is not every day that one bumps into a polar explorer in sunny, tropical Singapore. Pen Hadow, Project Leader of the Catlin Arctic Survey team was in town recently as a speaker, at the first ever Climate Change Seminar for the Asian Insurance Industry. He talked about how the rapidly disappearing Arctic sea […]

February 1st, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change,Climate Change | Read More »

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