Paint It Green

Green up is the new Grow up. Let us see how to do so.

The United Nations Environmental Program is promoting its new GreenUp campaign which should help us to paint our lives green on a small, medium and large scale. Continue reading

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Green Green China

China is where things are happening these days. What is true for industry can also be applied to agriculture.

And there are some good news: Greenpeace just published that China announced to draft a proposal to keep their rice free of genetically engineered (GM) seeds. Continue reading

ปั่น เมือง – Bike the City

Looking at the crazy traffic in Bangkok, you would not possibly think about getting a bike.

But maybe that would be just the answer. As this fellow netizen is proposing: “go ahead, it has been done before.” And if you can cycle in Buenos Aires, Bangkok should definitely be doable! Continue reading

Giving Green Light

Cycling is the greenest way of getting from A to B. Here’s a way of making it even a little bit more environmental – and user – friendly.

If you live in the Netherlands you love your bike and you love cruising on the never-ending bike paths. Besides, you have learned that it is compulsory to equip your bike with lights in order not to end up with a fine. Continue reading

I Might Need a New Phone

Blackberry, Xperia, Iphone, Nexus – new phones and types are popping up faster and faster. How can we even keep up the pace?

We are living in a time where right next to paper and glass recycle containers you can also find one for your cellphones. Continue reading

Planting Protest

There are so many ways to protest and initiate change. Since there is no greener thing than plants, let us have a look at how rebellious gardening can be.

The motto of Guerilla Gardening is “Let’s fight the filth with forks and flowers.” It is an active way of protesting against – but also changing – the grey and bleak environments our cities have become. Continue reading

Those Pushing the Green Button

Change needs good leaders. People who use their position, charisma and resources to fight for what they believe in, a better future for our planet.

The Huffington Post is looking for the top game changers, people who “whether working in the spotlight or under the radar, are changing how we look at the world and the way we live Continue reading

Global Education Matters

The next generation should be the one to make it better. That is why we should do our best to invest our time in educating them on how to be responsible world citizens.

Education about global matters shows this research which tells us that “amongst those who learnt about climate change either in school or after school, the proportion of people who feel powerless is reduced by half”. Continue reading