All Blog Posts Tagged 'environment' (5)

Fever - A Video Guide on Climate Change for Indigenous Peoples

Dear Friends,

This email is to announce the online launch of Fever – A Video Guide, a set of videos for use by indigenous communities and their allies. The videos are available to watch and download online: DVD copies may be requested by going to our website and clicking on Request a DVD.

Fever – A Video Guide consists of 4 short films for indigenous communities to raise awareness and build knowledge about the issue of… Continue

Added by Serge Marti on June 22, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

Solihull's Environment Champions work with the council to transform their neighbourhoods

Solihull Borough Council launched a 'Environment Champions' project to deal with the community's problem with littering, vandalism, and grafitti. The project has involved over 270 volunteers and a 100 projects - and helped combat a culture of environmental crime that can lead to more serious crime. The programme also involved young people in the project - harnessing their imagination and increasing their employability. The successful project has increased social cohesion and bolstered social…


Added by Frankie Hine-Hughes on April 18, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments

Connecting Coastal Communities...

Together with Liam Campbell, a Donegal man and a fellow student at Ulster University, we are trying to pull together a project linking fishing communities in the Gaelic speaking areas of Ireland and Scotland.


In both areas there are community groups…


Added by Iain MacKinnon on December 16, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

Community Woodlands Association

Make yourself a cuppa, take 10 mins out and sit back and take an armchairs view of what's happening in the arts, culture and heritage in Scotlands Community Woodlands. Hopefully it will inspire you to find out where your nearest community owned woodland is and take part.

Added by Eoin Cox on February 5, 2010 at 14:34 — 1 Comment

Real England

Below is a review on Paul Kingsnorth's book Real England. Kingsnorth is a journalist, author and has recently co-founded the Dark Mountain project, which might appeal to those of you with an interest in story-telling...

Real England: the Battle Against the Bland

by Paul Kingsnorth



Surrounded by neighbours who have a clearer sense of identity, it has become fashionable to contemplate what exactly it means to be English in… Continue

Added by Rob on October 19, 2009 at 17:00 — 4 Comments

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