Campaigning & Change

UK’s first ‘Food Insecurity Market’ sells groceries at developing world prices

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Hardeep Singh Kohli and the British Red Cross host the UK’s first Food Insecurity Market at Spitalfields, London.

Shoppers at Spitalfields market were shocked recently when food prices soared from between 500–800 per cent as part of a British Red Cross campaign highlighting the cost of living in developing cou Read more »

Nine tribal facts for August 9th

Korowai man and child, Papua. Tribal people in New Guinea were some of the world’s earliest farmers. © Survival

Tuesday August 9th 2011 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. Read more »

Puma commits to clean up its act & starts on the road to detox its "Dirty Laundry"

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33 people whipped off their clothes in Chatuchak market, Bangkok, challenging global sportswear giants to eliminate hazardous chemical releases from their supply chain and become champions for a toxic-free future. © Athit Perawongmetha / Greenpeace

In response to a challenge from Greenpeace to detox its supply chain, Puma, the world’s third-largest sportswear brand, has publicly committed to the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemic Read more »

How leaving your hangers at the M&S till can help Unicef save children

Just one box of hangers can provide a child with clean water for a fortnight

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and UNICEF have partnered n order to transform the lives of the world’s poorest children. Read more »

Sussex Wildlife Trust demonstrates commitment to Living Seas

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Erin will raise awareness of marine conservation and support The Wildlife Trusts’ Living Seas vision © Neil Fletcher

The Sussex Wildlife Trust (SWT) has demonstrated its commitment to marine conservation by appointing Erin Pettifer as Marine Conservation Officer. Read more »

Be astonished with WWF's new film - & the chance to win a trip to Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California

WWF is offering a family of four the chance to win a conservation experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California

British actors Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton will appear in a new short film this summer, to highlight the work of conservation charity WWF and inspire an interest in the natural world. Read more »

‘Guerilla Ballet’ disrupts BP-sponsored opera event in Trafalgar Square

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NASA Scientist James Hansen has said that irreversible climate change is inevitable if all the oil in the Canadian tar sands is burned.

Three ballet dancers interrupted BP's third and final Summer Screen in Trafalgar Square, London, 30 minutes before the scheduled broadcast of the opera Cinderella began. Read more »

Unique research vessel sets sail with anti-whaling message for international meeting

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IFAW’s research boat, Song of the Whale, in St Katharine Docks before setting sail for the 63rd annual IWC meeting ©IFAW

A whale research vessel has set sail from London today (Thursday 7th July 2011) in a symbolic journey to Jersey to take an anti-whaling message to this year’s meeting of the International Whaling C Read more »

Searching the globe for unsung sustainability heroes, sixth International Green Awards opens for entries

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Sir David Attenborough CBE won the inaugral Lifetime Achievement Award award last year

The International Green Awards™, a global programme that recognises innovative and creative approaches to sustainability, is now searching the globe for the true sustainability heroes after establi Read more »

Deforestation & illegal land clearance by beef barons in Peru exposed by satellite pictures

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Guireja, an Ayoreo woman, sits outside her former house that had been abandoned as a result of logging. © Survival International

Brazilian beef barons whose illegal clearance of land inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay was spotted by satellites have now been charged with illegal deforestation. Read more »

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