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On Saturday April 7th local residents returned their plastic packaging to Sainsburys.

Frome #Return the Plastic has started at Sainsbury’s.

Around 50 people returned their plastic wrapping to Sainsbury’s on Saturday 7th April in Frome with the idea also being taken up in Wells, Bradford on Avon and Warminister.

This will be a regular event on the first Saturday of the month in Frome with the next target being M&S on Saturday 5th May and spreading around the country.

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UN IMO protest April 3rd, 2018. Shipping is the world’s dirty secret releasing huge amounts of very harmful pollution out at sea. Find out more here – http://www.ecohustler.co.uk/2018/04/0…

We went out with the Positive Youth Team to report from the Lush Summit 2018.

The Lush Summit 2018 was a hotbed of discussion, debate, activism and action, from campaigners and grassroots voices across the globe.

With topics spanning human rights, animal rights, and the environment it was an opportunity to learn more about the charities and organisations making a difference in 2018.
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We love the Share shop in Frome.

Visit : https://sharefrome.org/

 

Fast Company reporting on packaging made from seaweed instead of plastic.

https://www.fastcompany.com/40477587/instead-of-throwing-out-this-plastic-wrapper-you-eat-it

We are Positive TV love this important film from Mount Kenya charting the works of Tress Sisters, Women Seeding Change.

To find out more about Tree Sisters visit:

https://www.treesisters.org/

 

 

We love this film from Sustainable Human looking at Vandana Shivas work Earth Democracy

To find out more visit

http://sustainablehuman.com/

We at Positive TV love think this is a project worth backing.

 

Bird is a new sunglasses brand with a difference. They make pioneering, stylish sunglasses using high quality, sustainable materials and for every pair sold, they distribute a solar light to families in Malawi, Zambia and Uganda through their Share Your Sun partnership with SolarAid.

They are a small team committed to creating beautiful, thoughtful products that look great and do good. It’s business on purpose.

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Blue Ventures Conversation is an important project that develops transformative approaches for catalysing and sustaining locally led marine conservation. They work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people.

“A model for everyone working to conserve the natural life-support systems of our troubled planet” Sir David Attenborough, 

To find out more visit:

http://skoll.org/organization/blue-ventures-conservation/

and https://blueventures.org/about/

Before the Flood. Trailer of the film

At the European premiere in London in October 2016, DiCaprio introduced the film as follows:

Before The Flood is the product of an incredible three-year journey that took place with my co-creator and director Fisher Stevens. We went to every corner of the globe to document the devastating impacts of climate change and questioned humanity’s ability to reverse what may be the most catastrophic problem mankind has ever faced. There was a lot to take on. All that we witnessed on this journey shows us that our world’s climate is incredibly interconnected and that it is at urgent breaking point. [continue reading…]