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Gandhi said, “If we are to achieve lasting peace, we must begin with the children.” This beautiful video, created by Beverly Woodworth, highlights the heart and soul of Kids for Peace. Kids for Peace is a global nonprofit dedicated to uplifting our world through love and action. You may learn more at www.kidsforpeaceglobal.org

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The seeds of a better food system.

In Our Hands explores a quiet revolution that is transforming the way our food is produced and distributed. Our current industrial food system is a vast and wheezing giant that is only upheld by a stilted subsidy regime that pays out to landowners and leaves many farmers by the wayside.

But from the hedge-rows and by-roads, the fields and furrows can now be heard the stirring of change! Stories from the global South have inspired farmers and food workers in our snug little island, with the idea of food sovereignty and a global movement to take back control of the food system.

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This powerful spoken word poem, performed by youth advocate Jaiia Cerff, is a perfect reminder of the simple things that make our world a better place.This powerful spoken word

UNIFY orchestrates Globally Synchronized Events that inspire community-driven action campaigns for world peace. During these events, we invite people of all backgrounds to meditate, host local ceremonies, pray, and contribute to a more loving, peaceful world in their own way. By unifying at these times we create a living example of a fundamental truth–we are all one. Together, we can give rise to an emerging planetary culture that embraces the interdependence and well-being of all.

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“I believe with all my heart that we can create cities and towns that are functioning like a forest. How to really thrive on this planet is all around us.” – Sue Swain Follow more of Sue’s work in the field of biomimicry, at www.biowise.org.za

Green Renaissance, make these short films as passion projects, to share inspiration. You can help them make more films like this by making a tiny donation, so we can continue this journey with you – www.patreon.com/greenrenaissance

Who is Green Renaissance?

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Zero Carbon Britain is the flagship research project from the Centre for Alternative Technology, showing that a modern, zero-emissions society is possible using technology available today.

To find out more and get involved visit www.zerocarbonbritain.org

What if we could save the fishing industry and protect the ocean at the same time? Marine ecologist Enric Sala shares his bold plan to safeguard the high seas — some of the last wild places on earth, which fall outside the jurisdiction of any single country — by creating a giant marine reserve that covers two-thirds of the world’s ocean. By protecting the high seas, Sala believes we will restore the ecological, economic and social benefits of the ocean. “When we can align economic needs with conservation, miracles can happen,” Sala says.
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Learn more at http://www.trilliontreescampaign.org

Planting enough trees could be the most effective way to successfully overcome climate change, and it’s something we can easily do now by each of us helping to plant A Tree a Day.

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“One day this all will change…”
3000 people
Three languages
and one Haifa
all singing Koolulam
and hoping that the ‘One Day’ is near…

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Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
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Tomorrow – Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent
Many things have been tried to resolve the ecological and economic crises. They haven’t really worked. According to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohammed Yunnus, the strongest driving force in human beings is their desire and their imagination. He believes that today we must make films and tell stories that spark the desire to build another world. This is what Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent decided to do by lining up known solutions in all spheres side-by-side to show what our society could look like tomorrow…
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