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Cinema du Desert

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Cinema du Desert

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Positive TV love Cinema du Desert,  a Solar Mobile Cinema that travels overland bringing free cinema, play and joy to some of the most remote areas of the planet. They screen eco-awareness documentaries and cartoo...

Poem by Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes – We are made for these times.

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Poem by Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes – We are made for these times.

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By Clarissa Pinkola Estes, American poet, post-trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst, author of Women Who Run With the Wolves. My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so m...

This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize

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This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize

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Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protect...

Tigers now thriving in Sathyamangalam forest once used by Veerappan

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Tigers now thriving in Sathyamangalam forest once used by Veerappan

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Officials in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have claimed that the number of tigers have risen in forests once used as a jungle hideout by the dreaded bandit, Veerappan. The forest department officia...

Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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A £4.2m scheme to plant one million trees over the next four years has been unveiled by the government. It will see trees planted in urban areas of England that need them most, in the first government tree-plantin...

Egypt’s Mubarak resigns as leader

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Egypt’s Mubarak resigns as leader

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Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protest in Cairo and other cities. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Cairo's Tahrir Square - the he...

Drug offers hope for treating muscular dystrophy

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Drug offers hope for treating muscular dystrophy

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A drug that can boost muscle strength in mice shows promise as a possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, research suggests. The work could one day lead to a daily pill to treat all patients with the mu...

New York State Domestic Workers Organize for Rights

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New York State Domestic Workers Organize for Rights

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For many Americans, Labor Day [September 5] has come to mean a three-day weekend and an end-of-summer barbecue. The original spirit of the holiday, though, which honors the dignity of labor and the struggle for soc...

Indonesian Twins,Separated At Birth, Reunite In Sweden

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Indonesian Twins,Separated At Birth, Reunite In Sweden

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This story sounds like a movie script, but it"s not. Two Indonesian sisters -- twins -- separated at birth, found each nearly 30 years later, only to discover that they lived no more than 25 miles apart in South Sw...

Speak up for children at Rio+20 Earth summit

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Speak up for children at Rio+20 Earth summit

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Rachel Hall was part of a Unicef UK group that prepared a list of priorities that young people want to be taken up at the summit. She explains what they expect from world leaders Like many young people, I take th...

Spain sees rise in discount dining

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Spain sees rise in discount dining

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BARCELONA — Spain is known for three-hour, Michelin-starred meals with bottles of vino, often accompanied by the sounds of live flamenco. While the luxury and tourism industries are still flourishing with expats, the ...

Featherdancer with Alex D’Holm

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Featherdancer with Alex D’Holm

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We love this film and music of the Featherdancer by Alex D'Holm.

A Social Revolution in the Himalayan Foothills

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A Social Revolution in the Himalayan Foothills

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Purkal is a small village in the foothills of the gigantic Himalayas, on the outskirts of Dehradun. Even as the surrounding regions develop, Purkal’s inhabitants, a mere 5000, largely remain dependent on activities...

UN Climate Talks End With Limited Agreements

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UN Climate Talks End With Limited Agreements

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Which includes a multibillion-dollar Green Climate Fund to help poor countries deal with climate change. After two weeks of deliberations and negotiations, representatives of more than 190 nations have concluded t...

A letter from Japan – Sendai

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A letter from Japan – Sendai

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This letter was emailed to me by a friend. (I don't know the author, but she is refered to as Janet - nothing more.) I thought it very beautiful, so decide to share it with you all. - Jeremy "Things here in Sendai...

Man’s sight is restored by New York doctors fifty five years after childhood accident

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Man’s sight is restored by New York doctors fifty five years after childhood accident

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He was blinded in one eye 55 years ago, but an American man has had his sight restored in what doctors describe as a medical first. The patient was hit in the right eye when he was just eight years of age, detac...

Halloween bats fly again after rehabilitation by the RSPCA

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Halloween bats fly again after rehabilitation by the RSPCA

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Bats rehabilitated by the RSPCA are able to spread their wings for Hallowe'en - thanks to be a bit of tender loving care. A bat carer based at one of the organisation's wildlife centres found that even the most dr...

Coma patient Alexandra Singer publishes forgotten novel

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Coma patient Alexandra Singer publishes forgotten novel

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A former trainee corporate lawyer who spent three months in a coma is to finally see her novel in print after completely forgetting she had written it. Alexandra Singer suffers from long-term memory loss followin...

Americans Honor Martin Luther King

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Americans Honor Martin Luther King

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Americans are honoring the memory of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a federal holiday marking his birthday. King was a Baptist preacher who fought discrimination and racism in the 1950s and...

Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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A brief animated introduction to localization. Learn more at localfutures.org. Follow Local Futures on Facebook or Twitter. Across the world, people are coming to realize that today’s crises — ecological coll...