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Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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With the cooperation of politicians and grassroots organizations, Bolivia is set to pass the Law of Mother Earth which will grant nature the same rights and protections as humans. The piece of legislation, call...

Giant yellow teddy bear to brighten up the centre of New York

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Giant yellow teddy bear to brighten up the centre of New York

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London has Paddington Bear but New York now has a giant yellow teddy bear, a great sculptural masterpiece that could sell for more than $9 million at auction in May. A 23-foot high, bronze teddy bear slumped und...

Coronation Street 50th Anniversary Appeal: Soap celebrates by supporting charities

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Coronation Street 50th Anniversary Appeal: Soap celebrates by supporting charities

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It's been entertaining the nation for half a century and as it approaches its fiftieth anniversary, Coronation Street is using its milestone occasion to support three UK charities. The Coronation Street 50th Anni...

Our generation is the first in history that can decide whether it’s the last in history

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Our generation is the first in history that can decide whether it’s the last in history

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This press release from our friends at Worldshift... News Alert! Holding On To Our Humanity Waking Up The recent turbulence to sweep the UK, and indeed the world, is a sign of the times in which we live. It ...

Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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A Brazilian judge has blocked plans to build a huge hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest because of environmental concerns. Federal judge Ronaldo Desterro said environmental requirements to build the Belo Mo...

Lady Gaga officially launches her Born This Way Foundation

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Lady Gaga officially launches her Born This Way Foundation

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On Wednesday, Lady Gaga officially launches her Born This Way Foundation to promote tolerance and empowerment among youth. Among the star-studded lineup for the event on the Harvard University campus in Cambridg...

U.S. Bans Rights Abusers, Strengthens Effort Against Atrocities

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U.S. Bans Rights Abusers, Strengthens Effort Against Atrocities

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To help "ensure that the United States does not become a safe haven for serious violators of human rights," U.S. President Barack Obama today issued a proclamation barring the entry of individuals said to be involv...

Israeli extends helping hand to sick Palestinians

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Israeli extends helping hand to sick Palestinians

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Jerusalem (CNN) -- Aya Abu Mouwais, a 3-year-old who lives in the West Bank, can barely walk or talk because of a failing kidney and liver. For much of her life, the Palestinian child has needed dialysis to survive...

How Facebook Helped a Daughter Find Her Homeless Father

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How Facebook Helped a Daughter Find Her Homeless Father

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If you never had a relationship with your father but knew he was homeless, would you bother to look for him? That's what Michelle Hallagin did. She didn't know who I was when I sent her a letter via Facebook asking...

Global alliance aims to tackle forest crime

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Global alliance aims to tackle forest crime

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Interpol and the United Nations have joined forces to launch an initiative to tackle global forest crime. Project Leaf will target criminals involved in illegal logging and timber trafficking. The scheme will also...

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...

Ban Ki-moon outlines measures to strengthen UN peacebuilding efforts

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Ban Ki-moon outlines measures to strengthen UN peacebuilding efforts

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This from the UN:- 13 October 2010 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined measures to strengthen the United Nations role in helping countries emerging from conflict to maintain peace and entrench stabili...

James Thomas, Costa Concordia Hero, Acted As Human Ladder To Save Passengers

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James Thomas, Costa Concordia Hero, Acted As Human Ladder To Save Passengers

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British teenager James Thomas had only been working aboard the Costa Concordia for six months when the cruise ship capsized off the coast of Tuscany last Friday. But when panic erupted in the rush to get the ship's...

Young offenders in Scotland train rescued dogs in preparation for rehoming

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Young offenders in Scotland train rescued dogs in preparation for rehoming

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A pioneering programme in Scotland is encouraging young offenders to train rescued dogs, ready for rehoming. from Polmont training rescue dogs from the nearby Dogs Trust West Calder rehoming centre. Paws for Prog...

Gold Coins Found In French Attic Worth Nearly $1 million

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Gold Coins Found In French Attic Worth Nearly $1 million

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Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does sometimes fall from the ceiling. According to the Guardian, builders working to renovate a building at a former French winery were suddenly showered with hundreds...

Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Are Learning To Run Again

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Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Are Learning To Run Again

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Celeste Corcoran, in her yellow "Boston Strong" hat, navigated her way across the artificial turf on her artificial legs, a volunteer on each arm to keep her upright. O...

Ben Shaw, Blind Veteran, Plays ‘World Of Warcraft’ In Partnership With ‘Guide Dog’ Player

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Ben Shaw, Blind Veteran, Plays ‘World Of Warcraft’ In Partnership With ‘Guide Dog’ Player

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A veteran who lost both eyes in the Iraq war has mastered the computer game "World of Warcraft" thanks to the help of a fellow player who acts as his personal "guide dog," according to World of Warcraft Insider. ...

Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Paper products giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will undertake a human rights audit across its Indonesian operations. The move, which APP says is an acknowledgment of a recent United Nations call for the global p...

Women Swim Length Of Cowichan Lake – One with MS!

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Women Swim Length Of Cowichan Lake – One with MS!

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Two Vancouver Island women, one with multiple sclerosis, have swum the length of Cowichan Lake, the same distance as the English Channel. Alex Cape and Susan Simmons set off early Saturday morning, and took 11 hou...

Optimism and humour can help to combat dental fear, study suggests

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Optimism and humour can help to combat dental fear, study suggests

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Some of the most important factors in managing stress during a visit to the dentist include optimism on the part of the patient and an atmosphere of humour in the interaction with the dental staff. Scientists at ...