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A stunning film from Budapest during these times 4.4.2020

Steve Eggleston reports:

Hippity Hip Hooray for Seed Sovereignty

Sandwiched between Thanksgiving and Christmas last year, a wonderful thing happened. On December 17, 2018, 121 members of the United Nations showed some courage and foresight: they approved (over 8 nays and 52 abstentions) the Declaration of the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas.

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Important film from The Inspiration Journey with narration by Jane Goodall

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall

Source: The Inspiration Journey

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How incredible.

Source: https://www.newsclick.in/gender-justice-over-3-million-women-form-womens-wall-across-kerala?fbclid=IwAR15vGadzROjc-pU1heDHQDIHHj7X9XEn3xGvtVBdiSjJ7AUTgy-4AX1UKk

More than three million women formed an over 600-km long unbroken human chain ‘Vanitha Mathil’ (Women’s Wall) on Tuesday linking Kasargode in North Kerala to Ayyanakali square near the Governor’s residence in Thiruvananthapuram, to defend gender justice and values of renaissance in the society. Men formed another human chain parallel to the Women’s Wall throughout the state in solidarity.

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We here at Positive TV are loving the latest series of films from Satish Kumar and The Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine.

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Satish Kumar, long-term peace and environmental activist and Editor Emeritus of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, shares his wisdom on Peace and Nature.

“We must make peace with Nature. If we fight a war with Nature, we will be the losers,” says Satish Kumar.

If you enjoyed this film, please share it! #ChangeTheStory

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Positive TV loves Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine. Here is a lovely way to start your New Year in this journey of transformation.

#CHANGETHESTORY

Change the StoryResurgence & Ecologist, the longest-running environmental magazine in Britain, publishes positive, informed and original perspectives on ecology, activism, social justice, ethical living, and the arts. Satish Kumar, who features in these films, edited the magazine for 43 years sharing his unique perspective and wisdom through its pages. These ideas continue to flourish in this unique magazine today.

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WHERE DO HUMAN RIGHTS BEGIN? IN SMALL PLACES CLOSE TO HOME. Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. [continue reading…]

British Barrister calls for new Criminal Law

to protect People and Planet

COP negotiations cannot address climate breakdown until

Ecocide is recognized as an international crime.”

On the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, British Barrister, Polly Higgins says it’s now time for a new Criminal Law of Ecocide to protect the rights of the Earth. As COP24 negotiators squabble and fail to accept the recent IPCC report that they themselves commissioned, Ms Higgins proposes a more muscular approach to the global environmental crisis.

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We were very blessed to meet Philip last year and his wonderful project Otepic.

Philip needs some help buying some bricks at 1$ a brick for his amazing project Otepic in East Kenya.
OTEPIC was established in 2008 as a grassroots community project in Kitale, a city in Western Kenya.
From the start, @Philip Odhiambo Munyasia mobilized young people and women’s groups from Kitale’s slums. The aim was to grow their own food, plant trees for reforestation, ensure sustainable water supply, use renewable energies, develop community building and to find peaceful solutions for (tribal) conflicts.
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