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eco.festival!

Vom 27. bis am 29. März 2015 verwandeln sich der Barfüsser- und Theaterplatz in der Basler Innenstadt in die grösste Schweizer Bühne für Nachhaltigkeit.

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Zum Festivalprogramm: http://www.eco.ch/programm

Mit kulinarischen Köstlichkeiten, vielfältigen Marktständen, Ausstellungen, kulturellen Darbietungen, Diskussionen, Spielen sowie Pflanzen- und Tierschauen weckt das eco.festival Neugier und Freude an nachhaltigen Lebensstilen und zeigt deren Qualität auf. Jung und alt sind eingeladen drei Tage lang, mitzudenken, mitzureden, zu feiern und zu geniessen.

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Children of the Word­ !

Peter Ustinov Stiftung startet globale  Children of the Word­ Kampagne / 15-jähriges Operntalent Sophie Schwerthöffer  singt gleichnamigen Song für mehr Bildung in der Welt.

Die Ustinov Stiftung warnt: 100.000.000 Kinder weltweit haben keinen Zugang zu Bildung. Ab sofort ist neuer Song Children of the World  online bei iTunes, Amazon und Goog/e  Play abrufbar. Jeder Download kommt vielfältigen Bildungsinitiativen zugute.

CHILDREN OF THE WORLD – Jetzt herunterladen

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Frankfurt, 25.03.2015 –  Mit der internationalen Kampagne Children of the World und dem gleichnamigen Song von Operntalent Sophie Schwerthöffer macht die Ustinov Stiftung auf einen gravierenden globalen Missstand aufmerksam: fehlender Zugang zu Bildung. Wer den Song  herunterlädt, unterstützt die “#GiveSchoollnitiative” der Ustinov Stiftung und trägt zum Ausbau von vielfältigen Bildungsaktivitäten bei.

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Sustainable Passion

Sustainable Passion

Sustainable Passion is a portrait of Anne Feenstra, architect and recepient of the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture. In his work with local people, governments and NGOs in Afghanistan, Nepal and India Anne Feenstra is committed to the development of sustainable architectural and construction projects that bring lasting value to these local communities.

 

Forget sustainable, productive architecture is the next big thing: Dong-Ping Wong at TEDxDumbo

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SUSTAINABLE

SUSTAINABLE

Protagonists: Sebastian Copeland, Alexander Rossner, Daniela Quilitzsch, Guido Schmidt, Dr. Christa Müller, Florian Kohler

 

Your roof and the environment – why green is the new black:

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Costa Rica is now running completely on renewable energy

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WOW! Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the entire country.

Originally posted on Quartz:

Costa Rica is running without having to burn a single fossil fuel, and it’s been doing so for 75 straight days.

Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the entire country. With a boost from geothermal, solar, and wind energy sources, the country doesn’t need an ounce of coal or petroleum to keep the lights on. Of course, the country has a lot of things going in its favor. Costa Rica is a small nation, has less than 5 million people, doesn’t have much of a manufacturing industry that would require a lot of energy, and is filled with volcanoes and other topographical features that lend themselves to renewable energy.

Nonetheless, it is both a noble and significant feat for a nation of any size to eschew fossil fuels completely.

Costa Rica is not the only place in the area committed…

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Google is keen on art.

Google Art Project

It’s a #treetastic way to explore the stories behind the art.

Google Cultural Institute: How To Use the Site

Best Street Art In The World

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International Day of Forests

International Forest Day- What the loss of trees is doing to us?

From Dr Mrinal Bhargava

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Why is the UN WEB TV soooo boring?

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