Category Archives: environment

Adaptation to Climate Change by Mphunga Villagers

The Malawian Red Cross Society and the Metrological Service recently worked in Mphunga, a community in Malawi. They discussed the facts about climate change and the need for adaptation. The effects of climate change have been increasing and rural areas of Africa are among the most vulnerable. As a result the villages decided to take action!  

If you would like more information please follow these links – Pro Planeta http://www.proplaneta.com/, or http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=88788

The Thunder Box – Mobile Compost Toilet

For more information please visit http://www.thunderboxes2go.co.uk/

Created by Astral Jester –  http://astraljesterfilms.blogspot.com/

The Tar Sands Blow

The Canadian Tar Sands is the world’s largest, and dirtiest, energy project. Dirty oil sands crude generates as much as five times greenhouse gas as conventional oil. Yet, unless steps are taken by the U.S. and Canada, both countries will become irrevocably addicted to the dirtiest oil on earth.

For more information you can visit – http://www.agit-pop.com, http://www.greenpeace.org/canada

 

 

Permaculture and Time with Geoff Lawton

Running time 4.42 mins

In this Machinima animated short film, meet the virtual Geoff Lawton as he takes us on a visual journey from discovering a meaningful activity to an expanded perception of time. Created by AstralJesterFilms and produced by The PermaScience Team with the real life voice of International Permaculture Guru Geoff Lawton. All set to the cyber subtropical rainforest backdrop of Northern New South Wales, Australia.

For more information visit http://www.permaculture.org.au, www.permaculture.org.uk or http://astraljesterfilms.blogspot.com

Rethinking plastic

Running time 10 mins

An excellent short documentary following two campaigners and their experiences in their quest to rid not only the local community of plastic bags but the world of this plight.

Produced, directed & filmed by Djonny & Kanika – www.djonny.co.uk