Conservation

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Rooftop Films and BBC America Present “Planet Earth”

by EcoStreet April 21, 2012 Climate Change

Come celebrate Earth Day under the stars. Rooftop Films and BBC America present a free screening of the original uncut Sir David Attenborough-narrated version of “Planet Earth,” followed by the World Premiere of “The Making of Planet Earth.” Don’t miss the earth friendly fun and food trucks! This is a free event. The first 250 […]

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World says goodbye to an Eco-hero

by EcoStreet September 27, 2011 Activism

Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai passed away on Sunday 25th September in Nairobi. She was an inspirational human being who constantly fought for her beliefs and she shows us what a community can achieve when they harness their knowledge and protect their resources. She created the United Nations Environmental Programme  in 1972 and founding the Kenyan […]

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Plastic, or food?

by EcoStreet February 7, 2011 Climate Change

A close up of an ocean sample from the North Atlantic Gyre (slow rotating whirlpools in which plastic trash can accumulate), showing both pieces of plastic and zooplankton. You’d be hard pressed to tell the difference. Fish and other marine organisms often can’t. We currently recover only 5% of the plastics we produce. What happens […]

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Save England’s Forests

by EcoStreet January 30, 2011 Activism

The government is getting ready for a huge sell-off of our national forests to private firms. This could mean ancient woodlands are chopped down and destroyed.   But they need to push new laws through Parliament before these plans can go ahead. That means we have time to stop them. Sign the petition at 38 […]

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The best internship on earth

by EcoStreet March 7, 2010 Activism

Here’s  a head’s up on a new, exciting opportunity from the Sierra Club that could just be The Best Internship on Earth. One lucky young person will get to spend this summer travelling around the US to Sierra Club’s outdoor youth programs, including Inner City Outings, Volunteer Vacations, and Building Bridges to the Outdoors.  The intern […]

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Win tickets to see ‘Radical Nature’ at the Barbican

by EcoStreet October 2, 2009 Activism

We’re giving away two tickets to see ‘Radical Nature‘ at the Barbican in London. It’s the first exhibition to bring together key figures across different generations who have created utopian works and inspiring solutions for our ever-changing planet. Radical Nature draws on ideas that have emerged out of Land Art, environmental activism, experimental architecture and […]

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Wetland clean up at Oude Molen Eco Village this Tuesday

by EcoStreet June 14, 2009 Conservation

CAPE TOWN – Here’s something really worthwhile to do on Tuesday’s public holiday. I’m going because I like to make a contribution to keeping places that I enjoy in good nick, and because I want to teach my children that being a member of a community is a give and take process. Photo credit: Millstone […]

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