“An extraordinary quality of leadership”: Porritt on the Games

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: Cities , Leadership

Jonathon Porritt, Chair of the London 2012 Sustainability Ambassadors Group, explains what the ambition for London to have organised “the most sustainable summer Olympics of modern times” actually means. 

Participatory mapping: the next Jungle Book?

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 by Katie Shaw
Tags: Education, Leadership

Amazon Watch coordinator Gregor MacLennan talks about his work with communities to preserve ecosystems, and his journey since graduating from Forum for the Future’s Masters programme.

Feeding plastic waste to fungi

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Forests

Mushrooms are one of the planet’s most effective natural recycling systems. Can they help us fix our landfill problem? 

Can retrofit enhance urban ecosystems?

Friday, 03 February 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Cities , Construction

Taking account of natural surroundings when planning a retrofit can reduce heating costs, create a more pleasant environment and even boost profits.

Construction company puts biodiversity on its agenda

Friday, 27 January 2012 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Forests

Lafarge transforms old quarry sites to give a new home to indigenous flora and fauna.

Big Brother gone green?

Friday, 11 November 2011 by Hugh Knowles
Tags: ICT

The revolution in remote monitoring should help solve environmental problems, but might it also increase our distance from the natural world? Hugh Knowles and Martin Wright investigate.
 

Bees keep the peace between elephants and farmers

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture

Beehive fences are proving effective at deterring crop-raiding and reducing human-elephant conflict.
 

Where holy teachings meet green goals

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Leadership

Three leaders from Islam, Buddhism and Christianity tell Green Futures how their religion perceives the role of people on the planet.

African faith leaders collaborate on climate action

Thursday, 15 September 2011 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Consumer engagement

Forums in Nigeria and Ethiopia bring together faith leaders, environmental activists and policy makers, and inspire real commitments.

The Sikh that cleaned the holy river

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 by Anna Simpson
Tags:

How the voluntary service of one revered spiritual leader led to the transformation of a sacred river in the Punjab.

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