Sociocracy - The Movement

The Green Changemakers

It is now a worldwide movement with a strong presence in its home country, the Netherlands, and also in other European countries, the US, South America, India, Australia, and with new developments in Africa and Asia. By Ted J.

How to Create a Movement for Change

Green Prophet

If you believe in yourself, in people and causes, then you must believe in movements because these are three major components of a movement. In its simplest form, a movement is a group of people, small or large, working together for a common cause, be it social, political or cultural.

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Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Urban farming, whether found in large urban cities like Chicago , or in a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem , is rapidly becoming a worldwide movement.

The Arab Youth Climate Movement Is Born

Green Prophet

Established in the lead up to the COP18 Doha negotiations, the Arab Youth Climate Movement brings together over 20 campaigners from 15 MENA countries. So look out for GreenProphet’s interview with him but for now, find out more about the members of the Arab Youth Climate Movement here.

Alexei Navalny & the Anti-Corruption Movement in Russia

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If we remember that the Maidan “demonstrations”, which led to the problems, which is still expressing it mildly, in the Ukraine also started claiming to be an anti-corruption movement.

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Slow Toy Movement

Green (Living) Review

Make way for the slow toy movement Is the ideal toy for your child this Christmas really a battery operated dog that poos…seriously?! Recently saw the official launch of the Slow Toy Movement, an inspired concept that aims to promote well made toys that are sourced ethically and leave plenty to kid’s imagination. The Slow Movement is set to be the next big cultural movement for the toy industry. So, let's hear it for the Slow Toy Movement.

Occupy Movement Steers Toward Pedal Power

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is now literally people-powered. After their gas-fueled generators were confiscated on Friday, the protestors have found a solution in the stationary bike. According to estimates from the non-profit group Time’s Up , it’ll take only 11 of these bikes to provide enough power for the entire OWS camp.

The Party – the working class movement – is always right

Green (Living) Review

Basically the meaning is – the true one – that the movement, the party, is always right to fight against capitalism and imperialism, against injustices and for the right of the proletariat. That does not, however, mean that the movement, the party, can do no wrong on other levels; far from it.

How the Tiny House Movement turned me Into a Hater.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Funny Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) coffin rant small house tiny house movementI have seen real people—seemingly normal people—buy and live in a coffin sized house.

What the Body Positive Movement is Not About.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) #effyourbeautystandards #everybodyyoga body positive movement body shame body-love fat fat-shaming glorifying obesity health Jessamyn Stanley overweight Tess Holliday your worthUsually, when I see a woman in print who resembles my body type, she is in the "before" photo.

VIDEO: Animal Rights Movement Moving Backwards

Eccorazzi

Watch the video above for his lecture on what’s holding the animal movement back, and how The Abolitionist Approach can help propel it forward. A questions and answers period follows his speech and expands on the views of the movement at large. Is veganism a moral issue?

Follow that Grizzly: Understanding Bear Movements in the Northwest

Nature Conservancy - Science

She also gave scientists one of their longest records of bear movement. The researchers took those insights and built a model of grizzly movement in the region. Collared grizzly bear number 106 became a local legend of sorts.

A Successful Organic Farming Movement in Brazil.

Elephant Journal

Could this movement be a model for other Latin American countries? Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today agro-ecology brazil cooperative farms food security global organic farming

Embracing the Youth Movement in Carolina

10,000 Birds

I suppose it says a fair bit about the birding community that my 30-something self was lumped in with the teens and 20s that make up the core of this youth movement, but I’m happy to help.

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Conservancy Talk

It’s also a good time to reflect on the lessons that other movements can learn from Dr. King’s leadership. What can we do to build a bigger movement for lasting change? The environmental movement could also learn from Dr. King’s example of seeking common ground on divisive issues.

Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

We were both lucky to grow up close to the British countryside—childhoods full of rambling across the hills, eating wild blackberries until we turned blue (at least on the outside!), and exploring rock pools and beaches dodging the inevitable rain of a British summer day.

A Traditional Foods Movement: The Balance of Healthy Eating

Green (Living) Review

The traditional foods movement calls you back to the kitchen, and allows you to weave the connections between the food on your table, the time you take to prepare it and the farms that produce it. There is a movement afoot to restore this way of eating.

Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Conservancy Talk

As Black History Month comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the many contributions the African American community has made to conservation and the environmental movement. By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Hazel Wong, Director of Conservation Campaigns.

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

The Green Samaritan

to move forward The Donate Movement to encourage and increase awareness of the power of donating all of which makes a difference in people’s lives, strengthens communities and creates a healthier environment.

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Using Fish Movement to Make Sure Marine Reserves Actually Work

Nature Conservancy - Science

The first comprehensive review of larval dispersal and movement patterns of coral reef fish species shows how we can use this information to improve marine reserve design so they actually work! Fish movement distances from Green et al.

Why The Climate Movement Cannot Ignore Trade

Sierra Club Compass

But there is another tipping point that will affect the success of the climate movement: the free trade tipping point. Bigger and badder threats from the fossil fuel industry have set a fire under the climate movement. Photo courtesy of Jim Wylie.

The 'Right to Repair' Movement Is Being Led by Farmers

Green (Living) Review

The right to repair movement is an effort to loosen laws to allow consumers to be able to fix technology without sending it back to the original manufacturer. Farmers are pushing back against legislation that prevents them from fixing their own equipment. If successful, it will be a huge victory for consumers. A major national group has adopted a policy to fight for the right to repair electronics, but it might not be the one you'd expect: farmers.

The Gap Between Wildlife and the Animal Rights Movement

10,000 Birds

Today I’m exploring a couple questions that have been bouncing in my head for a while…I’d love to hear your thoughts…I’m not calling into question animal rights, just the focus of the movement. The animal rights movement is (rightly) closely associated with protesting things like factory farming, dogfighting, etc…basically, the mistreatment of animals.

The Power of a Grassroots Movement. {Video}

Elephant Journal

The Climate Reality Project is dedicated to unleashing a global cultural movement demanding action on the climate crisis. The science on climate change is settled. Carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is creating a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop it.

Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement is Growing!

Green Prophet

They have developed an online platform where would-be and ongoing urban farmers can share their experiences, tips, challenges, and in general foster a community that will maintain a city farming movement that is clearly on the rise. Can urban agriculture save Cairo?

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism

Eccorazzi

Ever wondered what the effects of the mainstream “animal movement” are on the public perception of veganism? The word “vegan” is bandied about a lot, but it has no substantial meaning to those in the “movement” (and subsequently the public) who use it.

Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 And will human development prevent them from getting there? Now you can see those migrations in motion.

San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement

Eccorazzi

Read More The post San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Board V.P. Kevin Beiser said the new plan will force students to try vegetarian foods, when they might not otherwise make that choice.

Autumn Movement. ~ Kiersten Figurski

Elephant Journal

"I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful thing lasts.". Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Yoga autumn beauty fall fragile golden New Mexico poem Sandburg seeds temporary

McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’

Green Prophet

Still, it’s clear that the movement is new and developing so McKibben advises that we give it a gentle nudge in the right direction if it strays from the green path.

Understanding the Growing Living Yoga Movement.

Elephant Journal

Living yoga is beyond words. It is a journey to be undertaken. Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today journey living yoga path walking the talk

Middle Easterners Join Movement to Occupy Rooftops

Green Prophet

The Occupy Wall Street protest may be dwindling down, but it has inspired other movements around the United States and the world. The economic incentives for promoting solar energy and therefore the connection to the Occupy Wall Street movement were clear to the Solar Mosaic organizers.

Help Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocacy Through the People Powered Movement Photo Contest

Wend Magazine

If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’d better get digging for the best shot you’ve ever taken of bicycling or walking because The People Powered Movement Photo Contest is now looking for just that–and they’re offering up a heavy set of prizes for the winner.

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Basel Burgan: A Force Behind Jordan’s Anti-Nuke Movement

Green Prophet

Business & Politics Energy activism Anti-nuclear movement interview Jordan nuclear power plantsOur interview with activist Basel Burgan, a leading figure against nuclear proliferation for energy, in Jordan. . The Jordan Times reports that energy officials have expanded their search for a nuclear reactor site in Mafraq despite growing resistance from city residents and anti-nuclear supporters throughout the Kingdom.

Turkey’s First “Slow City” Promotes Local Agriculture, Slow Food Movement

Green Prophet

Seferihisar, a city on Turkey’s western Aegean coast, is part of Cittaslow, an international movement founded to promote the Slow Food movement around the world. Slow Food Movement Is Active In Beirut. Architecture & Urban slow food movement

Three Loaves movement takes on hunger with real food for real people

Green (Living) Review

Initially begun through Jerry''s food site, Cooking Stoned , the Three Loaves movement is rather simple at its core, and it enables everyone to make a difference in their community through food.

British To Track Penguin Movements

Eco Friendly Daily

The scientists are hoping the tags will lead to further breakthroughs in understanding penguins in general and especially their overall movements. Penguins are largely suffering at the hands of global warming.

Celebs Join Movement to Remember Euthanized Homeless Pets

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Celebs Join Movement to Remember Euthanized Homeless Pets appeared first on Ecorazzi. The Remember Me Thursday event will have people from around the world lighting a candle for those pets that didn’t get a second chance at life.

Music, Movement & the Beat of the Breath. ~ Anne Samit

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Anne Samit ballet class breath as music dancers and yoga moving meditation music and flow music in yoga class Yoga Speak: Movement I can''t exactly pinpoint what it is about yoga that clicks with me, but something definitely does. And I don''t think it''s to anything new in me which it connects but rather to something seemingly age old, perhaps from the time I was little and from maybe even before.

The Affordable HealthCare Movements Impact on Social Reform

Elephant Journal

The Affordable Healthcare Movements Impact on Social Reform Your inner Activist wants to find a clearly defined direction and refuses to stay submissive. It insists on being fully yourself, whatever it may cost. A profound longing for inner truth demands undivided attention. Your inner Activist is well on its way to creating social change! With […].

Choice Point Movement

The Green Changemakers

2012 - Choice Point - The Movie [link]. Documentary Future Love Peace

Ian Somerhalder Supports Anti-Fracking Movement

Eccorazzi

Somerhalder, who’s originally from Covington, Louisiana, attended attended Read More The post Ian Somerhalder Supports Anti-Fracking Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Actor and activist, Ian Somerhalder, is criticizing a proposal to set up a fracking well in St.

Islamic Gardens – They Could Build A Green Muslim Movement

Green Prophet

What kind of state did you find the environmental movement amongst British Muslims in the UK? So the Islamic environmental ethic works very well with the currently growing Permaculture movement.