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We love this video from Braincraft on the amazing effects of gratitude.

Its a start lets hope other airlines follow suit.

Source: https://brightvibes.com/1068/en/the-worlds-first-plastic-free-flight-just-took-to-the-skies-but-will-other-airlines-follow-suit?fbclid=

HI FLY LEADS THE WORLD WITH PLASTIC-FREE TRIAL FLIGHT

In a global first for the airline industry, and a defining moment for the sustainability of the planet, Portuguese carrier Hi Fly took to the skies with the first ever jet-age passenger flight with not a single-use plastic item on board.

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Great film from Andy George who sets out to make his out suit out of raw materials. Andy takes us on a journey of tracking down all the raw materials he needs.

Well done How to make Everything.

Today, getting what you need is as easy as a trip to the store. From food to clothing, energy, medicine, and so much more, Andy George will discover what it takes to make everything from scratch. His mission is to understand the complex processes of manufacturing that is often taken for granted and do it all himself. Each week he’s traveling the world to bypass the modern supply chain in order to harvest raw materials straight from the source. Along the way, he’s answering the questions you never thought to ask.

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Taking place at the Merlin Theatre in Frome on Sunday 21 October (10am-5pm), The Tree Conference 2018 will promote the message that it is possible to halt deforestation and indeed increase forest cover worldwide.

The event will share practical solutions for preserving and renewing our trees and forests, strengthen support for people working with trees and highlight practical strategies for citizen-led tree planting. The day’s programme aims to illustrate that large-scale reforestation and re-greening of deserts is possible, and that we can halt the destruction of the last of the Earth’s ancient growth forests.

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What if we could save the fishing industry and protect the ocean at the same time? Marine ecologist Enric Sala shares his bold plan to safeguard the high seas — some of the last wild places on earth, which fall outside the jurisdiction of any single country — by creating a giant marine reserve that covers two-thirds of the world’s ocean. By protecting the high seas, Sala believes we will restore the ecological, economic and social benefits of the ocean. “When we can align economic needs with conservation, miracles can happen,” Sala says.
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Tomorrow – Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent
Many things have been tried to resolve the ecological and economic crises. They haven’t really worked. According to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohammed Yunnus, the strongest driving force in human beings is their desire and their imagination. He believes that today we must make films and tell stories that spark the desire to build another world. This is what Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent decided to do by lining up known solutions in all spheres side-by-side to show what our society could look like tomorrow…
http://www.demain-lefilm.com
https://www.facebook.com/demain.lefilm

Colourfest is a dynamic, beautiful and constantly evolving gem of a gathering that celebrates life through connection, ceremony, yoga, dance, music, art & theatre.

It was created as an alternative festival for those feeling to connect with life in a deeper way. Upbeat, nurturing and family friendly, we have dreamed a packed program that will speak to the soul in a variety of ways.
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On Saturday April 7th local residents returned their plastic packaging to Sainsburys.

Frome #Return the Plastic has started at Sainsbury’s.

Around 50 people returned their plastic wrapping to Sainsbury’s on Saturday 7th April in Frome with the idea also being taken up in Wells, Bradford on Avon and Warminister.

This will be a regular event on the first Saturday of the month in Frome with the next target being M&S on Saturday 5th May and spreading around the country.

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UN IMO protest April 3rd, 2018. Shipping is the world’s dirty secret releasing huge amounts of very harmful pollution out at sea. Find out more here – http://www.ecohustler.co.uk/2018/04/0…

We went out with the Positive Youth Team to report from the Lush Summit 2018.

The Lush Summit 2018 was a hotbed of discussion, debate, activism and action, from campaigners and grassroots voices across the globe.

With topics spanning human rights, animal rights, and the environment it was an opportunity to learn more about the charities and organisations making a difference in 2018.
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