Steve Eggleston reports:
Hippity Hip Hooray for Seed Sovereignty
Sandwiched between Thanksgiving and Christmas last year, a wonderful thing happened. On December 17, 2018, 121 members of the United Nations showed some courage and foresight: they approved (over 8 nays and 52 abstentions) the Declaration of the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas.
Thank you SAND for your works and for this talk from Robert Spira
Rupert Spira makes the case for embracing one unique authority: the absolute knowledge of our own being. It is the only thing that all people have in common, the source of the peace and fulfillment for which all people long.
Important film from The Inspiration Journey with narration by Jane Goodall
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall
Source: The Inspiration Journey
What a great idea!
As Daniela Orozco picks off excess plastic bordering a 3D-printed box, she recalls how many homeless people she saw on her way to school when she was a high school freshman.
Its a start lets hope other airlines follow suit.
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.
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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We at Positive TV love this Otherworldly Gallery in Talum, Mexico.
IK LAB, a new contemporary art gallery set to open in Tulum, Mexico, is a fitting addition to the wellness-and-spirituality-loving beachside town. Set within the grounds of the eco-friendly Azulik resort, the space boasts a truly unique character: its walls are curved, its floors undulate, and its massive glass windows and doors are circular, like new moons. Every surface is covered with saplings and vines, sourced sustainably from local jungles, or swaths of smooth faux-concrete whose texture recalls the interior of a shell; living trees and plant life sprout from walls, the ceiling, and the floor. The experience demands mindfulness—you must be barefoot inside, and if you’re not careful, you could lose balance, or worse, trip over a work of art.
Herman Hesse on Trees:
For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, like Beethoven and Nietzsche. In their highest boughs the world rustles, their roots rest in infinity; but they do not lose themselves there, they struggle with all the force of their lives for one thing only: to fulfill themselves according to their own laws, to build up their own form, to represent themselves. [continue reading…]
More than three million women formed an over 600-km long unbroken human chain ‘Vanitha Mathil’ (Women’s Wall) on Tuesday linking Kasargode in North Kerala to Ayyanakali square near the Governor’s residence in Thiruvananthapuram, to defend gender justice and values of renaissance in the society. Men formed another human chain parallel to the Women’s Wall throughout the state in solidarity.
We here at Positive TV are loving the latest series of films from Satish Kumar and The Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine.
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Satish Kumar, long-term peace and environmental activist and Editor Emeritus of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, shares his wisdom on Peace and Nature.
“We must make peace with Nature. If we fight a war with Nature, we will be the losers,” says Satish Kumar.
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