Uplifting reforesting story from Kenya. Since 1977, the Green Belt Movement, founded by Professor Wangari Maathai, has planted over 30 million trees... and countless seeds of hope. "When we plant trees, we plant seeds of peace, we plant seeds of hope. So it all begins here - this is our cradle." ~ Judy Kimano, Project Officer Watch video
Findhoron Fellow, Paul Allen reflects on the inspiration and learnings emerging from the New Story Summit: Inspiring Pathways for our Planetary Future, held at the Findhorn Foundation and Community 27 September - 3 October 2014. He offers practical steps we can each take to reduce our impact on the Earth now, whilst increasing our joy and quality of life - a good news story and a definite 'win-win' for people and planet. Continue reading
A fast-paced, passionate and engaging TED talk by Guy Dauncey. He and his wife Carolyn Herriot are Findhorn Foundation Fellows living in British Columbia, Canada where both are exploring the personal and global aspects of a sustainable world. Guy's brilliant TED talk in Vancouver in 2009 covers many aspects of the new story from organic gardening and appropriate technology to global governance and universal spirituality. His outlook is positive, audacious and courts the miraculous. Hope you … Watch video
Paul Allen, who will be participating in Findhorn's New Story Summit 27 September - 3 October 2014, shares his vision of a new story for humanity in this excerpt from a short talk he will be giving at the event. Paul is a member of the famous Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) and is a leader in the ground-breaking Zero Carbon Britain research programme. Continue reading
We cannot separate. This is the lesson of climate change. We, as a race, are being called upon to understand compassion, to understand solidarity, and to understand that what happens in the Sub-Sahara happens here. I firmly believe that climate change as a physical reality has been given to us as an important call for us as the human race to stand up for our highest purpose.
Inspiring to see young people turning their attention and ingenuity to projects such as this one by 19 year-old, Boyan Slat, to clean up the Pacific Ocean in just 10 years. http://youtu.be/TTGqP8wjfiU Continue reading