WaterAid is asking Glastonbury revellers to create a big stink to put a stop to the water and sanitation scandal by signing a petition for Gordon Brown…
A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. Rahimafrooz Batteries Limited (RBL) has played a central role in delivering the world’s most successful solar power programme.
See what others are doing as part of 10.10.10 A Global Day of Doing and get inspired.
Dr Ramana Athreya, winner of the 2011 Whitley Award donated by The Friends of the WFN, is an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and a co-ordinator with Eco-Systems India. Ramana is working on landscape and biodiversity protection in India’s least populated state – Arunachal Pradesh – by forming conservation alliances with Himalayan tribes-people.
Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, looks at what the UK utility company is doing to move its energy infrastructure towards a green, low carbon environment. In one case he points to the company’s smart grid pilots that will test new technology for a ‘smarter’ future aiding customers to conserve energy usage.
The world needs more champions. Challenge them to detox our water.
A behind the scenes look at the UN Secretary-General’s recent visit to the Arctic where he witnessed first hand the rapid effects on the local environment caused by global warming.
Ashley Church of England Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009. The whole school community has worked together to bring the climate change motive into everything they do.
Are you 18 to 25 and passionate about international development? VSO’s Youth for Development (YfD) programme gives you the chance to live and work in a developing country for up to a year. This film gives you a tempting taster of the YfD experience – hear from outgoing volunteers on what motivates them, and find out how Rob and Ruth are adapting to life in stunning Mongolia.
We have places in two of London’s most prestigious running events – Bupa 10K and Royal Parks Half marathon. Sign up and join the VSO team today. Your money will help us fight poverty and change the lives of some of the world’s poorest communities.