The biotruck expedition was an extraordinary success being independently certified as the world’s first Carbon-Negative Expedition. Andy Pag and John Grimshaw travelled through France, Spain, Morocco and Mauritania to a small town in Mali, 200km short of Timbuktu where they delivered a biodiesel processing unit to MFC, a local charity. Here are some of the highlights from their trip…
Commitment from volunteers needs to be matched by political commitment. VSO Mongolia is using international and national volunteers to create an environment for local volunteering projects to flourish. A succesful primary health care pilot is now being taken up by health departments around the country.
Protect yourself! is the first HIV awareness video produced by and for Deaf people in Ghana. The production is the result of an international collaboration between Deaf students, from Mampong School for the Deaf and Remark!, a Deaf Film Production company from London, UK.
Based in a market town in North Yorkshire, the renovation of Richmond Station shows the advantages this has brought to the local community e.g. a restaurant. Video provided by the ‘Commission for Rural Communities’.
Winner of the Whitley Award 2010 donated by The Shears Foundation was Jimmy Muheebwa. Jimmy is inspiring communities in Lake Victoria’s catchment zone, Uganda, to use the wetlands sustainably and is saving the region’s local wildlife, including Uganda’s national bird, the grey-crowned crane.
What is the Meatrix? The Meatrix is the story we tell ourselves about where our meat and animal products come from. Take the red pill and find out the truth.
Stunning timelapse film of the construction of 3 wind turbines at Bristol Port. The turbines will produce over 15 million units of new green electricity annually, enough to save around 13,000 tonnes of Carbon emissions every year for the next 30 years.
Exploring the natural world, experiencing accelerated time, submerging the viewer within the molecular world. Dreaming of photosynthesis and osmotic processes. Day seeps into night and the somnambulist enters the solstice.
Plants capture the sun’s energy and store it as sugar, our cells then use this energy to power our bodies. Sugar batteries do the same, using the trapped energy in the sugar to provide electricity.
We Are Futureproof spent a morning in Covent Garden, London, asking people what they thought about car adverts. Could they be clearer? Do the numbers mean anything? Are colour-coded labels a step in the right direction?