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green.tv Weekly News – September 30th 2011

green.tv Weekly News – September 30th 2011

Levi’s endeavour to turn the tap off and some Stanford students attempt to break a solar powered record

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Today I Changed the World…and Myself

Today I Changed the World…and Myself

Presented by BTCV Vice President, Sir David Attenborough,

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Tenadi Co-operative Group, Winner of the UNEP Sasakawa Prize

Tenadi Co-operative Group, Winner of the UNEP Sasakawa Prize

The Tenadi Co-operative Group, lead by Sidi El Moktar Waled, was awarded the 2006 Sasakawa Prize by the United Nations Environment Programme, for their efforts to fight desertification in their local community of Tenadi, Mauritania.

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People, Plants and Pollinators – Kenya

People, Plants and Pollinators – Kenya

Whitley Award donated by The William Brake Charitable Trust. Dino Martins (Kenya) is working with the East Africa Natural History Society in the Great Rift Valley and Taita Hills to improve local understanding and awareness of the vital role of insects in pollinating crops and encourage more sustainable methods of agriculture, to create a better future for people, plants and pollinators.

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green.tv Weekly News – September 27th 2010

green.tv Weekly News – September 27th 2010

Eco-friendly tyres, eco-friendly cars and eco-friendly cities in this week’s news.

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Renewable energy – Wind and Biomass

Renewable energy – Wind and Biomass

Richard Gedge, a beef and sheep farmer based in Exmoor, talks about his use of wind and biomass to power and heat his farm. With a payback period of 5 years and huge environmental benefits, Richard believes that more farmers should be exploiting renewable technology to gain profits for their businesses.

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Unilever – progress on sustainability

Unilever – progress on sustainability

Paul Polman CEO outlines how the company’s on-going commitment to sustainability makes sense both from a consumer and economic standpoint and that it drives innovation within the business.

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Petropolis

Petropolis

Shot primarily from a helicopter, filmmaker Peter Mettler’s ‘Petropolis – Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands’ offers an unparalleled view of the world’s largest industrial, capital and energy project.

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Nepal – From Policy to Playground

Nepal – From Policy to Playground

VSO volunteers have been supporting education in Nepal for over forty years. Today they’re sharing their skills at all levels of the education system to ensure real, lasting change. Hear from VSO volunteers helping teachers, children and the government alike to improve teaching and working conditions throughout the country.

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Catrin in Zambia

Catrin in Zambia

VSO Zambia’s programme focuses on HIV & AIDS, secure livelihoods (gender & food security), and citizen participation, gender and governance. This film follows VSO volunteer Catrin Lloyd-Cowell and her work with Zambian Schools organisation ZOCS.

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