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Richard Branson Says Killing Animals for Food Will Be a Thing of the Past

Richard Branson Says Killing Animals for Food Will Be a Thing of the Past

Founder of Virgin and plant-based eater Richard Branson recently shared a viable solution to saving the planet and the lives of millions of animals in his latest blog post. Branson wrote: “I believe we will look back and be shocked at what was the accepted way we killed animals en masse for food. I think that...
Asset Managers with $15 Trillion Urge Companies to Plan Long-Term

Asset Managers with $15 Trillion Urge Companies to Plan Long-Term

A group of prominent asset managers are keeping up the pressure on companies to think long term. Organized under the title of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, nine asset managers from firms representing $15 trillion in assets under management will assemble in New York this month, taking a stand with an open letter to chief executives requesting that they look...
France Will Shut Down Its Coal Plants by 2021

France Will Shut Down Its Coal Plants by 2021

According to French president Emmanuel Macron, France will be shutting down all of its coal plants by 2021 – two years earlier than originally planned. Macron made the announcement during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland back in January. The initiative is just one of the green energy solutions employed by Nicolas Hulot – France’s newest ecology...

Good News from Around the World

There are a lot of good things happening in the world — here are 20 quick headlines you might have missed recently. Source: Facebook, Upworthy  
Why “Alternative” Media is the New Mainstream

Why “Alternative” Media is the New Mainstream

By Ethan Indigo Smith, Contributing writer for Wake Up World Let’s face it, the mainstream media, like CNN, Fox News etc. are great at reporting on the surface understandings of surface issues; car accidents and plane crashes, shootings and robberies; as well as reinforcing why our latest foreign war or domestic loss-of-rights is good/necessary/the only way to peace and...
Sweden’s Recycling

Sweden’s Recycling

When it comes to recycling, Sweden sets an example for the rest of the world. Thanks to a government prioritization on sustainability, the Nordic country recycles 1.5 billion bottles and cans annually, a staggering amount for a population of about 9.6 million (in 2013). In terms of rubbish, Swedes only produce a measly 461 kilograms (1,106 pounds) of...
Former CNN Reporter Confirms Chemtrails. Lawsuit Now Filed In Canada.

Former CNN Reporter Confirms Chemtrails. Lawsuit Now Filed In Canada.

According to Dane Wigington, the founder of the website  GeoEngineeringWatch.org: “We have now enough data to prove that the greatest destructive factor, by far, on the ozone layer is geoengineering (chemtrails). It’s disrupting the hydrological cycle and disrupting the planet. We have governmental agencies that are set up to hide this fact from the population...
The White Helmets nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The White Helmets nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The White Helmets wake up every day to save the lives others are trying so hard to take. These volunteer rescue workers have saved 60,000 lives in Syria and for that, they are under constant attack. Unarmed and impartial, they have just been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Stand in solidarity with them....
Police Cook Pasta for Lonely, Elderly Couple

Police Cook Pasta for Lonely, Elderly Couple

Four officers cooked pasta for a lonely old couple whose sounds of distress were overheard in their home, Rome’s police department said. Authorities were alerted after cries were reported from an apartment in the city, but officers found the occupants had not been the victim of any crime. Click here to read the whole story....
Idea for sustainable living - Wohnwagon

Idea for sustainable living – Wohnwagon

The Wohnwagon (literary translated: living wagon) is best described as an off-grid caravan. It’s a 25 square meters living unit and provides all the utilities you need and has the same comfort as a normal house or flat. The makers Theresa Steininger and Christian Frantal wanted to make a political and philosophical statement about how the...