Scotland Powered by Wind


Scotland Powered by Wind, Clean Energy from Sewage, Indonesian Forest Rights

Wind power met 98% of Scotland’s electricity demand in October and also surpassed national demand on over half of the days; scientists have found a bacteria that can pull 100% of the carbon present in any type of organic waste, turning it into hydrogen gas that can be used for fuel; and indigenous communities in Indonesia are protecting their customary forests from mining and palm oil plantations by reclaiming them from state control.

World’s Largest Tropical Forest


World’s Largest Tropical Forest National Park, Hiring Refugees, ‘Quieter Hour’ for Autistic Shoppers

Colombia’s tropical forest national park Serranía de Chiribiquete is the size of Denmark and has one of the highest biodiversity rates in the northern Amazon; Australian company CERES Fair Food actively hires asylum seekers; and nearly 500 UK supermarkets introduce a ‘quieter hour’ in order to provide a calmer shopping experience for autistic customers.