Small Wonders

An Eco-Friendly Love Story To Inspire You

GRETA Thunberg has become the most powerful voice advocating for global climate action, inspiring youth to fearlessly stand up for their future. Her explosive speech at the recent UN Climate Change Conference was a perfect example of that fearlessness – and is exactly the wake up call the world and it’s leaders so desperately need.…

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The Rise Of The Ethical Indian Consumer

HAVE you heard of ethically sourced, fair trade products? Conflict free diamonds? Or cruelty free makeup? Consumers have been using boycotts and flexing their purchase power for years to achieve change and force political transformation. Behind this seemingly modern movement of ethical consumption lies India’s forward-thinking Bapu who touted the ideals of homespun clothing and…

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India’s Growing Sustainable Food Movement

SUSTAINABILITY. It’s a popular catchphrase these days in the development sector that now includes food and agriculture. But what does it really mean? According to the American Public Health Association, a sustainable food system is one that “provides healthy food to meet current food needs while maintaining healthy ecosystems that can also provide food for…

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A Fresh Look At What We Eat

IT was the autumn of 2004 when Canadian environmentalists Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon discovered a diet that would start a mini revolution in the way we think about the food we consume. The young couple were visiting their cabin in the wilderness of northern British Columbia when they realised they had nothing to put on…

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Green Shoots Of Social Innovation

HERE’s a nugget of information that is sure to make your day. Did you know that the video revolution is not just happening on social media, but across rural India where farmers are making and sharing videos of best agricultural practices and transforming the countryside – and their lives? This is one example of social…

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