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Ecoplanet Bamboo Group

Winner of the US Department of State’s 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence, [1] Founded in 2010 by Troy Wiseman and Camille Rebelo, Bamboo EcoPlanet has pioneered the industrialization of bamboo as an alternative fiber for timber manufacturing industries. To date the Company has 37,250 acres of bamboo farms under ownership, in Central American, Western and Southern Africa, with larger scale underway plantations . (more…)

Eco-running

Eco-running is the variation of recreational running in which the participant collects the message that is found along the path traveled. The founder of Eco-Running is Samuel Huber of Milwaukee , Wisconsin in the United States. [1] (more…)

Eco-communalism

Eco-communalism (shorthand for “ecological communalism “) is an environmental philosophy based on simple living , self-sufficiency , sustainability , and local economies . Eco-communalists envision a future in which the economic system of capitalism is replaced by a global web of economically interdependent and interconnected small local common . Decentralized government, a focus on agriculture , biodiversity , and green economics are all tenets of eco-communalism. quote needed ] (more…)

Dark-sky movement

The dark-sky movement is a campaign to reduce light pollution . The advantages of reducing light pollution in the environment, improving the well-being, [1] health [2] and safety [3] of both people and wildlife, [4] and cutting down on energy use. Earth Hour and National Dark-Sky Week are two examples of such efforts. (more…)

Conservation movement

The conservation movement , also known as nature conservation , is a political, environmental and a social movement that seeks to protect natural resources and their habitat for the future. (more…)

Clean Air India Movement

Clean Air India Movement (CLAIM) is a nationally launched campaign by Blueair in India on May 5, 2015. The campaign was initiated by the air purifier brand Blueair and the key role played by Mr. Vijay Kannan, the India head of Blueair . The ceremonial event took place at the monumental Purana Qila by planting a tree by the Google boy Kautilya Panditand Mr. Vijay Kannan himself.The Clean Air India Movement is a 360 ° degree campaign aimed at engaging, encouraging, and educating Indian citizens. “Our campaign is to tell people we are not helpless when it comes to challenging air pollution. Even simple acts by individuals such as these can make a difference when it comes to showing responsibility and care, which is why we have taken the initiative to make the call and mobilize for action, “said Mr. Kannan. [1] (more…)

Chipko movement

The Chipko Movement gold Chipko Andolan Was Primarily a forest conservation movement in India That Began in 1973 and Went there to Become a rallying spot for Many future environmental movements all over the world it created a precedent for starting of non-violent protest in India [ 1] and its success meant that the world immediately took control of this non violent movement, which was to inspire in time many such eco-groups by helping to slow down the rapid deforestation, exposes vested interests, increases ecological awareness, and demonstrates the viability of people power. Above all, it was up to the existing civil society in India, which began with the issues of tribal and marginalized people. Today, beyond the eco-socialism hue, it is being viewed as an ecofeminism movement. Many of its leaders were men, but they were not mainstay, because they were the most affected by the deforestation rampant, [2] which led to a lack of firewood. and irrigation . Over the years they have also become primary stakeholders in a afforestation of afforestation work that has happened under the Chipko movement. [3][4] [5] In 1987, the Chipko movement was awarded the Right Livelihood Award . [6] The Aandolan chipko is a movement that practices the Gandhian methods of Satyagraha where both male and female activists played vital roles, including Gaura Devi , Sudesha Devi, Bachni Devi and Chandi Prasad Bhatt.

Bioregionalism

Bioregionalism is a political , cultural , and ecological system based on bioregions , similar to ecoregions . Bioregions are defined through physical and environmental features, Including watershed boundaries and soil and terraincharacteristics. Bioregionalism stresses that the determination of a bioregion is also a cultural phenomenon, and emphasizes local populations, knowledge, and solutions. [1] (more…)

Beyond Coal

The Beyond Coal movement is a campaign by the Sierra Club to promote renewable energy instead of coal . [1] Their primary objective is to close coal power plants in the United States , including at least one-third of the world’s more than 500 coal plants by 2020, and to replace them with renewable energy sources. The campaign is also active in other countries; for example they are trying to prevent the construction of the Kosovo Thermal Power Plant near Pristina , Kosovo ; to this end they collaborated with academic and Obama administration climate advisorDan Kammen . [2] In particular, Appalachia and the Powder River Basin , where the majority of American coal reserves are located, [1] and preventing coal from being exported from America. [3] (more…)

Back-to-the-land movement

The Back-To-The-Land Movement is a term covering a number of agrarian movements across different historical periods. The common thread is a call for people to take over smallholding and to grow food from the land on a small-scale basis, whether for themselves or for others. There have been a variety of motives behind such movements, such as social reform, land redistribution, and civilian war efforts. Groups involved have included political reformers, counter-culture hippies, and religious separatists. (more…)