A special award from Japan’s Environment Minister was handed to the most outstanding student at the 18th “Green Lane” Diary Contest at Green Cross Japan’s ceremony in Tokyo on 10 December 2016. Winning students, their teachers and parents gathered from all over Japan – about 600 people in total. Nationwide, around 100,000 students participate in […]
The new environmental documentary “Nous resterons sur Terre” or “Here to stay” featuring GCI Founding President Mikhail Gorbachev as well as GCI Honorary Board Member Wangari Maathai, environmentalist James Lovelock and philosopher Edgar Morin is now in French theaters. The film by filmmakers Olivier Bourgeois and Pierre Barougier looks at how humankind’s state of harmony with the planet has become unbalanced, raising the issues of urban sprawl, extinct species, depletion of natural resources and global warming.
Filmed over five years in 21 countries, the movie includes an extensive interview with Mr. Gorbachev including the founding of Green Cross International and his perspectives on the past and future for our planet. “We have to act, it is imperative for us all: whatever the country we live in, whatever the nation to which we belong, whatever our culture or our religion,” Mr. Gorbachev said in the movie. Today this is the question of questions.”
In 2016, Green Cross Sweden and the Green Belt Movement are continuing their partnership to promote peace through environmental restoration and cooperation to communities in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Their efforts have taken on a new significance this year, with the establishment of a new Peace Park commemorating victims of terror. Just over a year ago, […]