Community action for sustainability

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2016, Coming up

Oct 1 - World Vegetarian Day W. Annual event which initiates the month of October as Vegetarian Awareness Month worldvegetarianday.org

2 - International Day of Non-Violence W. Annual event observed on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

6 - Outdoor Classroom Day, a day to celebrate and inspire learning and play outside the classroom / ...more events

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2016, Recent edits

France bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery, Sep 17 [1]

Featured - Video - Quote / . . . . places - topics - resources / category / UK . . . / Village pump

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China news

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Madagascar

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Featured quote

"The idea that the American model of liberal capitalism offers the widest scope for individual opportunity is the great ideological hoax of our times."



David Clark

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Recent discussion

Communities taking charge of local economies

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Greece: Athens' unofficial community initiatives offer hope after government failures, Sep 21 [2]

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Sweden: Waste not want not: Sweden to give tax breaks for repairs, Sep 19 [3]

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Citizens data initiative: New digital tool can help fight overfishing around the world, Sep 15 [4]

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Legal resources: ICC widens remit to include environmental destruction cases, Sep 15 [5]

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California Seed Sharing Bill Signed into Law, Sep 14 [6]

References

  1. independent.co.uk
  2. The Guardian
  3. The Guardian
  4. grist.org
  5. The Guardian
  6. [http://www.shareable.net/blog/california-seed-sharing-bill-signed-into-law @Shareable}


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Paris is banning traffic from half the city. Why can’t London have a car-free day? Sep 22 [1]

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Saving Bangladesh’s last rainforest, Sep 21 [2]

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Copenhagen's getting healthier, thanks to everyone in the city, Sep 16 [3]

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Ethical consumerism: Why the 'Break Free From Plastic' movement is a really big deal, Sep 16 [4]

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India news: Why India needs a Wikipedia-like website on environment, Sep 13 [5]

References

  1. The Guardian
  2. news.mongabay.com
  3. The Guardian
  4. TreeHugger
  5. @scroll_in


What

Community action for sustainability, or CASwiki, is information and knowledge sharing, but with a focus on what might be useful to community groups and active citizens. You can help. What can we do to make our communities more sustainable and in support of environmental, social and economic wellbeing? / About CASwiki - Join

Where

At any level from local communities through villages, towns, cities, countries, regions, continents or the whole world. Check out our current list of 269 locations. If the location you're interested in isn't there, can you help by sharing some information about that place in either an existing article, or through starting a new article? ...more

Why

"We start with the simple proposition that citizens should be able to influence decisions which affect the places and communities in which they live, work and visit."

Sustainability isn't just something for experts. It's about everyone's quality of life and we all have a part to play.

CASwiki aims to help link up community and personal action for sustainability worldwide. ...more

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How

Knowledge sharing can help! It can help with finding contacts, making connections and networking. As well as information about places CASwiki shares information and knowledge about 29 Community action for sustainability topics (what we can do - see right hand column) and Resources to help action.

Do

Do help! Do please help CASwiki grow! Share something today! Share your knowledge and information.

Improve articles by clicking "edit" at top of the page or section. Our philosophy is: Be Bold and contribute!

Our Places, Topics, Resources

Any questions? Please ask via our talk page

Social media

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Pinterest: Community action for sustainability - Sustainable Africa - Sustainable Latin America - Sustainable Asia and Oceania - Sustainable Europe - Sustainable North America - Sustainable UK - Sustainable South East England - Sustainable Malling

CASwiki news

As of mid-December 2015, all scheduled CASwiki articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

As of early September all CASwiki topic articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

August 2015, wiki name changed to Community action for sustainability, CASwiki (from Sustainable community action, scawiki)

As of May 2015 half of around 60 topic articles have been set up, as well as all 269 location articles. The remaining topic articles and Sustainable community action Resources articles should get set up during 2015. After that the focus can switch to developing the wiki and its community of editors. / A brief history of scawiki


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CASwiki... Places - Topics - Resources / About - Join - Talk - Village pump / UK


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.