Did you know it’s possible to grow plants in sand and gravel with nutrients but without soil? It’s called hydroponics, and it is one of the many important projects happening in Azraq refugee camp, located in Jordan on hot desert terrain, where over 53,000 displaced people of the Syrian civil war are sheltered.  With funding from the World Food Programme, the […]

March 20 is International Happiness Day. Definitely a day to celebrate!  Join the movement for a happier world by clicking here.  And commemorate it with the UN, UNICEF and Smurfs:

In 2012 the United Nations designated March 20th as the International Day of Happiness by adopting UN Resolution 66/281. Article 2 of UN Resolution 66/281: International Day of Happiness: Invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organizations and individuals, to […]

The world’s nations recently adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030. The goals offer everyone, each and every person, an opportunity to promote responsibility. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here The Good Times quotes things you […]

Last year, the world’s nations adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved in 15 years. The goals offer governments, international organizations, world leaders and you, personally, an opportunity to promote responsibility. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here […]

In 2015, the world’s nations adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved over the next 15 years. The goals offer an opportunity to promote responsibility, even at the individual level. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here The […]

This story has been reported by several news channels in the last few days, but it’s worth repeating. The UN has reached one of the millennium development goals ahead of schedule. Goal number 7 is to “Ensure environmental sustainability.” Within that goal, target 7C is to “Halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without […]