Responsibility

In a globalised world, our problems are interconnected. Your car is linked to oil pollution, your mobile phone to the civil war in Africa. How can we accept collective responsibility?

The internet creates new opportunities to connect on a global level to start tackling the problems that concern all of us. There are local initiatives waiting for you right on your doorstep.

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News Interview: Space Junk – How Can We Stop Outer Space Turning Into a Garbage Dump?

Satellites offer us crucial information that can help us protect our planet, but while the number of satellites in orbit grows, so does the amount of space junk - dead satellites, pieces of machinery and debris left by humans in space. We talked to Holger Krag from ESA about why space junk is a problem and about what is being done to clean up the mess. Read on

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News In Ghana, a New App is Striving to Save Fishermen’s Livelihoods

For years, Ghana’s lively fishing culture has been floundering. Nearly 10% of the country depends on the fishing industry, but illegal activity along the coast is ravaging wild fish populations. Now, a new app called DASE is tilting power back in favour of small-scale fishers and their communities by allowing them to easily report infractions at sea. Read on

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News Sheltersuit - A Warm Jacket and a Portable Bed Combined

For many people, it's not always possible to curl up in a warm bed at the end of the day. The Sheltersuit Foundation has designed an innovative, super-warm jacket that becomes a bed at night - a portable shelter for people who don't have a roof over their heads. Read on

Organisation GOOD

GOOD is a global community of, by, and for pragmatic idealists working towards individual and collective progress. Good.is is the platform for collaboration amongst members of the GOOD community and the organizations and corporations that work with the GOOD community. Read on