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Time to 'Get all gangsta with your shovels!'

Uplifting-environment-guerilla-gardening-LA-200South Central Los Angeles is a food desert. Instead there's junk food outlets, liquor stores and waste land. Ron Finley decided he wanted his community to be able to eat fruit and vegetables that are not full of chemicals so he started up a guerilla gardening project. Check out his inspiring TED talk where he tells people to 'get all gangsta' with their shovels. More of these projects please!



Do your best – like the hummingbird

Env-Wangari-Maathai-by-Martin-Rowe-cropped-jpgEven against insurmountable odds, we must not give up and instead do our best. This is the moral of the story of the hummingbird, told here by Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai.

Community plants hope in Haiti

Env-Haiti-treeplanting-jpgDeforestation is a major problem in Haiti. But an organisation called Floresta is helping communities in Haiti to grow trees and plant hope.

A 13-year-old Indigenous environmental activist in action

Env-indigenous-13yr-old-jpgXiuhtezcatl Martinez is just 13 and he is passionate about environmental issues, fracking and climate change. 

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