The global water crisis: Pawel Alva Nazaruk interviews Water is Life founder Ken Surritte

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Who is Ken Surritte? Ken Surritte is a philanthropist. He is also the Founder and CEO of WATERisLife, an organization that deals with water crisis, provides clean water, sanitation, and hygiene education programs to communities around the world. Whilst working in Kenya to provide an essential well for a children’s home, Surritte noticed that the children were still getting sick, … Read More

The Great Lakes are draining

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What’s the scale of the issue about The Great Lakes? The University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute has produced research into this and notes that the problem, in its simplest form possible, is the fact that evaporation rates outperform precipitation levels. This means that water is currently leaving the Great Lakes faster than it’s coming in and, given that the … Read More

Greased Lightning? This new Porsche is electric!

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Ferdinand Porsche founded his famous car company in 1948. Porsche, even if he did not realise it at the time, was a pioneer of sustainable development by creating the first electric car in 1898 when he was 22 years old! Car manufacturer Porsche have now returned back to their roots and recently confirmed production of the anticipated  Mission E car … Read More

Zero Waste World: we can do it!

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Pawel Alva Nazaruk interviewed Dr Paul Connett to find out how you, the dreamers, can help create a Zero Waste world! What is a Zero Waste World? GrassRoots Recycling Network defines a zero waste world as incorporating a zero waste philosophy. This 21st century design principle includes recycling, but is not wholly limited to this as it takes a whole … Read More

Ever wanted to get more usage out of your carpet? Add Solar Panels to it!

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John Hingley has developed a carpet which produces enough electricity to power phones, cameras and even computers! The best part of this solar panel carpet innovation, however, is the fact that it uses what is arguably the most sustainable energy source we have: the Sun! Who is John Hingley? John Hingley graduated from Cambridge University with a bachelor’s degree and … Read More

“The Future of Energy”: A Documentary Review

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I recently watched a documentary titled The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People. Quite a mouthful. However, the precept behind it is easier to digest: we can control our energy. Yes. You heard me correctly. No more conglomerates. No more bigwig corporations shoving bills through your letterbox each month. Who will take charge of your energy? You! This … Read More

How We Can Prevent a Global Water Crisis with Ken Surritte

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Pawel Alva Nazaruk interviewed Ken Surritte of WATERisLIFE. They discussed the possibility of a clean glass of water becoming a luxury item in a hundred years from now as water shortages cause havoc worldwide. However, it is not all doom and gloom. On this article, we will take a look at how Ken Surritte is fighting the global water crisis, … Read More

How Many Trees Can India Plant in 24 Hours?

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Planting Trees and Planting Lives Trees are essential to life, and as essential as they are we often take them for granted. Think about it, when was the last time you noticed nature, let alone a tree? Our lives are so fast-paced we may end up looking for our car keys while we are driving. Appreciation is one thing but … Read More

The End of Drought? Introducing the Self-filling Water Bottle by Fontus!

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Droughts are a major global issue. In one of my previous articles,I discussed the extent to which we are at risk of a global water shortage. However, at Better World International, we are always looking for inspirational world-changing innovations, from around the world. Innovations that have the potential to increase the quality of human life; the new self-filling water bottle … Read More

“Chasing Ice”: How to Prevent Glacier Calving and Save the World From Climate Change!

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On 28 May 2008, Adam LeWinter and Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in western Greenland. The glacier calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is approximately 3,000 feet and 300-400 feet above sea level. The footage captured below … Read More

4 Pieces of Guidance to the Path of Forgiveness

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Better World International’s founder, Pawel Alva Nazaruk, interviewed Marina Cantacuzino about The Forgiveness Project and how the notion of forgiveness and reconciliation is vital for the health of the individual and the functioning of society. Listen to this inspiring interview here! Who is Marina Cantacuzino? Marina Cantacuzino was influenced by the Iraq war to start The Forgiveness Project in 2004 … Read More

Solar Impulse: The End of Jet Fuel Pollution?

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With the recent success of Solar Impulse, it is vital that we take heed of this example. We should start using methods of sustainable air travel, and develop innovative ways in which humans can travel through the air without damaging the atmosphere. This article will show you how to travel in an environmentally-friendly way, and hopefully, inspire innovative projects like … Read More