Asheville Green Drinks Celebrates its 500th Event, a remarkable achievement in community collaboration

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, April 22, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Western North Carolina is home the world’s hardest working sustainability networking and education event and on the 23th of April, 2014 it will celebrate the 500th iteration of Asheville Green Drinks – quite a feat for a small town nestled in bosom of the Appalachian Mountains.… More…

Canadian Government Comes Out Against Northern Shipping Due to Oil Spill Risks

Omnitrax’s Churchill crude oil plan dead on the tracks

WILDERNESSCOMMITTEE_LOGOWINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 2, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt came out bluntly against shipping oil through the north any time soon, in statements that will stop plans to ship oil by rail through Churchill dead on the tracks.… More…

65,000 demand that ABB withdraw from Sarawak

The Bruno Manser Fund has handed over a petition against ABB’s dealings in Sarawak, Malaysia – ABB refuses to provide any information on its business ties with the Taib regime

ZURICH, Switzerland, March 17, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– 65,318 individuals demand that ABB withdraw from its business dealings in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.… More…

Everyone Welcome to Attend Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Festival for World Peace and Environmental Protection

KTL_LogoHONOLULU, Hawaii, March 14, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Registration is now open for the North American Kagyu Monlam Hawaii, a Tibetan Buddhist prayer festival. Through the recitation of prayers and by gathering people with shared intentions, the Monlam aspires to create world peace, liberate sentient beings from suffering and maintain the health of the environment.… More…

Sarawak Geoportal discloses rainforest damage brought about by Petronas gas pipeline in Malaysian Borneo

 
The Bruno Manser Fund’s newly released Sarawak Geoportal shows a new 500 km Petronas pipeline’s trail of destruction between the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak
 
BASEL, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– With their new Sarawak Geoportal, the Swiss NGO, Bruno Manser Fund, brings transparency to a controversial gas pipeline project by Petronas, Malaysia’s national oil and gas company.… More…

Rogue state Malaysia: kleptocrat Taib Mahmud appointed as Governor of Sarawak

Malaysian King appoints Ex-Sarawak Chief Minister as Governor amidst protests and an ongoing corruption investigation
 
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, February 28, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– George Orwell could not have invented it better: After 33 years in power as Chief Minister of Sarawak, Malaysia’s most controversial and presumably richest politician, Abdul Taib Mahmud (“Taib”), has today been appointed by the Malaysian King as the new Governor of Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state in Borneo.… More…