zJB 2016Sister Jayanti made a visit to Copenhagen, Denmark, for two meetings concerning the environment. The first discussed the "10 ways to change the world" and the second discussed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.  The meetings were supported by several high profile VIPs and were well attended.

To see the report, the photos and links to related material, click pdfhere.

BioClick2016We would like to inform you that the Brahma Kumaris Environment Initiative is launching “BioClick”. BioClick is photography challenge organized in parallel to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (4 to 17 December 2016 in Cancun, Mexico). Your challenge is to express through pictures a change in awareness that is needed to see the world with a different lens, prompting all of us to act differently (best practice). 

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ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS Walking InitiativesThe Brahma Kumaris family, in the main centre in London, created a wonderful walking initiative that was originally done for World Environment Day.  Now London Eco friends are organising a walk each month on different themes.  It’s a great idea and could be done at any of the BK centres.  There is also a very informative presentation done by Mike Hudson which he gave both at GCH and Lisbon (contact Mike at Global Co-ooperation House, London).  Two images describing these can be seen from the links below:

jpgThe initiative in London

jpgThe plan suggestion

Leura2016The Brahma Kumaris Australia Environment Wing have sent out there latest newsletter describing their successes in persuading the BK family to become vegan, to grow and plant more things and to generally create a more sustainable world, all while having fun at the same time.

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VisitingTharDesertPatrick Johann Schindler – International Relations Advisor at the São Paulo State Department for Sanitation and Water Resources visited the Thar desert in Rajastan, India with his notebook and camera.  It is a place of frequent drought and the indigenous people have found successful ways of coping with this.  Patrick describes the techniques they use and his time with these colourful people.

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Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one. Marianne Williamson