You will find in this section examples of achievements showing that progress is made such as new laws, standards, and norms that support more compassionate and more ecologically responsible practices on the Planet. You will also find reports and research findings that either indicate progress on the path towards greater ecological balance, or provide guidance for such.
GentleWays for OurPlanet is grateful to have received a grant from the Ottawa Community Foundation to support our "Engaging Ottawans for the Green Bin" project. The goal of this project is to promote greater use of the green bin program in multi-unit properties in...
GentleWays for OurPlanet is leading an initiative to bring about changes to the Animal Provincial Welfare Act (PAWS) in Ontario to help have the practice of boiling lobsters alive banned.
In this entertaining article, Aïda Warah shares her personal experience insights gained during the pandemic about the powerful impact of the Pause on our life choices, in a humorous way. Read the article >
How one city in Canada is making it super easy for its people to walk more and drive less in fun and safe ways!
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In response to the tenacious fabulous work by Crustacean Compassion, the House of Lords in the UK government amended this week (Dec 6, 2021) the Sentience Bill to include crustaceans like lobsters and crabs. This is a giant step towards the issuing of a law that will...
European Commission announces proposal to ban caged farming by 2030. Every creature deserves kindness and a life outside of a cage. When farm animals like chickens, pigs, and cows are given the space to graze and roam, they generally live healthier and less stressful...
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The EU secures a historic victory for our friends on the farm.
Indigenous women are leading forest conservation efforts.
Switzerland has banned the commercial boiling of live lobster. GentleWays for OurPlanet is committed to making this practice illegal in Canada.