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British Columbia ends the hunting of grizzly bears, reef balls protecting shorelines and dog poo-powered street lamps

We're with Woody Guthrie who resolved, in 1942, to keep the 'hoping machine running'! So, in that spirit, you can read these stories and more in today's Solutions Digest: British Columbia is ending the hunting

of grizzly bears across BC, with the exception of hunting by First Nations groups, effective immediately; reef balls, giant concrete domes, are being used to protect shorelines; and the UK has its first dog poo-powered street lamp!

• VIDEO: How British Columbia is ending the hunting of grizzly bears across BC, with the exception of hunting by First Nations groups, effective immediately. View here

• How Parker Palmer has identified five habits of the heart in his "Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit" (2011). Read more here

• How, in order to 'fix the system' it helps to understand the five philosophers who are shaping global politics in 2018. Read more here

• How a Minneapolis clinic brought artists to its front lawn to give patients a different first impresssion of going to the doctor. Read more here

• How the UK has its first dog poo-powered street lamp! ... and other innovative projects to create energy from poo. Read more here

• How a Danish prison is using architectural design to normalise prisons and hopefully reduce recidivism. Read more here

• How reef balls, giant concrete domes, are being used to protect shorelines. Read more here

  

Image via Treehugger and the Woodie Guthrie Foundation

 

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