Transition related resources
Local Area Links
Battle for Bogton
Forres community group dedicated to saving Bogton Park from commercial development.
Forres In Bloom
Local community volunteers successfully making Forres look beautiful with floral displays, tree planting, maintenance, and the Wee Fibees for the children.
Findhorn Foundation College
Holistic education for sustainable living. The Findhorn College engages its students in transformative education for sustainability and personal empowerment.
Moray Heritage Connections
A membership organisation that aims to promote the culture and heritage of Moray through its heritage centres and museums.
Promotes sustainability concepts by way of volunteering opportunities and community development in the rural setting.
Moray’s original reuse-reclaim facility, offering quality used furniture and goods for the home and garden at affordable prices.
Scotland National Rural Network
Aims to connect rural Scotland in all its diversity to promote economic growth and community development.
Zero Waste Scotland
Works with businesses, communities, individuals and local authorities to help them reduce waste, recycle more and use resources sustainably.
Reconnecting with ancient knowledge.
Community Garden Resources
Rowanbank – Organic Smallholding
Smallholding at Cummingston on the Moray Firth, which supplies fresh, locally produced food.
Grows and supplies organic seasonal vegetables and soft fruit in the form of a weekly box all year round.
Scottish Association of Farmers’ Markets
Working closely with rural crafts and other food producers, farmers have brought fresh, local produce into city, towns and villages, offering consumers an alternative shopping experience.
Climate Change Links
The Oil Drum
Excellent website for discussions about energy and our future.
Positive beautiful website of Shaun Chamberlin.
A site for climate action to reduce carbon to below 350 parts per million in the atmosphere.
The Oil Depletion Analysis Centre (ODAC) is an independent, UK-registered educational charity working to raise international public awareness and promote better understanding of the world’s oil-depletion problem.
4.0 Plan B by Lester Brown
Earth Policy Institute’s site, where you can download a great powerpoint on the 4.0 Plan B by Lester Brown, as well as, a free pdf copy of the book.
Cambridge Carbon Footprint
Innovative and practical carbon-reducing actions and ideas.
The most energy efficient school in Scotland.
Story of Stuff
Fantastic 20min animated film with Annie Lennox about our consumption society and its impact on the earth.
The Story of Cap & Trade
A fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution – emissions trading.
2020 Climate Leadership Campaign
Jim Garrison’s speech about the 80% by 2020 Climate Leadership Campaign 3
Bioneers – Brock Doleman
Brock Doleman director of the Occidental Art and Ecology Centre and speaks about “watershed lifeboats” – bioregional resilience building as a central climate change response.
The Pachamama Aliance
Bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on Planet Earth.
A ‘Ning’ forum for Transition Initiatives’ Heart & Soul groups.