Tweet Used under license from Shutterstock.com Inspired to seek alternatives and long-term solutions due to depleting fossil fuel resources, Whidbey residents in Washington State has launched its Transition Whidbey Initiative program; it is a perfect example on how collective effort within the community can become a catalyst for social change. Their action plan includes community mapping of local food sources, providing training to pass on necessary technical know-how and agricultural skills to other residents, developing a local currency for intra-island trading and promoting renewable energy. Taking these crucial steps to attain a sustainable lifestyle for all helps ensure that Whidbey manages their resources properly for the benefit of future generations. Read the full article here By Maria Belgado SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Please check your e-mail inbox. Given email address is already subscribed, thank you! Please provide a valid email address. Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later.