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  • World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

    16 October 2014, 2:29 pm by: Guest

    By Food Tank We must do more to incentivize, celebrate and exponentially improve the lives of family farmers to ensure all people have access to fresh, healthy food. Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in … Continue reading →
  • Star-Studded Conservation Campaign

    7 October 2014, 1:49 am by: Susan Colby

    Conservation International, (CI) a non-profit that operates around the world working on topics related to ecosystems, biodiversity and human well-being recently launched the “Nature is Speaking” campaign, a series of videos featuring the voices of…
  • Enjoy the Colorful Lunar Eclipse on October 7 – 8

    6 October 2014, 2:15 am by: Guest

    By Dr. Tony Phillips Science@NASA On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It’s a lunar eclipse—visible from all parts of the USA. “It … Continue reading…
  • The Wilderness Act at 50

    2 October 2014, 7:13 pm by: Susan Colby

    “Wilderness is a necessity … They will see what I meant in time. There must be places for human beings to satisfy their souls. Food and drink is not all. There is the spiritual. In some it is only a … Continue reading →
  • California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Nation’s First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban into Law

    30 September 2014, 1:57 pm by: Guest

    By Californians Against Waste California Governor Jerry Brown today signed legislation enacting the nation’s first statewide ban of single-use plastic shopping bags. “Forty years ago there were no plastic grocery bags; four years from now, we’ll forget…
  • A Poet at the Climate Summit

    25 September 2014, 1:42 pm by: Jane Engelsiepen

    Dear Matafele Peinem On 23 September 2014, 26 year old poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, addressed the Opening Ceremony of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit. Kathy was selected from among over 500 civil society candidates in an…
  • What’s Possible: UN Climate Summit Opening Film

    23 September 2014, 4:19 pm by: Guest

    Open your eyes to what’s possible. Earth Day Network has teamed up with Moving Art to share “WHAT’S POSSIBLE: UN Climate Summit Opening Film” with the world. The film above was broadcast to the entire UN General Assembly. The aim … Continue reading…
  • World Rhino Day 2014

    22 September 2014, 12:51 pm by: Susan Colby

    Today, September 22, the focus is on all rhinos around the world. The World Rhino Day theme this year is Five Rhino Species Forever, celebrating the white, black,  Sumatran, greater one-horned and Javan rhinos. What began as a small idea in Zimbabwe in ……
  • Marching for Climate Change

    19 September 2014, 1:14 pm by: Susan Colby

    Imagine… More than 100,000 people of all nationalities thronging New York City streets in peaceful protest…  Imagine silence… As the throng honors the people on the front lines of climate change… Then… Imagine the noise… Vuvuzelas, horns, musical…
  • California Adds Steam to the Plastic Bag Ban Movement

    18 September 2014, 2:08 am by: Guest

    By Jill Richardson Courtesy of Other Words We can conserve by not wasting stuff we don’t actually need. California is on the verge of becoming the first state to ban plastic grocery bags. Governor Jerry Brown says he intends to … Continue reading →

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