Millions of people all over the world are celebrating Earth Day 2018 on Sunday, April 22 by taking a stand against the surge of plastic that we are making, using and discarding at alarming rates. Last year, environmentalists focused their attention on Earth Day on rallying support for the March for Science on the National […]
Behind the Greens
Omega’s Being Fearless conference brings together leading voices in the media such as Van Jones, Bill Moyers, and Amy Goodman, with activists like Cornel West, Opal Tometi, Paul Hawken, and leaders in the mindfulness movement like Rhonda Magee and Jon Kabat-Zinn.
If you want to convince your community leaders to adopt eco-friendly practices, you’ve got to do your research & look for in-person opportunities…
200,000 activists converged on Washington DC for the People’s Climate March, marking a climax and a beginning for the climate movement.
March for Science rallies around the world on April 22 drew attention to the importance of scientific research in keeping us on track to save the planet…
The University of Michigan has invested in ways to educate students about saving water and reducing waste in efforts to become one of the greenest large universities in the nation…
Do you have what it takes to do something you love for something you love for a living? Here are some recent job listings from a few favorite environmental groups… Center for Biological Diversity Staff Scientist, Climate Law Institute Oakland, CA More jobs at CBD… EarthJustice Senior Attorney, Fossil Fuels San Francisco, CA More jobs at […]
An armed militia has taken over a federal building in southeastern Oregon as part of a long-running campaign of violence, intimidation and right-wing paranoia that has festered for decades in the West, most recently with the standoff with Cliven Bundy in Nevada in 2014. Among the demands at the latest standoff is to shut down […]
I met Dr. Nalini Nadkarni over five years ago at a church service in Olympia, WA. Nadkarni, a forest ecologist at Evergreen State College, was delivering a sermon on trees – or more precisely, on human connections with trees. She is a scientist, not a minister; yet, it’s not unusual to find her giving sermons in […]
Flocks of kids converge on swaths of grass and thick tree clusters under a hazy sky. This is Anacostia Park, located on the majestic, if polluted, Anacostia River, a refuge from the cement, traffic, and bustle of Southeast Washington, DC. The occasion on this May 29th is the 2015 DC Environmental Youth Summit, held not […]