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…
Due to the urgency of the climate crisis, “walking the talk” as an environmentalist means going beyond personal behaviors to promoting collective action…
Al Gore created the Climate Reality Project as the nerve center of his advocacy & education efforts about the need to ratchet down carbon emissions…
Environmental heroes like Winona LaDuke, Bill McKibben and Josh Fox have inspired millions of people to take action on behalf of protecting the environment.
Ever wonder how the outdoor clothing company Patagonia become synonymous with environmental activism? The company’s original employees were a ragtag group of surfers and climbers. Founder Yvon Chouinard learned the power of activism in the early 70s after attending a city council meeting in Ventura to preserve their local surf break. As a company, they began supporting […]
Dear EarthTalk: What are so-called non-human rights? —Richard Montcalm, Jenkintown, PA Non-human rights is a term coined by animal welfare activist and lawyer Steven Wise, who has campaigned for three decades to achieve actual legal rights for members of species other than our own. His […]
Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world’s rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires. Many people think wild tigers are on the road to recovery, but they are in greater danger than ever—from […]
Dear EarthTalk: What is “Moms Clean Air Force” and how can I get involved? — Betsy Edgewater, Salem, OR Moms Clean Air Force (MCAF) is a community of 400,000+ parents working to combat air pollution and respond to the climate change crisis. The fast-growing non-profit leverages the power of citizen activism and social media to […]
Kids interested in conservation and sustainability have lots of ways to get involved thanks to some pioneering environmental groups focusing on youth.