Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Update: The 2015 Global Women’s Water Initiatve – Honoring the Mother of All Mothers

The lack of clean water is becoming a serious issue across the world (including the USA) as pollution poisons our rivers and climate change amplifies drought conditions.  We cannot live without water so it’s inspiring to know that  The Global Women’s … Continue reading

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Seed Festival 2015: Placing Art at the Heart of Ecology- Let’s Get Creative About our Future.

Seed festival was created by Victoria Whelan as a “celebration and education of the important role seeds play in our life.” Read Victorias interview featured in book two. This years festival is Juy 17-19 in Bristol and the theme is“Placing Art at … Continue reading

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Volunteer in Croatia: Kuterevo Bear Refuge

Kuterevo Bear Refuge started rescuing bears in 2002 and currently protects 8 bears. Since all these bears are orphans they won’t survive in the wild. This refuge is important because in Croatia the bear is endangered due to habitat loss. … Continue reading

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Plant a Tree or Plant a Forest: Jadav Payeng Fights Erosion in India

In 1979 Jadav Payeng, an award-winning nature photographer, planted some bamboo to fight erosion and has since planted a 550 hectare forest in Jorhat India. Endangered animals have returned to the area and plant life is blooming. The relatively new forest … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan, Spike the Rhino and the African Wildlife Foundation

Do you want to see martial arts superstar Jackie Chan protecting rhinos while dodging bullets, axes, poison arrows and machetes? Check out this video collaboration between Mr. Chan and the African Wildlife Foundation. Just in 2012 there were 668 rhinos … Continue reading

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The Monetary Value of a Tree

I love trees. Even as an adult I enjoy climbing trees, marveling in their beauty, and appreciating their shade! Trees are treasures that we all should respect. According to Dr. T. M. Das at the university of Calcutta, the value … Continue reading

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Book Two: Sushanta Bhandarkar of Empowering World Change

What will inspire you to get involved in creating sustainable change? We are all motivated to create positive change for different reasons. Some of us see wounded animals or a polluted stream, we notice our own over consumption, we become … Continue reading

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