Eleven Voluntary Initiatives http://www.visionsmc.com/2011/03/25/ted-turners-voluntary-initiatives/ By Ted Turner 1. I promise to care for Planet Earth and all living things thereon, especially my fellow human beings. 2. I promise to treat all persons everywhere with dignity, respect, and friendliness. 3. I promise to have no more than one or two children. 4. I promise to use my … Continue reading
DemocracyNow.org – Fifty-two environmental activists were arrested Monday in front of the White House as part of an ongoing protest calling on the Obama administration to reject a permit for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline project, which would deliver Canada tar sands oil to refineries in Texas, and rather focus on developing clean energy. An … Continue reading
She had me at, “I want to be a zoologist.” Olivia and her friend Lucy… Things you can do to protect the wildlife: There is a wide range of conservation organizations working to protect endangered animals and habitats.
Van Jones, globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy, co-founder of three successful non-profit organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green For All, best-selling author of the definitive book on green jobs: The Green-Collar Economy, and true hero. “http://www.ted.com Van Jones lays out a case against plastic pollution from … Continue reading
Feb 2, 2011, Ed Norton, two-time Academy Award-nominated actor and UN Goodwill Ambassador for biodiversity speaks for the forests for the global launch of the International Year of Forests 2011. http://www.un.org/forests
Those who did not grow up in or near a forest, never camped in one, never bonded to nature, will have to trust those of us who did. The forests are the lungs of the world. We must save the rainforests. Wangari Maathai adds her voice to The Prince’s Rainforests Project
Oil and chemical companies also use the ocean to store toxic waste. No one cares because fish do not vote. Miles K http://www.youtube.com/user/envirodefensefund