Strip of film coiled on white backdrop.
08/31/2016
by Sophie H. Janicke | Greater Good Science Center Deadpool was the highest-grossing film in the United States [in the first part of] this year [currently number one is... read more
flames and embers in charcoal fire
08/24/2016
Charcoal Alternative When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs, and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe, and cheap. However, those four adjectives... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more
Three Cape Buffalo in brown grass
08/10/2016
I thought bringing my mother to Kenya would help us grow our relationship and friendship, and improve our mother-daughter bonding. I was right, but it was in a way I didn’t really plan… because... read more
back of woman wearing orange shirt says VOLUNTEER
08/03/2016
“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist... read more
a young boy cuddles his baby brother in a white chair
07/27/2016
by Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | Greater Good Science Center What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the... read more
man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more

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flames and embers in charcoal fire
08/24/2016
Charcoal Alternative When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs, and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe, and cheap. However, those four adjectives... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more
Three Cape Buffalo in brown grass
08/10/2016
I thought bringing my mother to Kenya would help us grow our relationship and friendship, and improve our mother-daughter bonding. I was right, but it was in a way I didn’t really plan… because... read more
back of woman wearing orange shirt says VOLUNTEER
08/03/2016
“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist... read more
a young boy cuddles his baby brother in a white chair
07/27/2016
by Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | Greater Good Science Center What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the... read more
man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more
close up of smart phone screen with social media app icons
06/22/2016
I am a social media aficionado. The internet allows me to access information immediately. As I am eternally curious, it is a dream come true. Answers to questions are always at a fingertip. And... read more

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11/10/2014
The Light the Village project, a joint effort of Light Up the World, the IMDI and a group of retired civil engineers from the University of Toronto, trained nine Guatemalans as solar technicians. Now... read more
11/10/2014
Solar powered LED lighting changes the lives of villagers and increases the ability to serve the sick at medical outposts.
11/10/2014
Dr. Dave Irvine-Halliday, a Scots-Canadian engineer, brings low-watt solar lighting to a village in Nepal. By reducing their need for kerosene, the villagers reduce a health and safety hazard. 
11/10/2014
Caltech Paleoclimatologist, Dr. Jess Adkins, Ph.D., answers the question: Is there any hope for planet Earth? His answer might surprise you. 
11/10/2014
Do you want to start a chapter in your area? Green Wish will help you build the infrastructure and identify the local environmental charities in that could use some help.
11/10/2014
Actor/producer Raphael Sbarge talks about his non-profit, Green Wish, which helps to fund local environmental groups. Making a difference can be easier than you think.

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