Frog statue toting rolling suitcase luggage.
09/01/2016
Getting Organized for Travel Air travel these days is almost always stressful. Extended comforts or luxury are gone as airlines struggle to stay afloat financially. And staff seems to reserve what... read more
Smart Flower home solar system with house in background
08/25/2016
by Robin Plaskoff Horton | Urban Gardens Web Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance. In addition to its good looks, the ... read more
Burst open pods of cotton plants.
08/18/2016
Cotton Standards Since embarking on this capricious journey called blogging, I have learned quite a lot about agriculture and our food supply. Of all the things I’ve learned, the fact that cotton... read more
plastic beach pails on the sand at beach
08/11/2016
by Emily Logan | 5 Gyres At some level, we are all ocean lovers, so it’s heartbreaking to realize that plastic pollution kills one million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals each year in... read more
security camera in front of American flag
08/04/2016
by Emily Zurawski | Greenpeace Many of us protect our laptops and cell phones from being hacked, so why aren’t we protecting our communities from chemical plants that are subject to... read more
pink flower calochortus venustus
07/28/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Some plants are familiar to almost everyone.  But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they... read more
hand holding coffee cherries over bag of beans
07/21/2016
"We are different than small producers. If I lost my job, I lost my job.I have no place to go. A small producer has their land. We don't have anything. Fair trade is a light that has come and has... read more
dead tree in desert against sand dunes and blue sky
07/14/2016
by Jason Schwartz | Greenpeace Scientists and economists have the tools to estimate the cost burning fossil fuels will have on our society due to climate change. The U.S. government even includes... read more
close up of vivid purple lavender flowers
06/30/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden. Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient... read more

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plastic beach pails on the sand at beach
08/11/2016
by Emily Logan | 5 Gyres At some level, we are all ocean lovers, so it’s heartbreaking to realize that plastic pollution kills one million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals each year in... read more
security camera in front of American flag
08/04/2016
by Emily Zurawski | Greenpeace Many of us protect our laptops and cell phones from being hacked, so why aren’t we protecting our communities from chemical plants that are subject to... read more
pink flower calochortus venustus
07/28/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Some plants are familiar to almost everyone.  But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they... read more
hand holding coffee cherries over bag of beans
07/21/2016
"We are different than small producers. If I lost my job, I lost my job.I have no place to go. A small producer has their land. We don't have anything. Fair trade is a light that has come and has... read more
dead tree in desert against sand dunes and blue sky
07/14/2016
by Jason Schwartz | Greenpeace Scientists and economists have the tools to estimate the cost burning fossil fuels will have on our society due to climate change. The U.S. government even includes... read more
close up of vivid purple lavender flowers
06/30/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden. Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient... read more
plastic water bottle pollution buried in sand
06/23/2016
by Stephanie Whyte | 5 Gyres Institute On June 2nd, 5 Gyres held their most recent Webinar. Founders Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen spoke about plastic pollution in our oceans and... read more
steel shopping carts stacked in a line
06/16/2016
by Haley Hansel | Pachamama Alliance With every purchase you make, you are presented with the opportunity to cast a vote for the type of world you want to live in. As a consumer you have... read more
offshore oil rig over the ocean against sunset sky
06/09/2016
by Tim Donaghy | Greenpeace The government has downplayed the climate impacts of oil drilling, but a new study shows that keeping oil in the ground will help fight climate change. Over his two... read more

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11/12/2014
Directed by Dean Deswick. An entrepreneur and two engineers in Holland have made it possible to save the planet and have fun at the same time. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Andrew Hancock. While a sophomore in high school, Riley Ennis used a protein from horseshoe crabs to train the immune system of an octopus to detect and destroy cancerous cells. This... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Toño Chouza. Xulio is a special person who has only slept two hours a day since he was eight years old. His waking hours are dedicated to inventing. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Rich Williamson. Marcelo da Luz had a dream: to create and build a solar car that would set world distance records. Since then, Marcelo and the Power of One (Xof1) project team has been... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Patty West and Chris Schwarz. A tongue piercing is more than decoration - it can be a way for paralyzed people to control their environment, maybe even drive a car. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Tim Lewis. How one pioneering company is recycling used cooking oil and turning it into a sustainable fuel for London's taxis and modern office buildings. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Mike Lee. Severe back pain may now be a thing of the past thanks to a new medical technique from South Korea. Fusing Eastern and Western medical techniques, Dr. Joonshik Shin has found a... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Steve James. Music Man tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra.... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Anna Stull. As a recently retired Iraq War veteran, I understand the challenges of finding employment after military service. Veterans to Farmers is an amazing program that trains vets in... read more

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