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 Senain Kheshgi. Tech entrepreneur Rehan Allawala is on a mission to empower Pakistan’s most disenfranchised before they’re left behind by the Internet revolution.
11/12/2014
Directed by Amitabh Joshi. Tashi Bista, finds a way to bring alternative energy to Mustang, a remote region in Nepal, where he lives, by harnessing the power of wind. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Antonio Bencini Farina. There are three main drawbacks of the traditional prosthetic: low functionality, low controllability and low cosmesis. When Marco Controzzi and Christian Cipriani... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Brian Davis. Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Alex Gibney. Dr Edie Widder takes us on a journey deep under the sea. She’s used pioneering research with bioluminescent sea creatures to help us shine a light on the levels of pollution... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Michèle Ohayon. What if roads and highways were solar, fueling enough energy to power electric vehicles as well as nearby communities? 
11/12/2014
Directed by Aaron Davis. A short documentary that explores Iceland's attempt to eliminate its use of fossil fuels. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Paul Lazarus. Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on the world’s great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Nikos Logothetis. Makis lives in Greece. He loved swimming, but after an accident, he could longer access the sea. He decided to do something for himself and for every disabled... read more

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