Trees Against Trump

Want a simple and yet effective way to oppose Trump's environmental policies?  Now you can donate to "Trump Forest," an effort to completely offset the effects of Trump's disastrous climate policies - including his dismantling of the Clean Power Plan - by planting 1 billion trees worldwide.  Yes, that's 1 billion trees or the absorption... Continue Reading →

“Conversations With the Earth”: Why We Should All Listen to Indigenous Peoples More in 2018

Welcome to 2018.  With a new year comes new thinking, and along those lines I'd like to focus on the "Conversations with the Earth" project by biologist and traditional knowledge researcher Gleb Raygorodetsky (who is also author of the new book  Archipelago of Hope). Conversations with the Earth features videos and photo stories of indigenous communities who are... Continue Reading →

Seven Mega-Trends that Could Stop Climate Change – Or, the Movements that are Attempting to Remake Our System into One that Supports All Life on Earth

I couldn't resist sharing this article from The Guardian: "The Seven Megatrends that Could Beat Global Warming: 'There is Reason for Hope'." Damian Carrington talks about a lot of interesting solutions that have the potential to be scaled up to what's needed to halt global climate change. For instance his solution #1, plant-based and lab-grown meat alternatives, could... Continue Reading →

Our Climate is Sick and Our Politicians are Deliberately Ignorant Of It — We Need to Demand Remedies Now For Our Sake and Future Generations’

Our climate is sick and we need to remedy it.  More and more people are facing intense storms, floods, droughts, heat waves, unnatural changes in seasons and other weather extremes in all parts of the United States these days, and you would think with all the images streaming out of Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Georgia... Continue Reading →

Colombia Adds 2,192 mi² of Indigenous Reserves to Stop Deforestation and Prepare for Climate Change

The Colombian government recently announced the expansion of the two indigenous reserves of Puerto Sabalo-Los Monos and Monochoa in Caquetá province by an amazing 567,890 hectares (2,192 mi²) — creating a connected area greater than the size of Honduras!  The primary aims of these new reserves are to help stop deforestation and forest degradation, connect previously isolated natural... Continue Reading →

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