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What is Wrong with Star Powered Environmental Advocacy

Environmental advocacy and star power What harm can there be from celebrities who provide material support, raise environmental awareness and encourage ecological action? We live in a culture of celebrity worship, we are bombarded with their images in advertising, film, television and online. Whether we are consumers of pop culture or not, there is no […]Read More

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Making Green Sexy and Spiritual

Sustainability needs a new language that is more accessible and more compelling to the average person. Business, government, and other organizations are making strides advancing sustainability but we need wider involvement and faster growth. Although we are seeing increasing levels of environmental activism, we need to expand the message to reach a larger circle of […]Read More

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Celebrating the Global Power of Environmental Activism on World Environment

Environmental activism is an increasingly global phenomenon that is changing the way people relate to the planet. It is fitting that as we acknowledge World Environment Day (WED) on Wednesday June 5th, we celebrate the global power of environmental activism. This year marks the United Nations 41st WED, an annual event that aspires to be […]Read More

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TD Bank Group Launches TD Forests Conservation Initiative, Highlighting ‘Deep

With severe drought conditions threatening US forests and agriculture for a second-year running, Canada's TD Bank Group today announced TD Forests, a forest conservation program that in addition to unifying the bank's longstanding forest conservation community programs "under one canopy," also includes "a major conservation and education program to protect critical forest habitat across North America."Read More

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Activist Tim DeChristopher Convicted on Two Felony Counts

The Weekly Mulch By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher was convicted yesterday of two felony counts. DeChristopher was on trial for bidding on more than 22,000 acres of public land that he could not pay for: his two crimes are making false representations to the government and interfering […]Read More

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It’s Time for Environmentalists to Fight Back in Washington

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) For the environmental community, this coming year offers a chance to regroup, rethink and regrow. Two years ago, it seemed possible that politicians would make progress on climate change issues—that a Democratic Congress would pass a cap-and-trade bill, that […]Read More

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How to Avoid Fracking and Oil Spills in the New

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) 2010 was a disappointing year for environmentalists. This was the year Congress was supposed to pass climate change legislation, but each and every time Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid seemed on the verge of pushing the bill forward, the […]Read More