environment

The Population Conversation: Lessons From 200+ Organizations

The Population Conversation: Lessons From 200+ Organizations

By Adoma Addo and Kelley Dennings In the 50 years since the modern environmental movement was born, human population has more than doubled and our demands on the planet have skyrocketed. The pressure of our growing population, along with the consumption driven by the destructive industries that monopolize food and energy production, are widely recognized […]

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    7 Educational Nature Activities for Kids You Can Do at Home This Summer

    7 Educational Nature Activities for Kids You Can Do at Home This Summer

    After a year of learning from behind a screen, it’s time for some outdoor play this summer. It’s widely accepted that spending time in nature has unparalleled benefits for children; kids who play outdoors are happier, more attentive, and less anxious than those who spend more time indoors. Being in nature builds confidence and creativity, […]

    Biodiversity: Everything You Need to Know

    Biodiversity: Everything You Need to Know

    What Is Biodiversity? Polar bears, honeybees, mango trees and coral reefs are all examples of the countless animal and insect species, plant life and ecosystems that comprise the planet’s vast biodiversity. Every living organism has a role to play in an intricate web of connectedness, no matter the size, and without them, there would be […]

    Climate Action Starts in Your Own Hometown

    Climate Action Starts in Your Own Hometown

    By Jenny Shalant If you’re new to hometown activism, now is the time to get a few pointers. To start, recognize that no matter how small they seem, local actions matter. Remember the famous words of Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the […]

    16 Resources for Eating Seasonally Around the World

    16 Resources for Eating Seasonally Around the World

    By Amanda Fong Eating produce with the seasons can help consumers access fresher, more nutritious while directly supporting their local farmers and economies. Eating seasonally often coincides with eating locally, Jerusha Klemperer, FoodPrint director, tells Food Tank. “Local shopping and eating is more likely to be seasonal shopping and eating.” This also comes with a […]