Wild & Scenic films explore matters of environmental justice, and last weeked was their 15th annual festival which showcased 140 feature films, nature documentaries, adventure flicks, and eco-centric shorts. The four-day-long event—sponsored by national brands including Clif Bar, Patagonia, Sierra Nevada, Earthjustice, Orion magazine, Klean Kanteen, and Barefoot Wine—drew thousands to its venues, workshops, and events, … More Wild & Scenic Film Festival
The holiday season is a time of togetherness, warmth, celebration, and for some–shopping. Too many of the gifts that we buy leave a long trail of environmental degredation between their origin and the recipient. It doesn’t have to be this way. Support the Endangered Species Coalition while buying sustainable gifts this holiday season. All of … More Support Conservation with Your Holiday Gift Giving
Getting people to admit that fossils fuels are a leading driver for climate change is like trying to get a turkey to vote for Christmas. It just wouldn’t happen. We all love the convenience of our cars, our heated homes, that fake aquarium wall screen—so we turn a blind eye to our own contributions. It’s … More Can the beautiful game help to protect the beauty of the seas?
This article is almost a year old, but well worth the read as it was reposted on Defenders of Wildlife site today regarding products smuggled into the United States from Latin America: Do you know what you’re buying? Please hop over to one of the hardest-working charities out there to check out this article to … More Reblog from Defenders of Wildlife
Time to clear up those Monday blues with some more conservation good news stories from across the web. First stop on the Dodo Express is Mexico. Fireflies help stave off deforestation The Guardian reports that in the village of Nanacamilipa, tiny fireflies are helping save the towering pine and fir trees on the outskirts of … More Team Planet Earth