Ty Cherry Goes To Disney

Ty Cherry Goes To Disney

I’m often asked why I visit Disney’s parks so often. Aren’t they boring, plastic-fantastic, a bunch of fantasy and imagination over and over again? No, I never get bored. Yes, Disney is fantasy and imagination and mind-blowing creativity. It also...
12 Environmentalists That You Should Know

12 Environmentalists That You Should Know

Environmentalists have had a big impact on our lives, but most people can’t name one famous environmentalist. Here’s a list of 12 influential scientists, conservationists, ecologists and other rabble-rousing leaders everyone should know.   John Muir,...
Improvements in Energy Efficiency are Paying Off

Improvements in Energy Efficiency are Paying Off

The rapid spread of renewable energy and improvements in energy efficiency across the globe may have paid off in a big way this year. Researchers are projecting that for the first time in history, the rate of growth in global carbon dioxide emissions from burning...
Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

It would be so easy to sit around all day complaining about climate change and global warming. I mean, hey, we’ve got so many storms that my colleague who updates “Latest Events” on our Eyes on the Earth web app rolls her eyes as if to say “I can’t even.” Global...
Where Are You Really From?

Where Are You Really From?

This video of Taiye Selasi from last years TEDglobal speaks quite elegantly of the complexities which make up all of our lives today and highlights how our global systems have yet to adjust to reflect what amazing feats we, humans, have achieved to date. “… what we’re...

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