Little acts do add up over time, and they’re much easier to turn into habits than big changes. ENERGY STAR is celebrating the power of small acts with its “Do 1 Thing ENERGY STAR” campaign. This week’s theme: lighting.
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Is Population Killing Us? Alan Weisman’s Countdown: Our Last Best Hope for a Future on Earth [Book Review]
In Countdown, author Alan Weisman takes a step back from a “world without us” and looks at what is, albeit arguably for some, possibly the main thing that may make that world happen: the breakneck growth of human population.
Forthcoming documentary Thread digs into the many costs created by the global fashion industry, and showcases pioneers in the business who are creating new, sustainable approaches to looking good.
It’s Blog Action Day 2013, and many of the sites in the Important Media network are contributing. Take a look at the various ideas we have about this year’s topic: human rights.
Creative High School Students Needed to Spread the Word on Population & Sustainability (and Maybe Win $1000)
Know a high school student who’s concerned about issues of population and the environment? The World of 7 Billion video contest gives them an opportunity to share their thoughts with others… and maybe even win a cash prize.
Think an environmental protest song has to involve a performer like the guy above? Guess again: “Habeas Corpus / Home at Bay” speaks to concerns surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline through a dance/rap fusion.
Earlier their month authors T. Colin Campbell and Howie Jacobson released their new book Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. For anyone interested in the science and politics of nutrition, and why there is still so much confusion about the value of a plants focused diet, this is a must read.
Alex Eaves is making a career out of the concept of reuse. Next project: a documentary of his tour this Summer promoting the concept, and finding out what others do to repurpose and upcycle.
Want to contribute to rescuing of edible food that gets thrown away? Consider starting your own food rescue organization – a new guidebook shows you how.
At its best, No Happy Cows offers a primer on some of the most pressing aspects of human, social, and planetary health, and in doing so makes a case for how intimately connected these separate spheres are—that they are, in fact, not separate at all. The health of one depends on, and in turn supports, the health of them all.
A new installment of the Pacha’s Pajamas “transmedia experience” comes out, along with an activism campaign pushing for popular culture that nurtures kids.
Ample Earth’s planned animated video “A World with No Bees” will explore the relationship between colony collapse disorder and neonicotinoid pesticides, and ask viewers to take action on this important issue.
Sounds like the beginning of trailer for some bad creature feature on SyFy, right? Well, it’s not… it’s actually the beginning of a trailer for a documentary.