May 12

Click here to read Kimberlye Kowalczyk’s (Managing Editor) photo essay from ten days in the tsunami affected areas in Tohoku (Northeastern Japan) in April, 2011.

Jan 25

Reverse Graffiti

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Watch this video of the unique street art of Alexandre Orion.

An example of the growing “reverse graffiti” movement hitting streets across the globe.

Link here to the artist’s official site.

Jan 07

“Wafalme is a hip-hop group formed by Kenyan kids who grew up in the slums around Nairobi. They recorded “Trash Is Cash” in a bid to enlighten humanity about innovative ways to recycle waste. These won’t just improve the environment, but also produce wealth and employment.” Watch here.

Sep 26

The award-winning, all-volunteer & nonprofit magazine Kyoto Journal’s newest issue, “Biodiversity; Japan’s Satoyama and Our Shared Future” features contributions from more than 50 writers, photographers and artists and highlights national, regional, and international environmental issues affecting all of our lives today. You can subscribe to KJ or download a selection of articles here.

Jun 05

Resurgence Slow Sunday

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Take part in Resurgence Magazine’s Slow Sundays, “simple actions that symbolize a rejection of commercialism, a passion for the planet and a desire for change.”

Resurgence Magazine’s homepage here.

Jun 05

Poets for Living Water (BP Oil Spill)

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Poets for Living Waters invites poetry submissions in response to the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

“An appreciation of this systemic connectivity suggests a wide range of poetry will offer a meaningful response to the current crisis, including work that harkens back to Hurricane Katrina and the ongoing regional effects.”

May 22

Japan for Sustainability

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Cute & articulate manga and other great resources, from Japan for Sustainability

May 05

The Story of Bottled Water

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Another great teaching resource from Annie Leonard and The Story of Stuff team! You can download the video, licensed under Creative Commons, here. On the same page you can also download an annotated transcript (with footnotes) and a ‘myths vs. reality’ pdf! NICE!

Watch the video here.

Mar 14

Close the Base dot org

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Have a look at this website, recently launched by the Network for Okinawa (NO), supporting the unconditional closure of the U.S. Marine Corps based at Futenma and opposing the construction of other U.S. bases in Okinawa.

Mar 03

Breathing Earth

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Have a look at this live site calculating global CO2 emissions, birth & death rates. A great teaching tool for the classroom.

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