Category: Eco-Education

health and sustainability

Environmental Group Connects Resources In 1988, a group of students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill placed a small message in Greenpeace’s magazine asking if anyone would be interested in forming a student-based environmental coalition. Students from more than 200 U.S. campuses replied. Today, the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) has more than […]

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public affairs

Environment At Heart Of Art Aid to Artisans, a nonprofit group helping economically depressed artists generate sales from products created with local materials, also ensures the environment benefits from its endeavors. The organization’s first project, started in Honduras more than a decade ago, involved recycling corn husks that even the pigs wouldn’t eat, said President […]

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health and sustainability

Earth Corps Enlists Kids Earth Corps, a new YMCA program expanding across the nation, is allowing high school students the opportunity to take charge and promote environmental issues and actions. Created in Seattle, Wash., the original program quickly grew from 270 participating students to more than 1,500 students from 43 different schools. Earth Corps programs […]

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health and sustainability

Earth Alert More Than A Game Can you make it to the recycling center before using your last unit of oxygen? Do you know what percentage of the world’s energy the United States uses? A new board game that combines environmental trivia with actual planet-saving activities has hit the store shelves. While playing Earth Alert, […]

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Earth News

Music Promotes Environmental Harmony “In the Garden,” an album by the acoustic duo of Nancy Rumbel and Eric Tingstad, raises a musical voice for a healthy environment while celebrating the art of gardening. The album also will raise money for three nonprofit environmental organizations. A portion of the proceeds from sales of  “In the Garden,” […]

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health and sustainability

Oil Spill School Anyone in pursuit of job security should take a look at the oil spill cleanup business. With about 10,000 spills on America’s waterways every year — or one spill every 53 minutes — there’s plenty of work. And if you count chemical spills, the numbers triple. Dr. Roy Hann, Jr. has been […]

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health and sustainability

We Are Borrowing The Earth From Our Children American children today face many problems that could cripple them for life. Drugs, education and the environment — just to name a few. But in these times of limited finances, where will our society put its priorities? Unfortunately, the government’s solutions are not always prompt or effective. And […]

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