Helping the planet one byte at a time - Ode Magazine (4/08)
Features Alex Lin, a high school student who has tackled e-waste in his community.
Innovative deal to preserve Guyana’s rainforests - Telegraph – UK (3/31/08)
In the first deal of its kind, a company has agreed to pay for “rights to the ecosystem services produced by a rainforest reserve.”
U.N. declares climate change a human rights issue - AFP (3/28/08)
The United Nations passed a resolution, recognizing the major impact of climate change on human rights and calling for a study of the issue.
Little worldchangers raise money to make a difference - The Times (3/27/08)
A kindergarten and a 4th grade class at a school in Tigard, Oregon have banded together to raise money to help children in India.
Jobs of a different color - The New York Times (3/26/08)
Explores the concept of green jobs, what that means, and what the future for them might hold.
Spring break = fun, sun & climate activism - Grist (3/26/08)
A blog post on Grist reports on 700 college students who spent part of their spring break at Clinton’s Global Initiative University.
Hip-hopper steps it up to abolish capital punishment - Amnesty International USA Blog (3/25/08)
A blog post from AI USA reports that hip-hop artist Andre Latallade (Capital-X) is planning to walk 1700 miles through the 10 U.S. states with the highest execution rates, in order to bring awareness to capital punishment and advocate for its abolition.
Lagos Instituting Climate Change Initiatives in Schools - This Day Online.com (3/25/08)
The governor of Lagos announced plans to launch climate change clubs and other initiatives in schools to help youth become “actively involved in the protection of the environment in order to safeguard and secure their future.”
Report reveals slaughterhouse abuse not uncommon – USA Today (3/24/08)
A report from the Animal Welfare Institute reveals that USDA inspectors spend less than 2% of their time with live animal inspections. The report also outlines some of the numerous violations discovered.
Majoring in sustainability a growing trend - MSNBC.com (3/24/08)
Focuses on university’s efforts to offer students programs and degrees in sustainability and other “green” economy areas.
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