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How Will You Make 2017 Your Year Of Green Intentions?

Gay Browne | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
Gay Browne

Like many of you, I make New Year's resolutions. But this year, after reading an email a friend had sent me talking about the difference between inten...

The Beginnings of an Environmental Educator

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green
Nichlas Emmons

When I was 11 years old, I would spend a lot of my time at the local library. There was not really much to do for a poor nerdy kid living in a small town. My summers were spent with my grandmother, while my parents worked, and at the library, which consumed much of my evenings.

10 Inspiring New Year's Resolutions From My Conversations With Jane Goodall

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.28.2015 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

The world-famous environmentalist and animal rights crusader - who's spent more than half her life working with chimpanzees - has a surprisingly sharp wit and a fiercely sensitive side.

What Do Ted Turner, Erin Brockovich and Rufus Wainwright Have in Common?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are -- all in the name of Captain Planet.

Whoop Dreams: The Gathering of the Juggalos Documentary You've Always Wanted

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Just yesterday, on the last day of my college experience, a Juggalo girl made herself known in my sociology class. Juggalos are everywhere and can be anyone. You could be a Juggalo and not even know it.

Beloved 90s Series Gets Movie Treatment

Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

Let our powers combine: According to THR, Sony is set to bring beloved '90s kids' series "Captain Planet" to the big screen. Don't remember "Captain P...

What a Green 2013 Means for the Planet

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that just $100 can fund a water-quality test in a stream or river and $500 can provide an inner-city school with plants and tools for an organic vegetable garden? Even smaller amounts can be very meaningful to local recycling or cleanup projects in your community.

WATCH: Captain Planet Has Gone Mad With Power

Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy

It's been over a year since we last saw Don Cheadle as Captain Planet when Funny Or Die beat Hollywood to the punch at turning the classic 90s kids sh...

Saluting The Best TV Mullets

Posted 01.08.2012 | TV

Love them or hate them, mullets are a part of our mane history. And TV characters are no exception to bad hair days. Luckily, the simultaneously c...

Global Beat Fusion: Songs of Wonder and Planetary Grooves

Derek Beres | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment
Derek Beres


Don Cheadle As A Power-Mad Captain Planet

Popwatch/EW | Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices

If there was still any question left on how to bring the beloved '90s animated series Captain Planet to the big screen, Don Cheadle and Funny or Die j...

WATCH: Don Cheadle Plays Captain Planet

Posted 10.31.2011 | Comedy

After saving Rwanda from genocide, America from racism and Tony Stark from hubris, Don Cheadle has set his sights on a loftier target: the world. In a...

Can The New 'Captain Planet' Movie 'Take Pollution Down To Zero'?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green

"Captain Planet, he's our hero..." All children of the 90's, rejoice. Earth, fire, wind, water, and... heart, have united to bring back Captain Planet...

WATCH: Celebrate Captain Planet's 20th Birthday!

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Happy Birthday Captain Planet! Forget Spider Man or Batman, around here it's Captain Planet who gets our hearts all aflutter. The ground-breaking TV ...

The Planeteers Want YOU! Captain Planet Turns 20

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

Captain Planet was an idea that was clearly ahead of its time when the show debuted 20 years ago, before "global warming" had become a household term....

Captain Planet Returns (On Twitter)

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

In 1990, September 15th fell on a Saturday. And it was on that morning, 20 years ago, that a generation of kids was introduced to a new superhero. ...

WATCH: Funny Old-School PSAs

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Let's pause and remember a simpler time, when oil was still our friend, it didn't matter what food you ate, and being a friend to the earth meant noth...

"Excuse Me, What Do You Mean by 'Net Neutrality?'" A Question We Shouldn't Be Afraid to Ask

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ilana Ross

Maybe "Net Neutrality" doesn't sound like the most exciting "trending topic" or slogan to wear on a trucker hat or ironic Tee. But don't let bad marketing make such a high-stakes issue seem inaccessible, or even irrelevant.

Ovie Mughelli: The NFL's Green MVP

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Avital Andrews

Ovie Mughelli, at 30 years old and 245 pounds, is the NFL's greenest star, aiming his eco-efforts at underprivileged kids.

CRUSH: Facebook Unfiltered

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Nathan Havey

Sadly, the future doesn't look bright for all of social media. Digg is the most recent company to announce layoffs, informing employees that 10% of the workforce would be let go.

Captain Planet, Empedocles, and lessons on Entrepreneurship

Josh Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Josh Weinstein

I've realized that key lessons on entrepreneurship can be understood through an Empedoclian deconstruction (or recreational watching) of 'Captain Planet'.

On The Streets: Captain Planet Karaoke (VIDEO)

Jonathan Kesselman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Kesselman

I asked Random NY'ers sing the theme song of what is possibly the worst piece of music ever created... for the environment of course.

Captain Planet Playing On A Computer Near You

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Captain Planet, the cartoon that taught me to cut up plastic rings that hold six packs of soda before throwing them away, is back. The Mother Nature N...

2008: The Year of Audacity

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Chalupa

We now have something outside ourselves to struggle against. A very real and tangible angst.