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David De Rothschild

Go Strawless

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 09.02.2016 | Green
Katherine Meadowcroft

Have we already heard enough about plastic pollution? No, on the contrary I believe we have become inured to the problem. Stop. Think. Do I need this straw, this bag, this little red stir stick, this little plastic green grass with my sushi, or that bottle of water?

SoBe Ad Campaign Takes Environmental Ignorance To A New Level

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.25.2013 | Green

You know how online ads are supposed to know exactly what you want to see and buy? Well online ads don’t know Stiv Wilson. The communications di...

Kon-Tiki at The Explorers Club and in Battery Park City

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new Kon-Tiki was shot in both English and in Norwegian with the actors fluent in each language. Last week, in anticipation of the film's opening and an exhibition of the raft, The Weinstein Company hosted a luncheon for a small group at The Explorers Club.

David de Rothschild: Journey Into the Heart of the Amazon

Deborah Bassett | Posted 02.27.2012 | Green
Deborah Bassett

2011-12-28-Screenshot20111228at11.26.56AM.jpg De Rothschild's most recent endeavor led him into the heart of the Brazilian Amazon to investigate social and environmental impact of the controversial Belo Monte Dam.

How to Stop a Boogieman Trifecta? Ask a Rogue Cousin

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Israel has got a lot of oil apparently. Possibly even more than Saudi Arabia. The problem is that it's locked up in rock-like shale, and extracting it...

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

HuffPost Game Changers: Who is the Ultimate Game Changer in Green?

Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2009 | Green

(VOTING IS NOW CLOSED) HuffPost's Game Changers celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 10 categories who are harnessing the power o...

WATCH: 'Plastiki' Boat Made From 12,000 Plastic Bottles Makes 8,000-Mile Journey Across Pacific

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Plastiki, a boat made from 12,000 plastic bottles, has successfully reached Australia after its 8,000-mile journey across the Pacific Ocean. The ...

Plastiki, Boat Made From 12,000 Recycled Bottles, Prepares To Sail Pacific Ocean (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

San Francisco group Adventure Ecology took recycled materials to another level when they built the Plastiki, a durable ship kept afloat by recycled pl...

How David de Rothschild Made His Plastic-Bottle Boat (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

October 7 -- Plastiki, a 60-foot-long (18.3-meter-long) catamaran made of more than 12,000 plastic bottles, will soon ply the Pacific Ocean to increas...

Do a Latte Good: Investing in Social Change

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

This year Architecture for Humanity turned ten. Its mission to provide pro bono design services to communities in need has led to more than 750,000 pe...

Don't Outlaw But Reuse Plasitc: David de Rothschild

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Plastiki is the latest project of British environmentalist and polar adventurer David de Rothschild, the 31-year-old scion of the famous banking f...

Meet The De Rothschild Trying To Save The World By Exploring It

Mens Vogue | Hudson Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some years ago, the 29-year-old British explorer David de Rothschild endured that universal male ritual of telling his father what he wanted to do wit...