The United States contributes huge sums of both private and public money to international conservation projects, but we don't have an official voice in the planning processes that prioritize how large portions of that money are spent.
If you believed the movies, to venture across the George Washington Bridge is to court danger down every street. But NYC's not alone in this treatment by Hollywood, and we've got the filmed documentation to prove it.
I feel so strongly about the need for stronger ties between the research and clinical communities that my new organization, The Child Study Center Foundation, has made these partnerships its central mission.
Extraordinary Measures is one of those feel good movies that make you appreciate what a few good people can accomplish. The fact it's based on a true story means you don't have to scof at the unreality of it all.
As a "global sustainability movement" that'll include just about everyone - from educators to scientists to businesses to non-profits and little kids - Team Earth's first campaign centers on tackling deforestation.