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The Monarch Migration in Peril!

Turk Pipkin | Posted 10.16.2016 | Green
Turk Pipkin

In partnership with The Monarch Butterfly Fund, Monarch Watch and other partners, The Nobelity Project is releasing my new short film on the Monarchs ...

The Tao of Willie / Willie Nelson at ACL Fest

Turk Pipkin | Posted 10.11.2016 | Arts
Turk Pipkin

Because I love Willie, and because we could all use a little Willie in these crazy times... I am 100% committed to voting in this Presidential electi...

Transform the World Through Education

Turk Pipkin | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

One year after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, this 2016 session of the UN General Assembly is a key opportunity to highlight the i...

Remembering the Great Ahmed Zewail - We Live on One Planet

Turk Pipkin | Posted 08.02.2016 | World
Turk Pipkin

Ahmed Zewail, Nobel laureate and pioneering father of the field of femtochemistry died today at age of 70. A friend of The Nobelity Project and one of...

To Ringo With Love - A note from Ol Pejeta

Turk Pipkin | Posted 07.31.2016 | Green
Turk Pipkin

In July, I had just returned from working in Kenya on The Nobelity Project's education and conservation projects and received some heart-breaking news...

Introducing Ringo the Rhino -- With Peace and Love From Ringo Starr

Turk Pipkin | Posted 02.16.2016 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

The ongoing slaughter of rhinos and elephants for the illegal trade in rhino horn and ivory is such frequent and terrible news that when good news arises, it is worth celebrating. That makes us happy to announce the naming of a baby Southern White Rhino at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy in honor of Ringo Starr.

Is There Really Peace on Earth? Dear Virginia...

Turk Pipkin | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Turk Pipkin

Dear Virginia, It has been so many years -- 118 to be precise -- since you wrote a letter to a newspaper asking if there really is a Santa Claus. The...

Number One... With a Bullet

Turk Pipkin | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Turk Pipkin

While we debate our nation's role as the enforcers of the proper morality of war and weapons of mass destruction, it might serve us to remember that our commitments - and lack of commitments - to global peace greatly help shape our image and standing in the world.

Building Hope -- Education for All

Turk Pipkin | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

There are a lot of crazy choices you can make in this life, but education is not one of them. Education is the most rationale choice of all. There are times when we choose education for ourselves, and there are times when we have the opportunity to help others make that choice.

The Essence of Nobelity

Gaia | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Gaia

Desmond Tutu points out that a solitary human being is a contradiction in terms. Our humanity, as the film brings home, is defined by the quality of our relations: how well we take care of each other, as well as our universal home.

Peace, Love and Education!

Turk Pipkin | Posted 08.04.2012 | Education
Turk Pipkin

I've just returned from a 7,000 kilometer drive-and-work tour of East Africa and was inspired by the progress at all 15 of our Kenya School Fund projects. In the arid lands of Samburu, Daaba Primary is a dream come true.

Madonna Makes the Right Move in Malawi

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Rather than investing all your funds in one big complex, it is better to spread your investment so that it has a broader impact.