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Shattering Stereotypes: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Whether or not one committed the crime, when one is released from prison the community often fosters their own reality of that person. It goes without...

Women Unite: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we bring seven seed grant recipients to the center stage, shining a light on their passions to make the world a ...

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

Meatless Monday: To Bee or Not to Bee -- CCD and Vegan Honey

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.20.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It is National Pollinator Week, created to raise awareness of and appreciation for bees and other pollinators that play a vital role in our ecosystem....

The Latest Report On Bees Is A Total Buzzkill

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green

Bees, the earth's most important pollinators, took another devastating hit last year, despite increased efforts to reverse the decline. U.S beekeepers...

This Is What Dessert Would Look Like Without Bees

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green

Slide the bar over the image above to reveal what the dessert counter would look like without pollinators. Bad news for those with a sweet tooth: the ...

Major Pest Control Company Announces Huge Change To Protect Bees

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business

In an effort to better protect the planet's most important pollinators, pest control company Ortho says it will remove from its products a class of ch...

Pollinating Projects: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees who are plating seeds and pollinating change. In California, bats, bees, birds and b...

Honey Nut Cheerios' Mascot Is Missing, For A Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.15.2016 | Taste

With a smartly redesigned cereal box, Honey Nut Cheerios in Canada is calling attention to the massive decline of the bee population. The brand has re...

The Danger of Hillary Clinton: She Is Not the 'Safer' Candidate

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

In an election year that finds both the left and right clamoring for political change, then, it seems suicidal for the Democrats to be putting forward a candidate who is as much a creature of the establishment as Hillary Rodham Clinton is.

A Caring Heart: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

When a compassionate heart is moved to make a difference, it ignites change. Through advocacy, awareness, information, and resources this week's grant...

Shrinking Cities- a Refuge for Bees: 5 Questions for Dr. Rebecca Tonietto

Tim Ward | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Tim Ward

Most people are aware of colony collapse among bee populations in recent years, and that a group of agricultural pesticides, neonicotinoids are to bla...

Artists Want To Save Pollinators, Through Pollination

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts

Did you know that the world is in the midst of a severe pollinator decline? If not, Inspiration Pollination wants to change that. They hope to remind ...

A Bold Plan for Saving Pollinators

Jared Green | Posted 07.01.2016 | Green
Jared Green

Clearly, more is needed to restore pollinators to health. According to the speakers, a key piece of the puzzle is bringing back nutritious forage wherever possible. Let's start with better integrating forage opportunities along highways.

The Fabric of Healthy Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week The Pollination Project honors people around the world who are helping their communities address some of their most basic needs. From a women-run business in Nigeria, to school gardens in Tanzania and Uganda, and a creative rebuilding effort in Gaza, Palestine, these grantees are showing us how small local initiatives really do make a difference.

L.A.'s Drought Response: An Open Letter to Mayor Garcetti and the Office of Sustainability

Lisa Novick | Posted 11.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

We must respond to the urgency of drought and loss of biodiversity, and we must promote landscaping that feeds either people or wildlife. We don't have the water or the time to waste on anything else.

Rosh Hashanah and the Bees

Tanya Tolchin | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Tanya Tolchin

Now that the dramatic loss of honeybees, monarch butterflies and other pollinators is making front-page news, dipping apples in honey takes on a whole new significance.

Your (Not So) "Bee-Friendly" Plants

Paul Towers | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
Paul Towers

A new report shows that these very same pesticides are found in many of our backyard plants -- at levels of concern -- that are meant to support pollinators.

Landscaping for Heaven or Hell on Earth

Lisa Novick | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

It is time to recognize the wrongdoing at the heart of ornamental non-native landscaping and to make amends. It is time for people to extend the love and respect they show for one another to the land that surrounds their homes and places of worship.

Giving Back: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

How would your life change if you gave something away every day? In 2012, I made a commitment to give away $1000 grants, every single day, to individ...

Beauty Of Pollination Captured In Incredible Time-Lapse Video

Posted 02.19.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jaymi Heimbuch: Louie Schwartzberg is a renowned cinematographer who captures the beauty of nature in unexpected ways ...

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

A New Hive Mentality

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director This past winter was another tough one for the humble honeybee. Winter lo...

God Did Not Write the Farm Bill

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.19.2013 | Green
Elizabeth Kucinich

Don't want a children's toy containing lead paint manufactured with child labor in your state? Congressman King and the House Agriculture Committee say "tough." Want the workers in your state to have a better chance? Your state won't have the right to choose. The Feds are encroaching.

Stop Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Protestors to March in London

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Beekeepers and concerned citizens from across the UK have formed a united front in the 'War Against Nature' to protect bees against a devastating new ...