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Myanmar: The Next Environmental Frontier

Carter Roberts | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
Carter Roberts

A tsunami of foreign investors and development projects are eager to capitalize on a country just beginning to introduce itself to the world and anxious to bring in much needed investment. The question is: what will it keep and what will it lose in the process?

Sandy's Wake-up Call: The Future Is Here Early

Lou Leonard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?

Honoring an Old-School Warrior

Carter Roberts | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green
Carter Roberts

This week a bipartisan group of leaders from industry, government, and civil society came together to memorialize Russell E. Train, environmental visionary, public servant, author, and self-described "conservative conservationist."

Losing the Top of the World: Breaking the Arctic Sea Ice One Record at a Time

Lou Leonard | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green
Lou Leonard

Many of the record-breaking weather events we've witnessed in recent years -- from heat waves to droughts to the disappearing Arctic sea ice -- are not isolated, but connected.

The Melting North: Arctic Ice and Climate Change

Lou Leonard | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Lou Leonard

Over the last several years, the loss of Arctic ice has become one of the most prominent harbingers of climate change. The melting ice cap is an impact that we can clearly see and track over time. Sadly, today this is just one of several signs of dangerous climate change.

Police Rescue Over 3,600 Crocodiles

CNN | Molly Gray | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

Chinese police intercepted more than 3,600 crocodiles last week that were destined for dinner plates in the country's Guangdong province....

How Drones Can Help Save Endangered Species

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

Poaching has long contributed to the dwindling populations of endangered species worldwide. Now, conservationists in Nepal are combating the illeg...

The Country Most Dedicated To Cleantech

Posted 06.11.2012 | Green

A new report from the World Wildlife Fund shows that China continues to lead the world in clean energy technology manufacturing (cleantech). Denmark t...

New Report Takes Stock Of Planet's Health

Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

Humans are currently using the equivalent of one and a half Earths to support our activities. This and other startling findings were revealed today wi...

LOOK: Baby Pandas Ready To 'Adopt'

Posted 04.11.2012 | Green

You may not be able to adopt these little guys into your home, but thanks to a new program launched this month by the World Wildlife Fund, you can sym...

Inside Scoop on Sustainable Brands 2012 Conference

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Eddie Fernandez

Sustainability conferences, especially on the west coast, can be a full time job if you try and hit them all. It's important to distinguish the top events, and Sustainable Brands is one of them.

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

PHOTO: Rare Snow Leopards Found In Himalayan Region

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A pair of rare, reclusive snow leopards have been photographed wandering a remote, mountain region once ravaged by conflict b...

Why Did One Japanese Bluefin Tuna Sell For $736,000

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.08.2012 | Green
Corbin Hiar

While the bluefin tuna is widely acknowledged to be a threatened fish, the price paid Thursday for one 593-pound catch is more a show of nationalism and marketing saavy than a sign of how endangered the tuna has become.

Why Is Coke Going White?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Have you seen the new Coke can yet? Beginning November 1, 1.4 billion of Coke's famous red cans will be turning white in honor of the world's polar be...

PHOTOS: Drug Kingpin's Exotic Animals Crowd Mexican Zoo

AP | By MANUEL VALDES | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

By MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press TOLUCA, Mexico -- For years, three tiny squirrel monkeys led a life of luxury on a 16-acre ranch surrounded by e...

Panda Bashing: Reflections on NGO-Business Partnerships

Scott Poynton | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Scott Poynton

Prenuptial dances between businesses and NGOs now focus more on questions of delivery. What are you delivering? How are you doing it? Is it bringing real change in the eyes of the people that count?

Fishing for Survival: How a Global Market Is Shaping One Island Community

Coleen Jose | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green
Coleen Jose

Abundant marine, animal and plant life in the Philippines support a rapidly growing population of 90 million. The nation's wealth in natural resources also serves as profitable products in the global market.

How NGOs Are Using Data Maps to Communicate Problems

Andrew Turner | Posted 07.23.2011 | Impact
Andrew Turner

With their international reach, abundance of data, and lack of access to data scientists, NGOs can benefit greatly from being able to employ easy to use data analysis and mapping technologies.

7 Ways To Sport A Socially Conscious Summer Look

Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact

Is it summer yet? In our anticipation of rising temperatures, this time of year often prompts in us the urge to splurge on sandals, slather on sunscre...

How McDonald's Will Court Sustainability

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sustainability has become the go-to word for every corporation in the U.S.and McDonald's is no exception. The burger giant recently announced what it'...

WWF and Leonardo Dicaprio Restructure the Year of the Tiger

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wendy Diamond

A hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers in the wild. Today there are as few as 3,200.

Save the Tiger... Indian Style

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ullas Karanth's studies have concluded that tigers and people cannot coexist in the same place. He therefore advocates and implements programs that relocate tribal communities living in wildlife reserves to other regions.

How Do I Celebrate Our Anniversary?

George Sachs, Psy.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Sachs, Psy.D.

Dear Dr. George, I have been dating the same guy for two years. He's such a wonderful man: good-looking, generous, politically, socially and environm...

Leonardo DiCaprio Headed To India For Tiger Conservation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

India has been selected as the next stop in Leonardo DiCaprio's campaign with the World Wildlife Fund to draw awareness to the plight of tigers. The "...