The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it. PLT's integration into SFI provides an opportunity for the program to expand its reach and impact. And SFI's role as a sustainability leader will be bolstered by PLT's expertise in education, an increasing focus in SFI's community engagement work. PLT was previously housed at the American Forest Foundation.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to decide on whether to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide linked to damaging the developing brains of children with reduced IQ, loss of working memory and attention deficit disorders.
Havelock Wool is changing the green building environment with their Insulation Toddlers can Snuggle. Havelock Wool is environmentally friendly and made completely out of New Zealand sheep wool. Made of 100% wool and pinch of boric acid this insulation keeps your home envelope tight and insects out.
We bet you didn’t think climate change could make you laugh! But this new series can…
The Primetime Emmy® Award-winning television and digital series Years of Living Dangerously has joined forces with Funny Or Die to launch a new digital series which tackles the issues surrounding climate change with humor.
Ocean Tipping Points collaborative launches new science-based guide, tools and resources to support management of a changing ocean
Crossing an ecosystem tipping point creates dramatic change. From collapsed fisheries and coastal dead zones, to melting sea ice and dying coral reefs, the consequences are often devastating to both the environment and the people who depend on it. Tipping points occur when small shifts in human pressure or environmental conditions bring about large, sometimes abrupt changes in a system - whether in a human society, a physical system, an ecosystem, or our planet’s climate.
“From the Ashes,” a new documentary on the coal industry directed by Michael Bonfiglio, distributed by National Geographic and funded by former New York City Mayor and one-time presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, is drawing bitter opposition from environmentalists, mountaintop removal opponents, Appalachian community activists and coal miners.