FRESH TALK at the National Museum for Women in the Arts

I have the honor of speaking at FRESH TALK - How can the arts inspire environmental advocacy? at the National Museum of Women in the Arts today. Joining the conversation with me are Amy Lipton,  independent curator and co-director of ecoartspace; Miranda Massie, director of the Climate Museum, New York; Jacqui Patterson, director, Environmental and [...]

May 21st, 2017|Events, Take Action|0 Comments

25th Captain Planet Foundation Gala to Honor Ian Somerhalder!

SUPERHERO FOR EARTH AWARD RECIPIENT Ian Somerhalder is an actor, environmentalist and humanitarian currently starring as Damon Salvatore in the eighth and final season of the CW hit television series THE VAMPIRE DIARIES. In addition to acting in the show, Somerhalder also took on the role as director in season 7 and will do so [...]

November 23rd, 2016|Take Action|0 Comments

Amphibian Conservation Is Hopping in Atlanta

What if I told you there was an entire underground world below you right now? The frogs you may see in your backyard are a tiny portion of the amphibian world surrounding you. According to Mark Mandica, amphibian conservation coordinator at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (ABG), "If you weighed all the spotted salamanders they'd weigh [...]

August 24th, 2016|Going Green, Take Action|0 Comments

Watch Racing Extinction: It Will Change the Way You View the World

On December, 2, 2015 Discovery Channel premiered Louis Psihoyos’ new film,Racing Extinction, in 220 countries around the world. This riveting film covers the planet’s sixth and currently ongoing mass extinction, named the Anthropocene Extinction, which is largely the result of mankind. Psihoyos details what many scientists and experts believe are the causes behind this vast [...]

June 25th, 2016|Going Green, Take Action|0 Comments

Transforming Our World – UN Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25th 2015, the UN's 70th anniversary, all 193 Member States unanimously adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets demonstrate the [...]

February 11th, 2016|Take Action|0 Comments

Powerful Lobbying Groups Want to Make Sure You Keep Using Plastic Bags

Plastic bag use has become ubiquitous in many parts of the world as a cheap and convenient means of transporting items. Meant for one-time usage, plastic bags have left a deep imprint on the planet. All over the world, countries are taking action by either banning lightweight plastic bags, charging for them or generating taxes [...]

October 15th, 2015|Going Green, Take Action|0 Comments

Francis Beinecke on Keystone XL

January 22nd, 2015|Take Action|0 Comments