“There are so many issues facing our world-from environmental to personal health-and it is important that each of us pledge to do all in our power to live responsibly and considerably. We have a responsibility to future generations to take care of this planet.”
There’s a new book coming out about my dad, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet, written by Todd Wilkinson. Anyone that knows me, knows what a huge influence my father has been on me and what an environmentalist icon he is to the world. (more…)
On Dec. 7, Former President Jimmy Carter and Sir Richard Branson were among the guests honored for their work as exemplary stewards of the environment at the 22nd annual Captain Planet Foundation Gala in Atlanta. (more…)
“Foul Water Fiery Serpent,” a documentary feature film that follows dedicated health workers — including Carter Center staff and national health partners, as well as former U.S. President Jimmy Carter — engaged in a final battle to eradicate Guinea worm disease in Africa, will air on American Public Television stations nationwide beginning April 1. This film can be painful to watch in some parts but it chronicles a vital program that is near and dear to President Carter and has made huge strides towards eradication. (more…)
The opening of City of Joy brought a delegation of more than 80 people from around the world to Bukavu, including media to help tell these inspiring women's stories. Photo Credit: Paula Allen for V-Day
According to the United States Census Bureau, each day 361,481 babies are born around the world. This past fall, one of those 361,481 babies bumped the world’s population to 7 billion.
When I was born 50 years ago the world’s population was 2 billion. At the time, my dad, Ted Turner, was shocked that in his 30 years of life the population had grown by 1 billion. A half-century later the disbelief continues with the addition of 5 billion people. (more…)
I am so pleased to announce I have joined the EcoWatch advisory board! If you’ve never checked out their website it is a must-read!
As a board member, I will support EcoWatch’s efforts to unite the voices of the grassroots environmental movement, as well as contribute to the group’s Insights column. This column features original content from advisory board members and environmental thought leaders, including Wendy Abrams, Ed Begley, Jr., Lester Brown, Laurie David, Paul Hawken, Randy Hayes, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Phil Radford and Harvey Wasserman. (more…)