Tag: Current Environmental Issues

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8 Organizations Making The World a Better Place for Wom...

Giving Tuesday has quickly become a new holiday tradition around the world since it first was c...

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This Newsletter Makes ‘Social Impact Easy For Busy Pe...

With so many complicated facts and statistics out there about climate change, it can be difficul...

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6 Ways I Connect with the Earth for My Mental and Physi...

One of the biggest realizations that came to light for me during the pandemic was that I complet...

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Why Our Next Vehicle Might Be an Electric Car

My husband and I share a car and are saving up for a new vehicle in the future. The thought of b...

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How 'The Farm Chicks' Helped Create a Culture Around Up...

It started 19 years ago as a small charity fundraiser in a friend’s barn on the eastern Washin...

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How Churches Are Joining the Sustainability Movement

Nearly seven years ago, Martha Blume and Marj Chapman got on a bus with a few members of their c...

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Reconnecting with Mother Nature

Mother Nature . Defined as nature personified as a woman considered as the source and guiding fo...

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Women Conservationists Grow Their Footprint in the Moun...

Growing up in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, Becca Aceto was taught from a young age to love the...

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Women Rabbis Are Saving Mother Earth

When Rabbi Ellen Bernstein founded Shomrei Adamah: Keepers of the Earth, in 1988, it was pioneer...

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We Spoke to Céline Cousteau About How to Be Better Con...

Celine Cousteau — the granddaughter of famed explorer and conservationist Jacques-Yves Co...

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7 Women Share What Sustainability Means to Them

There are so many ways people can live more sustainable lives. No action is too small, and there...

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How To Celebrate Earth Day All Year Long

Earth Day is April 22, but every day is an opportunity to help the Earth. While large corporatio...

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She’s Teaching Us That Climate Change Isn’t A Polit...

Climate change doesn’t just impact our environment. It impacts our culture, too. Jasmine Sande...

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She's Helping People Process Anxiety About Climate Change

For many of us, climate change is scary. The toll it takes on our mental health often isn’t ta...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Changes I've Made in My Dail...

Growing up, I’ve been able to learn and witness so much about the importance of caring for our...

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9 Ways to Re-Use Your Takeout Containers

According to a study performed in April 2019 by the Foodservice Packaging Institute on Consumer...

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Protecting Mother Earth

A 2018 UN report warned that, as relates to climate change, we had until 2030 to make drastic...

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Reclaiming Oakland: The Ohlone Are Rematriating the Land

Thousands of years ago, the Ohlone people inhabited a vast swath of California, stretching from...

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Vegan Warrior: Alicia Kennedy Connects Food and Feminism

Alicia Kennedy is writing the book on veganism. The cultural history of veganism, to be precise....

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5 Secrets to Fashion Superpowers Already in Your Closet

Admit it, you’ve always envied that scene in Clueless where Cher creates outfits on her comput...

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Caring for Every Living Thing on This Planet

Growing up as the daughter of parents who were missionaries and a father who was a science teach...

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7 New Things to Do in 2021

Has there been a year in recent memory that we were so glad to see in the rearview mirror? Here's...

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Why I’m Never Buying Gifts for Anyone Ever Again

This year, the holidays will be a more subdued affair for most of us. There will be fewer partie...

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She Inspires Everyday People to Make Change in Their Co...

Creating a better world will not come from a single solution. That is what Gloria Walton, the pr...

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5 DIY Ways to Live More Sustainably (and Save Money, Too!)

If you’ve never heard of the zero-waste movement, it might seem daunting, strange, or unbeliev...

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Let There Be (Solar-Powered) Light

For 30 years, Ark Refuge Ministrie s has worked to help restore the lives of those recovering fr...

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Trees of Life: Faith-Based Planting in Maryland

At the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, an 800-member Sikh temple in Rockville, Maryland, big chang...

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Her Mushroom Jerky Is Healthy for You — and the Earth

Gina Shi created Munchrooms — a 100 percent plant-based, non-GMO mushroom-jerky company based i...

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Dress for Success the Sustainable Way

In a world of waste, particularly when it comes to fashion, I am passionate about bringing more f...

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Wear These Shoes Without Leaving a Carbon Footprint

According to the  World Economic Forum , 85 percent of textiles go into landfills every year...

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8 Ways You Can Help to Save the Planet

The health of people, animals, and their shared environment are interdependent. If one is damage...

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Stitching a New Garment for Gender Equality

This was supposed to be a year of celebration for women. In the United States, it is the 100th a...

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Black Church Raises Flag on Green Crisis

Experts have long rung the climate change alarm, noting the impact that a warming planet might s...

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Meet the People Bettering Our Planet with Women-Centric...

We all know about climate and sustainability activists like the intrepid Greta Thunberg, but the...

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Meet Genesis Butler, 13-Year-Old Climate Activist

At just 13 years old, Genesis Butler has a pretty impressive résumé. She’s a climate activis...

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Changing the World Before Reaching Adulthood

Two Gold Award Girl Scouts headline a panel at the United Nations, showcasing the change-making c...

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This Young American Is Shaking Up Climate Change Activism

Now, you may feel that you are already aware of the notable climate change activists who are lea...

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How Two Sisters Are Creating a Network of Global Activists

When garbage washes up on a beach so voluminously that, on a daily basis, it could fill a 14-sto...

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These Scientists Are Leading the Feminist Climate Renai...

The movement to combat climate change is gaining more and more traction every day. Communities a...

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Indigenous Leader: Our Future Lies in Seeds

Starting a garden is simple with a pack of seeds, but it’s important to consider where the see...

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Farmers Preach Climate Change Gospel in the Heartland

Increasing ocean temperatures. Melting glaciers. Disappearing wildlife. Fires and hurricanes tha...

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We Asked 11 Women What Being a Humanitarian Means to Them

World Humanitarian Day (August 19) was created by the United Nations to commemorate humanitari...

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How Shopping Can Actually Help Women Around the World

Mandy Nagel says she started her company, I Thought of You , by accident. While traveling thro...

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6 Ways You Can Help Pollinators on National Honey Bee Day

I celebrate National Honey Bee Day all year long, but the official holiday this year is today (A...

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This Woman and Her Sister Are Taking Solar Energy to th...

Not only is using solar energy better for our environment, but it can be accessed anywhere in the...

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Sisters Saving Mother Earth

It was five years ago that Pope Francis released Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home , a mo...

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Why the Creator of World Elephant Day Wants You to Care...

On August 12, we’re celebrating World Elephant Day to honor these gentle giants and to bring a...

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Go on a Virtual Safari and Walk with Elephants for Worl...

Because travel has been essentially shut down because of the pandemic, it's nearly impossible to...

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Are Straw Laws Enough to Save Our Oceans?

We think it’s safe to say that you’ve seen firsthand or heard about how plastic-straw ordinan...

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Her Modern Take on the Golden Rule Extends to the Plane...

Kim Polman has kept The Golden Rule in mind throughout her life: Do unto others as you would hav...

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Homebound Shoppers Receive Heavenly Help

As the coronavirus pandemic sent states into shutdowns earlier this year, Jayde Powell sprung in...

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The Gift Economy Offers Free Stuff — No Strings Attached

Jennifer Crow’s Seattle-area home features the same name-brand appliances, furniture, lighting...

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This Woman Helps Protect People Saving African Wildlife

It’s no secret that ivory poaching has been a major issue in East Africa. But did you know tha...

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This All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit Is Saving African Wi...

Since 2017, the Akashinga all-female, armed anti-poaching unit has been protecting wildlife in Z...

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3 Things This Entrepreneur Learned While Making Fashion...

Most people are satisfied with one job that develops into a career over time — but not Kerry B...

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This Woman's Turning Fog Into Clean Water for Communiti...

You may have walked through fog and felt the misty effects afterward, but did you know that fog...

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4 Ways to Make a Fashion Statement While Helping the En...

What we wear is a reflection of ourselves, but for Verneda Adele White — a multi-talented soci...

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Philanthropist Eva Haller on Diversity, Community, and...

At 90 years old, Eva Haller has lived more lifetimes than most. An immigrant from Hungary, she s...

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For One Female Leader, Climate Policy Is Also a Social...

When it comes to making a global impact, most people think of environmentalism as its own catego...

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