Audubon’s 2012 Women in Conservation: The Rachel Carson Award Goes To…

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The 2012 Rachel Carson Award recipients, L to R: The Rev. Ferreira is involved in recruiting sponsors to fund the greening of 362 miles of arterial highway. Hunter Lovins Natural Capitalism NYC NYC DOT rachel carson Rev.

Audubon Women in Conservation – 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards

The Green Samaritan

On Monday, May 23rd, the Audubon Women in Conservation will hold its 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards luncheon. Green Living Audubon Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards event Maya Lin Sigourney Weave

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12th Annual Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards

The Green Samaritan

Green LivingThrough the power of social media and Twitter, TGS connected with the Women In Conservation back in 2010 for the 7th Annual Luncheon recognizing Isabella Rossellini and Fernanda Kellogg. On May 20th, See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

A Passion for Nature: 7 Must-Read Books on Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green books climate change environment nature Rachel Carson readingSaving the environment does not have to be limited to somewhat boring reports depicting the scary statistics issued by institutes and universities these authors add passion that no-doubt fuels readers to act.

Words from Maya Lin, Sigourney Weaver and The Women of the Gulf

The Green Samaritan

Back from New York after attending the National Audubon Society’s Women in Conservation 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards event where Sigourney Weaver and Maya Lin were honored for their environmental efforts. I often ask myself, what would Rachel Carson do?

National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

The Green Samaritan

On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. Green Living See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

Podcast with Ecologist and Author Sandra Steingraber

Green Living Ideas

The good folks at Earth Justice have just produced this great podcast with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber, considered by many to be this generation’s Rachel Carson. Activism Alternative Energy Green Inspirations Pollution chemicals climate change fracking PCBs Rachel Carson Sandra Steingraber silent spring toxic trespass

The Origin of Earth Day and Greening the Arab Spring

Green Prophet

Then Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring hit the NY Times bestseller list in 1962 and woke them up. But even then it wasn’t until a US senator channeled energy from anti-war protests into the first Earth Day in 1970 that the US green movement was born.

5 Green Books to Buy for Christmas (Or Hannukah)

Green Prophet

American Earth is a book every green-inclined person needs on their book shelf. Written by Rachel Carson, the book was a clarion call to the world, on why we need to wake up to the industrial pollution we are putting into our earth, and bodies.

Is Natural History Still Relevant for Conservation Science?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Many of the most well-known figures in conservation history have been observant naturalists – think Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson , Jane Goodall and Edward O. Photo: © Boston Globe via Chelsea Green Publishing. Is field observation still relevant to conservation science?

Notes from Silver Creek: Natural Born Scientists

Nature Conservancy - Science

They know exactly where to find big spiders (“where there are lots of bugs, Mom”), the big black beetles (walking across the dry spots along the road, of course), the ladybugs (on that pokey green plant) and the frogs (where the banks hang over the water).

Write for Sustainability and Win $10,000 in Creative Writing Contest

Green Prophet

If you have a “green” eye, a corresponding “green” pen, and an ecologically-minded story to tell or have told you can submit it to a new contest for sustainability writing and win a cool $10,000. Green, clean—what does it mean?;

Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

Nature Conservancy - Science

Around the same time, Rachel Carson warned that we were harming nature at our own expense: “But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.”.

Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

Nature Conservancy - Science

Pupfish and other wildlife would disappear under a network of roads and homes and green, green grass. Rachel Carson once wrote “Conservation is a cause that has no end. Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish. Photo: Scott Hein. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.

Danger of Bone Cancer From Fluoride in Toothpaste, Drinking Water

Green (Living) Review

is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, and Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition; and former President of the Rachel Carson Trust.

10 Celebrities Fighting To Save The Rainforests

Eccorazzi

Ecorazzi’s Rainforest Editorial Series is brought to you by Hello Green Tomorrow , the Avon Product Inc. Although Lily, 25, wants to do everything she can to promote a more green lifestyle, she also states that it’s rather hard to in a place like London. “I’ve

Bette Midler is “mad” about birds

10,000 Birds

Bette Midler herself is a recipient of Audubon’s 2008 Rachel Carson Award for her work with the New York Restoration Project. If you don’t know much about Dr. Archibald’s work, see his recent interview on The New York Times Green Blog and Audubon magazine.).

Audubon Woman In Conservation: Four Honorees to Inspire Us All

The Green Samaritan

For another great recap of this event, see this article from The Daily Green and more photos from Life. Avon Calling – Hello Green Tomorrow! [.] link] 2010 TGS Year in Review | The Green Samaritan [.] Avon Calling – Hello Green Tomorrow!

Are Women The Globe’s Green Giants?

Green Prophet

Of course, these stats don’t prove women are hyper-conscious of ecological issues, it’s just that their actions lean to green. These behavioral truisms widen the green gender gap in the Middle East, where economics, culture, and religion further differentiate how the sexes live their daily lives. Leopold’s philosophy was amplified by subsequent environmental pioneers like Rachel Carson and Bill McKibbon. Image of green woman from Shutterstock.

Non-Toxic Pest Control, Beating Out the Bedbugs

Green Home Blog

And while DDT was admittedly the impetus behind the agricultural boom after WWII, Rachel Carson’s 1962 book, Silent Spring , also gave birth to a more important perception or point of view, this one called “the environmental movement”. Filed under: Blog and Green Library.

Non-Toxic Pest Control, Beating Out the Bedbugs

Green Home Blog

And while DDT was admittedly the impetus behind the agricultural boom after WWII, Rachel Carson’s 1962 book, Silent Spring , also gave birth to a more important perception or point of view, this one called “the environmental movement”. Filed under: Blog and Green Library.

2010 TGS Year in Review

The Green Samaritan

April : 10 Ways to Appreciate Earth Day Any Day and a product review of one of my very favorite items to reduce the drycleaning bags – The Green Garmento. May : Off to New York for the Audubon Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards event which was inspiring and an honor to attend.

Multiple carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo

Green (Living) Review

I found it very disturbing that a company claiming to be green and claiming to produce eco-products such as Ecover flatly refused to even countenance the removal of dioxane from its products. is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition; and former President of the Rachel Carson Trust.

Celebrating Womanhood: I am Woman I am Paradox

The Alien Next Door

She is Joan of Arc , Queen Elizabeth I , Amelia Earhart , Marie Curie , Anne Frank , Mother Teresa , Mary Wollstonecraft , Rachel Carson , Lynn Margulis , Antoinette Hunziker-Ebneter. Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity From Grey to Green by Kathryn Brennar (guest post).

It’s Earth Day! How are you saving the planet today?

Green Living Ideas

Although mainstream America remained oblivious to environmental concerns, the stage had been set for change by the publication of Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring in 1962.” The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment.

Meal Plan: Resources for Teaching and Learning about Food

The Green Changemakers

Rachel Carson Mural at Growing Power's urban farm in Milwaukee. Tags: Food Green Community Education Agriculture “ Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.”

The mass media and our environment

Green Blog

The tactics used by the agrichemical industry back in 1962 alongside the release of the widely popular book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson is yet another example. What kind of role does our mass media play in how we perceive and react to environmental problems around us?

Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

For 30 years New Mexico-based Reynolds and his green disciples have devoted their time to advancing the art of "Earthship Biotecture" by building self-sufficient, off-the-grid communities where design and function converge in eco-harmony. American Experience: Earth Days (2009) - It is now all the rage in the Age of Al Gore and Obama, but can you remember when everyone in America was not Going Green ? Documentary Green Permaculture Media Education

The return of the population bombers

Green Blog

To prevent a similar setback today, we must understand populationism’s conservative role, and why it is attractive to a growing number of green activists. I’d like to say that our arguments were so convincing that populationism has disappeared from the green movement, but of course that isn’t so. Sadly, we’re hearing the same thing from some people who appear to actually care about the environment, who aren’t just using green arguments to bash immigrants.

10 reasons why organic can feed the world

The Green Changemakers

In southern Brazil, maize and wheat yields doubled on farms that changed to green manures and nitrogenfixing leguminous vegetables instead of chemical fertilisers. 16 Organic manures and green mulches are applied even before the crop is sown, leading to a process known as ‘mineralisation’ – literally the fixing of minerals in the soil. Can organic farming feed the world?