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Eleven Strategies that Help me Surrender.

Elephant Journal

I've always wondered what people meant when they said "just be with." Now, I get it: Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga being with it calm connecting external resources inner peace internal resources meditation nervous system reptilian brain slowing down somatic system surrender

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Five Strategies to get our Kids to Eat Better (& Like it).

Elephant Journal

We have to help our kids to fall in love with cooking. While changing our family’s way of eating might seem easier said than done, these five strategies can introduce our kids to good-for-them foods that also taste good. Helping prepare meals helps build their self-esteem and identity.

Planting Healthy Air: Can Urban Trees Help Clean Up Pollution?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Measured in $ per ton, trees removed a similar amount of PM per dollar spent as other commonly used strategies for reducing PM. But we take pains in the report to make clear that tree planting is not a replacement for the other strategies society might do to reduce air pollution, for instance.

"Shattering Myths to Help the Climate"

Environmental Economics

One reason may be the frequent incantation of a motley collection of myths, each one rooted in bad economics: Myth 1: The enormous uncertainty of climate science argues for a wait-and-see strategy. Because a steep tax on emissions would generate hundreds of billions of dollars in annual revenue, you might assume the policy would entail big costs for ordinary people. Myth 6: Penalizing greenhouse gas emissions would violate people’s freedom.

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New report will help advance health and water conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservancy Talk

But these guidelines take the next step by putting together a set of 7 principles that provide a concrete framework to help health, development, and conservation professionals in sub-Saharan Africa plan, coordinate, and achieve mutually-supported freshwater conservation and WASH goals. #2.

Nature Protects People

Conservancy Talk

Last week, I was in South Florida with partners from local government, the private sector and the international community to highlight the vital role that nature plays in protecting people in Miami-Dade County and coastal communities around the world.

Science: On Earth Day, Hope for a Better Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

The word “science” means many things to different people. Today, state and municipal governments across the country are following that science to restore and protect wetlands, sand dunes, oyster reefs and other natural areas that can help protect communities and defend against future storms.

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Ben Stiller’s Charity Strategy: Jennifer Aniston Naked

Eccorazzi

It can be tough to get people to support a charity, especially when you’re trying to direct people to a website. Causes People ben stiller jennifer anistonAll of that search engine stuff with Google and whatnot…it’s all very technical and confusing.

The Nature Conservancy’s U.S. Climate Strategy

Conservancy Talk

If we want to see real progress on this critical issue, we’ve got to bring more people into the tent. Climate Strategy is helping all 50 states to take their “best next step forward on climate,” recognizing that each state offers a unique opportunity for action on this urgent issue.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

This Nature Longread essay first appeared in SNAP Magazine , which features great writing on the intersection of nature and human well-being as part of the website of the Science for Nature and People (SNAP) collaboration.

The Surprising Importance of Freshwater Fisheries to Global Food Security

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you’re thinking about how fisheries feed people around the globe, chances are you start picturing oceans. The reality, though, is that freshwater fisheries are crucial in feeding millions of people around the globe. People catch fish for their own use or to sell in local communities.

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View from Tanzania

Nature Conservancy - Science

As people around the world celebrate the remarkable Paris Agreement to address climate change , there’s a genuine opportunity for countries to act on their financial pledges to help the world adapt to climate change – especially people in developing countries who are most vulnerable.

Economics: The Next Frontier in Conservation Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

We live in a world that is being rapidly transformed by the needs and activities of 7 billion people. 75% of the land on our planet is now used in some way to produce the food, fiber, and energy that these people need to survive.

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How Business Leaders Can Help Save the Planet—and Lead a Joyous Life

Conservancy Talk

On the other hand, many companies now understand that factoring nature into their decision-making is a smart business strategy. I encourage you to be bolder—use your clout to push decision-makers and build coalitions that result in win-win strategies that strengthen both business and environmental outcomes. Why should people do it? Let’s face it—solving today’s environmental challenges requires unprecedented leadership.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

We are living beyond the carrying capacity of the planet today with 7 billion people. We help companies evaluate their supply chains and shift their demand to raw materials produced using better practices that produce positive, measurable results on the ground.

Urban Biodiversity Strategies

The Green Changemakers

by Erik van Lennep Amongst the survival concerns now facing our planet and people, the destruction of biodiversity has become prominent, and this issue lands squarely in the middle of our plates as an industry. That’s people.

Ucycle helps make Nottingham University the greenest campus in Europe

Green (Living) Review

The project aims to enable people to switch from everyday car use in the city to travelling on foot, bike or public transport. With most halls and student residential areas located within a five-mile radius of the universities, cycling is an easy, affordable and more sustainable way to make short everyday journeys thus helping cut traffic congestion and getting more people active in Nottingham.

5 Money-saving Sustainable Food Strategies

Green Living Ideas

I’m sure, like most people you place them into a plastic tupperware container, however you may be surprised to learn that some food storage options add their own special “flavor” to your leftovers. You can also save money by doing a few simple things that will help you avoid food waste.

Take Your Messaging Strategy…to the Beach

Sightline Daily

But nowadays, I’m always looking for that perfect vacation combo—a book that’s a good read—entertaining, fascinating, and well written—and something that’ll help me do my work better once I’m back at my desk. (I Messaging Strategy…at the Beach.

5 Strategies to Help Bring Humane Education to Schools

The Green Changemakers

So whether you're a classroom teacher or community educator, here are 5 of the most useful strategies you can use to help ease the way for bringing humane education into schools: STANDARDS : The easiest and most obvious way is to link humane education content to standards.

Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

Nature Conservancy - Science

“perspectives of local people on dams defy simple answers and conclusions.” The rest of the trip I heard a lot of different perspectives and stories, but one thing was clear: perspectives of local people on dams defy simple answers and conclusions. Sunset on the Mekong.

99% Spring Has Sprung: Shareholder Actions Underway Across the.

PR Watch

To get things moving, National Peoples Action (NPA) director George Goehl and nine other members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (Iowa CCI) went to a Wells Fargo office in downtown Des Moines with a simple, civilized request. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

Sustrans’ strategy to deliver on the Mayor’s cycling revolution

Green (Living) Review

Sustrans, the UK’s leading sustainable transport charity, has published its new strategy for London , which complements the Mayor’s “cycling revolution” by focusing on specific ways to get more people on bikes. The Sustrans London Strategy, which is launched to co-incide with the draft Mayor’s Transport Strategy, covers the years 2009 – 2013. Our Strategy for London complements these goals.

Cat Owners: Can You Help Me?

10,000 Birds

So: Nina is beating herself up over the fact that her dog, who is a pet and thus not a part of nature, has killed a wild creature – and people try to make her feel better by telling her their cats do it all the time. My energy-saving strategy did not help me. At 2:00 that morning I paced furiously around my house, unable to fathom how mind-bogglingly cold and callous people can be. Outdoor cat owners, here’s how you can help me.

Two Strategies to help Face the Challenges of Seven Billion People

Celsias

As the global population surpasses 7 billion people sometime around the end of October, addressing the challenges associated with a still-growing world population will require a two-pronged response, according to experts with the Worldwatch Institute.

Fish of the Forest: Large Wood Benefits Salmon Recovery

Nature Conservancy - Science

People of the Salmon: Haida Tribe Defends Salmon with Science in Alaska. In turn, each foraging strategy provides a different evolutionary advantage, as well as a different suite of vulnerabilities. Fish & Fisheries Fish Fisheries Forests Nature + People Restoration Rivers

Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong

Nature Conservancy - Science

The next phase of the project is to implement new management strategies on 100 Wisconsin lakes. In this case, reducing the bag limit could help the resource tremendously while still meeting the expectations of anglers.”. Bluegills are prone to overpopulation.

New Government energy rules could undermine climate strategy

Green (Living) Review

"Developing our huge renewable energy potential could help get us out of the economic doldrums, wean us off fossil fuels and create new green industries and jobs - but reforming the Government's energy policy is essential to make this a reality." We inspire people to act together for a thriving environment.

Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

So Nature Conservancy scientist Robyn James is changing the way conservation projects in Melanesia incorporate women — and using her experience to develop gender-inclusive conservation strategy and policy recommendations for the entire organization.

Where Logging Reigns, Going Beyond Sharing vs Sparing

Nature Conservancy - Science

This landscape produces valuable timber, pulp for paper, and palm oil, all to the benefit of the Indonesian economy and people. Nature Works Everywhere / People's Television. I’m perched on a wooden tower 150 feet above the ground, eye-level with a centuries-old dipterocarp tree.

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Reducing the impact of deer herbivory is currently a key forest restoration strategy (White 2012, Nuttle et al. 2013) and likely will become more important in order to help maintain resilient, functioning forests in a warming climate (Galatowitsch et al.2009).

Another Reason to Say Goodbye to Sugar.

Elephant Journal

And we need clear strategies and medical programs to help people understand and address the health risks and addictive nature of sugar and refined carbohydrates. The average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar and 146 pounds of flour a year.

Announcing the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

And once they’re there, how do we help them overcome gender bias in the workplace? To help mentor rising young scientists through the challenges that women in science careers face, the California Academy of Sciences is holding the 2016 Women in Science Summit on January 28, 2016.

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GOVERNMENT MUST HELP CLEAR THE AIR

Green (Living) Review

Anthropogenic particulate matter in the air contributes to the death of nearly 29,000 people every year, and harms the environment. Government should use the National Air Quality Strategy to lay the policy framework for achieving healthy air.”

Mitigation strategies for Peak oil

The Green Changemakers

It is going to involved extensive, informed planning tailored to the precise needs of the people who will use it. That was simply not possible in the past - not only did the neighbours provide social contact, people shared labour, specialist skills and produce.

Psychology for a Better World: Strategies to Inspire Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

About the book Psychology for a Better World is for people who believe it is worth trying to make a world in which both our species and the ecological systems we are part of can flourish. The book is based on the latest research in psychology and is jam packed with action strategies.

Half a Million People to EPA: Stop 'Largest Expansion of a Known Toxic Herbicide'

Green (Living) Review

Over half a million people including scientists, doctors and food safety advocates have urged the U.S. Dow states that its proprietary blend "will control and help prevent further development of herbicide-resistant weeds" on the genetically engineered crops.

You’re Invited to Do Science with The Crowd & The Cloud

Nature Conservancy - Science

Thousands of citizen science programs around the world are training people of all ages and from all walks of life to collect data. The Crowd & The Cloud is a four-part documentary series currently running on PBS that showcases what people like you can contribute to science.

Rivers, Dams, and Drive-By Truckers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Many non-governmental organizations — environmental groups and those that advocate for the rights of dam-affected people — oppose nearly all dams due to their often serious environmental and social impacts. He helped build the dam, gave power to most of the South.

What does a random sample of other people think about climate policy?

Environmental Economics

My sense is that the right strategy has three major elements. This would help government budgets, drive increases in economic efficiency and substantially reduce global emissions. A carbon tax will induce innovation as people demand a way to avoid the tax.