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What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Conservancy Talk

It’s also a good time to reflect on the lessons that other movements can learn from Dr. King’s leadership. What can we do to build a bigger movement for lasting change? The environmental movement could also learn from Dr. King’s example of seeking common ground on divisive issues.

Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 And will human development prevent them from getting there? Now you can see those migrations in motion.

Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Urban farming, whether found in large urban cities like Chicago , or in a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem , is rapidly becoming a worldwide movement.

The Gap Between Wildlife and the Animal Rights Movement

10,000 Birds

Today I’m exploring a couple questions that have been bouncing in my head for a while…I’d love to hear your thoughts…I’m not calling into question animal rights, just the focus of the movement. The animal rights movement is (rightly) closely associated with protesting things like factory farming, dogfighting, etc…basically, the mistreatment of animals.

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism

Eccorazzi

Ever wondered what the effects of the mainstream “animal movement” are on the public perception of veganism? The word “vegan” is bandied about a lot, but it has no substantial meaning to those in the “movement” (and subsequently the public) who use it.

Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

Green Blog

Our only hope is the rise of mass movements with the combined goals of saving the environment and achieving social justice. The labor movement knew better than to fall for this ploy,” Klein says, but leaders of many large environmental organizations capitulated.

Zero Waste Movement: 10 Ways to Join the Party.

Elephant Journal

Did you know the average American creates four pounds of trash a day? That’s 1,500 pounds of trash a year. Have you ever thought about where it all goes? Seriously, where do we store 1,500 pounds of trash for every person in America? Needless to say, trash management is a national (and global) crisis. Human beings contributed […].

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The Party – the working class movement – is always right

Green (Living) Review

Basically the meaning is – the true one – that the movement, the party, is always right to fight against capitalism and imperialism, against injustices and for the right of the proletariat. That does not, however, mean that the movement, the party, can do no wrong on other levels; far from it.

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The Power of a Grassroots Movement. {Video}

Elephant Journal

The Climate Reality Project is dedicated to unleashing a global cultural movement demanding action on the climate crisis. The science on climate change is settled. Carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is creating a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop it.

Why The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Promotes Peter Singer

Eccorazzi

The mainstream “animal movement,” by and large, endorses Singer and holds him in high-regard as the so called “father” of their movement (more on this here ). Singer’s work is, in many ways, the machine that the mainstream movement uses to print money.

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#myREALlife: The Social Media Movement that’s Changing the way we tell our Stories.

Elephant Journal

In an effort to "keep up," we hide our daily struggles, hiccups and hurts and choose to only document our best selves. We compare ourselves to what appears perfect and inevitably feel alone in our imperfection. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only embracing imperfection failure insecurity not being enough perfectionism real life social media success

Why the Self-Help Movement Needs to Die.

Elephant Journal

I felt that I needed to change some fundamental internal flaw. And those books and people (I, myself, being one of them), affirmed my insecurities while taking my dollars or.

Walking Dead Star Urges U.S. to Join Cruelty Free Movement

Eccorazzi

to Join Cruelty Free Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. March of this year saw an amazing victory for animal rights activists and animal lovers everywhere as the 28 European Union countries joined together to ban animal testing on all Read More The post Walking Dead Star Urges U.S.

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Basel Burgan: A Force Behind Jordan’s Anti-Nuke Movement

Green Prophet

Business & Politics Energy activism Anti-nuclear movement interview Jordan nuclear power plantsOur interview with activist Basel Burgan, a leading figure against nuclear proliferation for energy, in Jordan. . The Jordan Times reports that energy officials have expanded their search for a nuclear reactor site in Mafraq despite growing resistance from city residents and anti-nuclear supporters throughout the Kingdom.

Islamic Gardens – They Could Build A Green Muslim Movement

Green Prophet

What kind of state did you find the environmental movement amongst British Muslims in the UK? So the Islamic environmental ethic works very well with the currently growing Permaculture movement.

Celebs Join Movement to Remember Euthanized Homeless Pets

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Celebs Join Movement to Remember Euthanized Homeless Pets appeared first on Ecorazzi. The Remember Me Thursday event will have people from around the world lighting a candle for those pets that didn’t get a second chance at life.

Not My Movement; Not My Orgs: Part 2

Eccorazzi

I have written before about how justice for only some is no justice at all. In the first part of this essay, I detailed some examples of how the large animal organisations perpetuate speciesism through many of their tactics and campaigns.

McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’

Green Prophet

Still, it’s clear that the movement is new and developing so McKibben advises that we give it a gentle nudge in the right direction if it strays from the green path.

The Feminist Movement has not Changed Women, it has Found Them.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights american family feminism feminist movement finding sense of self gender rolesIf this is killing the American way of life, I say good riddance.

VIDEO: Animal Rights Movement Moving Backwards

Eccorazzi

Watch the video above for his lecture on what’s holding the animal movement back, and how The Abolitionist Approach can help propel it forward. A questions and answers period follows his speech and expands on the views of the movement at large. Is veganism a moral issue?

No Need For Movement. {Adult Poem}

Elephant Journal

To all the men who are good with their hands: Blog (always click 4 all blogs) love poem romance sex

San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement

Eccorazzi

Read More The post San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Board V.P. Kevin Beiser said the new plan will force students to try vegetarian foods, when they might not otherwise make that choice.

LET’S BROADEN OUR DEFINITION OF GREEN JOBS: One Way to Build a Bigger Movement

Green (Living) Review

I have often hesitated to write something like this for fear that my credentials weren’t that of a traditional environmentalist, but I do want to speak to you about what I hope will be a growing trend.

Mindfulness Isn’t a Trend, It’s a Movement.

Elephant Journal

It’s a movement. Mindfulness is not a trend, as people have been declaring on this and other sites. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Meditation WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Activism Buddha Buddhism and activism Buddhist protests lodro rinzler meditation meditation and activism mindfulness minimum wage workers Walk Like A Buddha

How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

” The post How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick. Soy-based foams have made their way into every single Ford vehicle in North America.

Support the Bike—A Visit with the Architect of the “Free Cycles” Movement.

Elephant Journal

“We learn how to build the world while we learn how to build a bicycle.” ~ Unknown. Bicycle Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Green Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Green Featured Today benefits of a bicycle community service cycling environmental justice equal rights social justice

How the Tiny House Movement turned me Into a Hater.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Funny Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) coffin rant small house tiny house movementI have seen real people—seemingly normal people—buy and live in a coffin sized house.

Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement is Growing!

Green Prophet

They have developed an online platform where would-be and ongoing urban farmers can share their experiences, tips, challenges, and in general foster a community that will maintain a city farming movement that is clearly on the rise. Can urban agriculture save Cairo?

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Can cell phones track your movements when turned off

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The short and simple answer here is an emphatic NO, whatever conspiracy theorists and those wishing to sell you gadgets are trying to claim. One caveat I would like to add there and that is if a cell phone would be fitted with a GPS tracker that is kept active without the phone being on tracking would be possible. However, so far as I understand none of the phone around currently, even if they are fully GPS equipped, transmit a signal when they are turned off. Period.

Timelapse Captures Movement of the Skies

Wend Magazine

Occupy Movement Steers Toward Pedal Power. Click here to view the embedded video. Tanguy Louvigny uses HDR photography to build this incredible timelapse of the skies. My favorite part starts at 1:45. Related posts: The Most Incredible Timelapse Video Ever. Another Time-Lapse Treasure: Ocean Sky

Turkey’s First “Slow City” Promotes Local Agriculture, Slow Food Movement

Green Prophet

Seferihisar, a city on Turkey’s western Aegean coast, is part of Cittaslow, an international movement founded to promote the Slow Food movement around the world. Slow Food Movement Is Active In Beirut. Architecture & Urban slow food movement

Ian Somerhalder: Social Media Is Key To Conservation Movement

Eccorazzi

Following his testimony on Capitol Hill last week , The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder spoke about youth involvement in conservation efforts.

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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

Green Traveler Guides

Africa All Bakery Beirut Farmers' markets Health food/Natural grocery stores Lebanon Middle East Restaurants/Cafes Slow Food movement Bread Republic farmers market Kamal Mouszawak Michael Straus organic restaurant Reuters slow food Souk el Tayeb Tawlet Walid Ataya

Stop “Shoulding” Yourself to Exercise: Revitalizing Fitness with Mindful Movement.

Elephant Journal

Do you find yourself exhausted even just thinking about exercise? Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness activity exercise exhaustion fitness health health wellness mindfulness

Ian Somerhalder Supports Anti-Fracking Movement

Eccorazzi

Somerhalder, who’s originally from Covington, Louisiana, attended attended Read More The post Ian Somerhalder Supports Anti-Fracking Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Actor and activist, Ian Somerhalder, is criticizing a proposal to set up a fracking well in St.

Occupy Movement Steers Toward Pedal Power

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is now literally people-powered. After their gas-fueled generators were confiscated on Friday, the protestors have found a solution in the stationary bike. According to estimates from the non-profit group Time’s Up , it’ll take only 11 of these bikes to provide enough power for the entire OWS camp.

Privilege and the Hierarchy of Oppression within the Animal Rights Movement

Eccorazzi

Within the abolitionist vegan movement, many male activists see all forms of discrimination and oppression — against humans and nonhuman animals — as morally wrong. Guest Essay By Benjamin MacEllen.

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

The Green Samaritan

to move forward The Donate Movement to encourage and increase awareness of the power of donating all of which makes a difference in people’s lives, strengthens communities and creates a healthier environment.

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Understanding the Growing Living Yoga Movement.

Elephant Journal

Living yoga is beyond words. It is a journey to be undertaken. Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today journey living yoga path walking the talk

Not my Movement; Not my Orgs: Part 1

Eccorazzi

It’s no secret to those of us who promote nothing less than veganism and who speak up for the rights of all animals not to be treated as the supply to our demand that the large animal organisations don’t stand with us.