Sanctuaries Unshackle Elephants With Nonprofit’s Help

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Friends Read More The post Sanctuaries Unshackle Elephants With Nonprofit’s Help appeared first on Ecorazzi. Two sanctuaries in Thailand are improving the quality of life of their elephants by installing solar powered corrals that allow the animals to roam without escaping into neighboring villages. Animals Causes News Top News

So you want to Start a Yoga Nonprofit—Advice from a Novice.

Elephant Journal

Muddling through the process, I’ve learned many lessons that I can share with those considering creating their own yoga nonprofit organization. Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Yoga mobile yoga prison yoga senior yoga start a yoga nonprofit student yoga teaching yoga yoga business tips yoga classes yoga to underserved communities

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Michigan Nonprofit Now Rescues Birds, Too

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Sophia DiPietro’s Battle Creek, Michigan-based Read More The post Michigan Nonprofit Now Rescues Birds, Too appeared first on Ecorazzi. Sometimes birds of a feather don’t always flock together. That’s why there are organizations like All Species Kinship, which rescues both furry and feathered friends. Animals News Top News

Important Things to Consider for New Nonprofit Organizations Working in Education Sector

Elephant Journal

This includes all segments of the business, including the nonprofit sector. Nonprofits need to keep up with the modern times if they want to continue with raising funds and extend their mission, as well […]. Technology is altering the face of how we live our day to day lives, and it’s changing at a swift pace.

Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time

Green (Living) Review

Carnegie Mellon''s Engineers Without Borders has teamed up with eco-nonprofit Reuse Everything Institute to turn material that once was used to hold drinks into housing material for poverty-stricken communities. Not all roofs are created equal.

With Your Input, Smarter Green Nonprofits

Green Life Smart Life

From our own projects and initiatives to the broader world of businesses and nonprofits looking to make a difference for our planet, sometimes it’s clear that we’re all in this together. That’s why we want to point you in the direction of the 2009 Green Choice Awards, a project of the organization GreatNonprofits, which seeks to identify the best nonprofits according the ratings and reviews of everyday people. Kind of like Yelp, but for the nonprofit world.

Top 10 List of Best Nonprofits Fighting for Climate Change Fixes

Green Living Ideas

The post Top 10 List of Best Nonprofits Fighting for Climate Change Fixes appeared first on Green Living Ideas. In the era of so many climate deniers, what are the non-profits to turn to for climate change action. Charity/Donations antrhopogenic climate change energy consumption fossil fuel subsidies renewable energy

What’s Wrong with this Picture? What’s Wrong with our World.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education artisan Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) empowerment guatemala indigenous man on boat maya mindful travel NGO nonprofit oppression Social change women Why do humans hate instead of love? Try to influence others. Strive to affect change. Be the model. Be open, honest, loving and kind.

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Help Elephants During Elephant Week with Fab Art and Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

Ecology charity ecology elephant day elephant week elephants nonprofitsImage from Flickr user Denish C. It’s Elephant Week at Eco-Chick! Hooray!!! Did you know that August 12th is World Elephant Day ? Elephants are endangered, but that hasn’t stopped poachers from hunting them for their ivory, or developers from destroying their habitats. So what can we do? Lots, actually.

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From Mantra to Monkey Orphanage: Why Volunteering Is Not A Sacrifice. ~ Rachel Leshaw

Elephant Journal

Adventure Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Activism animals baboons nonprofit volunteering Volunteering is not martyrdom or heroism; we can all do something to realize our goals for the world.

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability 24 February 11 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | C limate Counts , a nonprofit that scores the world’s largest companies on efforts to shrink their carbon footprint , has released its latest ranking of major hotel companies—and once again this year, Marriott heads the pack.

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Fighting poverty and disease, a bar of hotel soap at a time

Green Traveler Guides

A Dallas -based nonprofit called Soap Hope wants to use this soap to improve local communities and fight poverty. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Feds Scrutinizing Mark Block; CMD Requested an Investigation | PR.

PR Watch

Federal authorities are investigating two Wisconsin nonprofits associated with Wisconsin political veteran Mark Block, former campaign manager for presidential candidate Herman Cain and former director of the state chapter of the Koch-founded-and-funded Americans for Prosperity. CMD also asked that the IRS investigate a variety of other nonprofit groups associated with Block, including the Wisconsin Prosperity Network. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

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How to Get More Conservation Done Now: Joining Forces to Save Nature

Conservancy Talk

In the nonprofit space, we should always be asking ourselves how we can better collaborate with others in pursuit of our mission. Join Mark for a discussion about collaboration in the nonprofit space — and other conservation topics — in a live online Q&A on Wednesday, October 2 from 1-2 p.m. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.

Q&A with Steve McCormick: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Steve has devoted his career to the nonprofit sector. Interviews The Nature Conservancy Biodiversity collaboration conservation conservation organizations dialogues on the environment environmental movement foundations interview Mark Tercek Mark Tercek The Nature Conservancy moore foundation nature''s fortune NGO nonprofit partnership RARE SNAP Steve McCormick thought leaders

Pros & Cons of Going Paperless & Staying Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

According to the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, in 2010 Americans trashed enough paper to cover 26,700 football fields in paper three feet deep. However, going digital can also negatively impact the environment depending on how much electricity, gadgets and resources it takes to power, maintain and organize your files. The upside is digital files […]. green business practices reduce waste going paperless

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Dave DeSimone: Why he makes me want to be a better person

Green Life Smart Life

As his parents gushed about him and his upcoming journey, (he got to get a few sentences in there every now and again) I learned about Biking for Balance (B4B) – a nationwide, nonprofit cycling project focused on spreading environmental consciousness. Tagged: Biking for Balance, Dave DeSimone, enviornmental consciousness, nonprofit. Tags: Green Biking for Balance Dave DeSimone enviornmental consciousness nonprofit

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Mozambique’s ‘Super’ Breast Cancer Awareness Ads

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A nonprofit organization created posters depicting Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, She Hulk and Storm performing breast self-exams. Read More. Causes Featured News People

New Podcasts Explores the Ins and Outs of Animal Law

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Our Hen House, a nonprofit animal rights organization, has launched a new podcast completely dedicated to the legal system and its relationship to animals. Hosted by self-proclaimed “passionate (and nosy) Read More The post New Podcasts Explores the Ins and Outs of Animal Law appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Internet News Top News steven wise

Civil War Memorial to Honor Dead with 620,000 Trees

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The nonprofit Living Legacy Project has endeavored Read More The post Civil War Memorial to Honor Dead with 620,000 Trees appeared first on Ecorazzi. An unprecedented and unique memorial is taking shape to honor the American Civil War with the planting of over half a million trees. Causes Environment News Top News

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LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm

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Remember back in September when we announced LUSH Cosmetics’ call for small nonprofit nominations, with a winner to receive $5,000? Well, between submissions via comments on the original article, on Read More The post LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Contests Featured News

Robert Pattinson Wins $25,000, Will Donate to Charity of His Choice

Eccorazzi

The "Twilight" star gets chance to help nonprofit organization, after being named E! Celeb of the Year. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News robert pattinson

United Airlines launches Eco-Skies Vacations in Costa Rica

Green Traveler Guides

The airline is working with global nonprofit Sustainable Travel International to launch the vacation program. | Green Travel News | United Eco-Skies Vacations, a new United Airlines travel program, offers sustainable and environmentally responsible vacation options. Initial destinations are in Costa Rica, a destination known for stunning biodiversity, beaches, rain forests and a commitment to sustainable tourism.

WATCH: Voiceless Ads Expose Australia’s Factory Farms

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Nonprofit Voiceless' new ads shed light on Australian factory farms, which they say keep animals in worse conditions than Europe's farms. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video abbie cornish hugo weaving

Who says I'm not a scientist?

Environmental Economics

We are a nonprofit clinic system in [location]. At the hleast, I'm a science project. From the inbox: One of our staff pharmacists will be giving a talk on insomnia to a group of regional health care providers in early October. She would like to use the image of your actigraphy report on your website at:  [link]. The  The talk is educational; it is a non-commercial event; the graph is the only part of the website being requested.

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WATCH: Drone Footage Captures True Destruction of Rainforest Clearing

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The footage comes from the nonprofit organization Forest Heroes, which aims to protect Read More The post WATCH: Drone Footage Captures True Destruction of Rainforest Clearing appeared first on Ecorazzi. Well, this stinks. Despite recent efforts to reduce deforestation, new drone footage shows that it’s unfortunately still happening.

Daily Demand and Supply: Unintended consequences of low gas prices

Environmental Economics

Traffic fatalities are up 14% so far in 2015, according to new data from the nonprofit National Safety Council. There were more than 18,600 motor-vehicle deaths from January through June this year, compared to 16,400 deaths in the first six months of 2014. This year is now on pace to be the deadliest for drivers since 2007. The estimated cost of the deaths, injuries and property damage related to the crashes is $152 billion, the NSC said in a press release.

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The "war on coal" continues

Environmental Economics

Studies by the Government Accountability Office, the Interior Department’s inspector general and nonprofit research groups have all concluded that taxpayers arebeing shortchanged. A recent study by the independent nonprofit research group Headwaters Economics estimates that various reforms to the royalty valuation system would have generated $900 million to $5.6 David J. Hayes and James H.

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Two Dark Money Groups Outspending All Super PACs Combined

Celsias

Two conservative nonprofits, Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity, have poured almost $60 million into TV ads to influence the presidential race so far, outgunning all super PACs put together, new spending estimates show. These nonprofits, also known as 501(c)(4)s or c4s for their section of the tax code, don't have to disclose their donors to the public.

DeGeneres Asks for Help for Sanctuary’s Rescued Animals

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The nonprofit Read More. Ellen DeGeneres has been a long-time supporter of The Gentle Barn. She and wife Portia have adopted two cows, Holy and Madonna, that were rescued by the organization. Animals Causes News Top News ellen degeneres portia de rossi

Grow a Beard to Save Water for World Environment Day

Wend Magazine

From Ecotuerre : “Every gallon of water that we save makes a difference to our communities, so when thousands of people get together for one common cause, great things can happen,” says Chad Pregracke, founder of environmental nonprofit Living Lands & Waters and the face of campaign. “By From now until June 5th– World Environment Day –Budweiser is asking men to stop shaving and grow a beard in order to conserve water. Budweiser’s campaign, “ Grow One.

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Please tell me there is a co-author named Ferb

Environmental Economics

Pirg, a nonprofit advocacy organization. I don't want to take all of the credit but were started this blog in the middle of last decade: For six decades, Americans have tended to drive more every year. But in the middle of the last decade, the number of miles driven — both over all and per capita — began to drop, notes a report to be published on Tuesday by U.S.

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Lea Michele Puts Foot Forward To Fight Sex Trafficking

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Shoe Revolt is a nonprofit organization that fights commercial sex trafficking through the donation of shoes. ‘Glee’ singing sensation Lea Michele is taking a stand against sex trafficking by donating a pair of her Kimchi Blue red flats out of her closet to Shoe Revolt. From the everyday person to celebrities, shoes are donated and [.]. Causes People lea michele

Recycle Hawaii Awarded Grant

Conservation Hawaii

Big Island nonprofit Recycle Hawaii can now do even more to keep Hawaii beautiful. They have awarded recycling bins to a variety of organizations – including nonprofits, community and [.]. Thanks to a grant from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Co., KAB and Coca-Cola have teamed up to support recycling efforts across the country. Environment Living Green Recycling Sustainability

'Front group': Coca-Cola funds scientists who stress exercise not diet to avoid obesity

Green (Living) Review

Coca-Cola has pumped millions of dollars into the founding of a new nonprofit that claims there is "strong evidence" that lack of exercise is mostly to blame for obesity, not poor diet. Coke, the leading producer of soda and sugary drinks across the world, has invested heavily in the Global Energy Balance Network , a nonprofit run by a handful of university scientists who were offered $4 million by Coke to fund various research projects, according to the New York Times.

Perhaps, the newest member of the Society for BCA

Environmental Economics

in October 2010, featured presentations by prominent benefit-cost analysis scholars and practitioners from academia, nonprofits, and governments from the U.S. Creating an international community of benefit-cost analysis scholars and practitioners spanning academia, nonprofit organizations, and government. From the inbox: I would like to invite you to join the growing group of academics and professionals who are members of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis.

WATCH: Kevin Spacey Prank Calls Hillary Clinton, Asks for One of Her Elephants

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In a video, which was released to celebrate Bill Clinton’s birthday by the nonprofit Clinton Foundation, Kevin Spacey, playing his “House of Cards” character, Frank Underwood, calls Hillary Clinton as Read More The post WATCH: Kevin Spacey Prank Calls Hillary Clinton, Asks for One of Her Elephants appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Water for People Campaign Surpasses $2 Million Goal

Eccorazzi

The international nonprofit organization aims to [.]. Water for People achieved its goal of raising $2 million for its two-month ‘Donate to Drink’ campaign. The best part? It surpassed its target and raised $2,334,100. The campaign was hosted on Crowdrise.com and benefits areas in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America where Water for People works. Causes People edward norton

2016 Annual Conference | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

We welcome submissions from scholars, practitioners, and others working in academia, nonprofits, business and government around the world. Call for papers: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is now accepting abstracts for participation in our 2016 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. We define BCA broadly, including cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-benefit analysis, applied welfare economics, damage assessment and other methods.

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A Community Garden Became an Alternative to Juvenile Detention

Green (Living) Review

For Youths , a leadership and development nonprofit that established a presence in the 50 Cent Garden, one of the few green spaces in a neighborhood where public parks make up only 3 percent of the total acreage. The New York Restoration Project (NYRP), a nonprofit dedicated to cleaning up public spaces across the five boroughs, bought up the land along with 51 other plots in the late ‘90s. A small green space in Queens helps court-involved youths turn their lives around.

Catholics in Virginia finance solar energy for churches and schools

Green Prophet

based nonprofit Catholic Climate Covenant, which helps guide American churches and their response to climate change or “care for creation,” as they express it.

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Support SheJumps and Check Out ‘All.I.Can’ this Friday in Hood River

Wend Magazine

SheJumps is an awesome 501c(3) nonprofit that exists to increase female participation in outdoor activities through mentorship and coaching programs. Click here to view the embedded video. If you happen to be in or around Hood River, Ore. this Friday, November 18, be sure to check out SheJumps into Winter: A FUNdraising Night featuring Sherpa Cinema’s All.I.Can.

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Community-based economic research

Environmental Economics

Some context for the  tool picture  from the local paper: Since 2008, students in Whitehead's classes have participated in community-based research through the university's Appalachian and Community Together Office, which links university classes with local nonprofit agencies.