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

Sanctuaries Unshackle Elephants With Nonprofit’s Help

Eccorazzi

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

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.

Michigan Nonprofit Now Rescues Birds, Too

Eccorazzi

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.

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.

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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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.

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

Green Traveler Guides

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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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. 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. 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.

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.

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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 ?

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

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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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.

'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.

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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.,

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.

Civil War Memorial to Honor Dead with 620,000 Trees

Eccorazzi

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.

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

Eccorazzi

Remember back in September when we announced LUSH Cosmetics’ call for small nonprofit nominations, with a winner to receive $5,000?

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.

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New Podcasts Explores the Ins and Outs of Animal Law

Eccorazzi

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

Affordable solar power is coming to low-income minority neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

Under a wide variety of state and federal policies and funding mechanisms, and under both nonprofit and for-profit business models, such families are changing the face of renewable energy, broadening the diversity of solar customers with respect to race and income.

Mozambique’s ‘Super’ Breast Cancer Awareness Ads

Eccorazzi

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

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

WATCH: Drone Footage Captures True Destruction of Rainforest Clearing

Eccorazzi

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.

Parents Learn School Choice Options at Virginia Homeschool Convention

Green (Living) Review

HEAV, a statewide, member-supported, nonprofit association, has served Virginia homeschool families through information, legislation, and resources for more than 30 years.

CONCRETE FARMLAND

Green (Living) Review

It's the largest of four farms run by Sole Food Street Farms, an agriculture-based nonprofit, in the city’s Downtown Eastside. In the shadow of Vancouver’s BC Place stadium, vibrant red tomatoes, strawberries, and lush leafy greens shoot up from their beds atop a former parking lot.

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Just how friendly are your “bee-friendly” plants?

Green (Living) Review

The nonprofit published similar findings last year. Shutterstock We don’t want to kill your bee-loving buzz, but if you buy “bee-friendly” plants and seedlings from Home Depot or similar stores, then you could be unwittingly killing the bees that you’re trying to protect.

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.

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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.

Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

From a community land trust that preserves land for growing, to kitchens and retailers who buy and sell locally grown food, to a new waste management co-op that will return compost to the land, a crop of new businesses and nonprofits are building an integrated food economy.

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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

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Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

From a community land trust that preserves land for growing, to kitchens and retailers who buy and sell locally grown food, to a new waste management co-op that will return compost to the land, a crop of new businesses and nonprofits are building an integrated food economy.

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The reuse economy or reuse sector

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia thinks, as does the department, that the reuse sector, both the nonprofit and the for-profit sector, are key to moving forward with regards to a New York City's “zero-waste” drive.

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Why Local Currencies Could Be On The Rise In The U.S. -- And Why It Matters

Green (Living) Review

You can be dollar-broke, that is—but if you have enough Santa Barbara Missions tokens jangling in your pocket, earned in exchange for helping out at a number of local nonprofits, you’ll be set.

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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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Gardening While You Learn

Green (Living) Review

The Tuscaloosa nonprofit uses school gardens as a teaching tool, connecting students to their food source and teaching important nutritional information. As childhood obesity continues its upward trend nationally, schools and community organizations are partnering to find solutions. One such solution is the advent of school gardens to get students outside the classroom and into the great outdoors.

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Across Africa, a New Kind of Container Garden Is Changing Women’s Lives

Green (Living) Review

You show her a sack garden, and she’s turned it into a network of women who are producing lettuce and tomatoes for the Marriott hotel,” said Regina Pritchett of the Huairou Commission , a nonprofit that works on housing and community issues for women across Africa.

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