Sanctuaries Unshackle Elephants With Nonprofit’s Help


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


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.

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

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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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.

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.

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


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

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.

New Podcasts Explores the Ins and Outs of Animal Law


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

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


Civil War Memorial to Honor Dead with 620,000 Trees


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.

WATCH: Voiceless Ads Expose Australia’s Factory Farms


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

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.

Upcoming: CEO of Yoga Alliance on Yoga as a Career Path & The Future of Yoga.

Elephant Journal

Join Walk the Talk Show, Wednesday, April 30th, at 12 pm MST, for Waylon''s chat with Richard Karpel, president and CEO of Yoga Alliance, the largest nonprofit organization representing yoga in the West.

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.

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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Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Impact capital is revolutionizing the nonprofit world—and conservation. By using investor dollars and business principles to transform the traditional nonprofit funding model, I think we can significantly accelerate progress. Mark R.

DeGeneres Asks for Help for Sanctuary’s Rescued Animals


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

Mozambique’s ‘Super’ Breast Cancer Awareness Ads


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

The Entire IPCC Report in 19 Illustrated Haiku

Sightline Daily

We are delighted to share Johnson’s beautiful meditation here (Also as a PDF, DIY booklet, and video slide show for personal or educational nonprofit use.). Reports released by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) can be daunting, even for science and policy insiders.


WATCH: Drone Footage Captures True Destruction of Rainforest Clearing


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.

10 Reasons to be Encouraged We Made Real Environmental Progress in 2014

Conservancy Talk

Around the world, governments, businesses, nonprofits, and communities successfully came together to protect nature in a big and powerful way. 2014 was a year of significant progress for the environment. To be sure, we still face plenty of very daunting challenges (you know the list).

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.

Lea Michele Puts Foot Forward To Fight Sex Trafficking


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

Water for People Campaign Surpasses $2 Million Goal


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 and benefits areas in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America where Water for People works. Causes People edward norton

Fiji resort named ‘Australasia’s leading green hotel’

Green Traveler Guides

Jean-Michel Cousteau is also the founder of the nonprofit organization Ocean Futures Society , which explores the global ocean and educates people to act responsibly for its protection. | Green Travel News |.

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Two Dark Money Groups Outspending All Super PACs Combined


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.

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 ?

Hopefully Jon & Tracey Stewart use their new farm for vegan education


Serving as a fourth location for the nonprofit, animals will not be used or their products sold. We’re hoping for less Daily Squeal, and more veganism. Ashbury Park Press reports that the former The Daily Show host and his wife have officially purchased a 45 acre farm in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The pair are set to build a much anticipated farm sanctuary and education centre that will invite the public in next year.

Community Solar Gardens


The solar gardens can be built by businesses, nonprofits, or utilities, but the operations must be handled by an organization solely devoted to Want to go solar but you have a shady roof? You rent? You don't have $40,000?

Building Green Makes Housing More Affordable

Sierra Club Compass

Reducing energy costs is equally important for low-income housing owned by the government or nonprofits. As a result, when government agencies and nonprofits build low-income housing in Virginia today, they make green building a priority.

Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

Green Home Blog

Founded in 1989, it contains a nonprofit educational center teaching a message of non-hostile communication, permaculture, simple living and, of course, sustainability.

From Davos: Water Is a Valuable Asset – Let’s Treat It like One

Conservancy Talk

In the Murray-Darling Basin, we—along with local nonprofit Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group—plan to use water saved through the trust to restore more than 40,000 acres of wetlands during the next decade. Mark R.

From Idaho to Utah, "wolf massacre" continues

Green Blog

Brian Ertz, president of nonprofit animal rights advocacy group Wildlands Defense , said, "People honestly believe that sterilizing the landscape of ''predators'' will enrich their economy and preserve their culture." An organization called Idaho for Wildlife hosted a hunting derby between Jan. 1 and Jan. 4 that resulted in the deaths of two dozen coyotes for the mere purposes of obtaining their fur or for taxidermy. The Idaho event came on the heels of a wolf killing in Utah during Dec.,

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Contest Shows Natural Solutions Can Protect Against Extreme Weather

Conservancy Talk

That’s the idea behind Solution Search , a contest developed by environmental nonprofit Rare to uncover promising local solutions to pressing global challenges. Sometimes, solutions to big challenges start small.

New Jersey kids doing hydroponics? forghedaboudit!

Green Prophet

” The school turned to New York Sun Works, a nonprofit dedicated to hydroponic education, for layout design and construction. There are green things growing in a New Jersey public school, a small shift from the traditional farming that gives the “Garden State” its nickname.

Rare rhino death as poaching worsens

Green Blog

There''s a lot of talk, but we need to see more action," said Simon Jones, founder of nonprofit group Helping Rhinos. "We The extremely rare northern white rhino - a subspecies of white rhino - may soon disappear.

Oyster Reef Restoration

Environmental Economics

said Mark Bryer, director of the Chesapeake Bay program for the nonprofit Nature Conservancy. Back in 2004, Rob Hicks, Doug Lipton and I finished up a project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to estimate the benefits of oyster reef restoration in the Chesapeake Bay. 

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