Maybe I shouldn’t write this post at all. Honestly, I don’t know. I’m conflicted. For the past couple of days, I have struggled to determine whether or not using this medium to write about the Paris attacks is appropriate. These words seem so insignificant, almost meaningless, compared to the scope of this injustice. I worry that using an environmentally-themed blog to offer sympathy, even genuinely felt sympathy, might cheapen the gravitas of Friday’s tragedy.
With colder weather in the north and shorter days throughout the country, it’s a great time to snuggle in front of your TV set. TerraPass has you covered with our environmentally-minded movie recommendations!
“Change starts with education. If people are aware of their impact on the Earth, they’ll make smarter choices.” - Filmmaker Rob Stewart.
Looking to expand your knowledge without leaving your comfy couch? Here are some entertaining and educational documentaries:
1. No Impact Man Directors: Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Ray C. Anderson Foundation Take First Step in Imagining the Highway of the Future
November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Hannah Solar, LLC have partnered to install the state’s first solar-powered PV4EV (photovoltaic for electric vehicle) charging station at the state’s Visitor Information Center in West Point, Ga.
We are proud to announce that as of year-end 2015, 77% of Safeway’s fresh and frozen seafood and 99% of private label frozen packaged seafood met our Responsible Sourcing Commitment. Since setting this ambitious goal in 2010, Safeway (including Carrs, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Vons, and Pavilions) has transitioned over 29 million pounds of seafood to environmentally responsible sources.
Planning a last-minute Halloween house party and need a lot of ideas with minimum environmental impact? We’ve got you covered with easy tips (and tricks) to keep your guests on their toes and your carbon footprint in check.
Specific edutainment activities for children on board and a special exhibition at the Savona Palacrociere dealing with the Pelagos Sanctuary
GENOA, November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The WhalesafeProject,co-funded by the European Union’s Life+ Program with the involvement of partners including the Università degli Studi di Genova (Department of Physics and Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Life), Costa Edutainment, Genoa Maritime Directorate, Savona Harbor Master’s Office and Softeco who have joined forces for the conservation of the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), has come on board Costa Cruises’ ships.
We recycle, take reusable bags to the grocery store, and conserve water. As we try to reduce our environmental impact, in the back of our mind we think about our cars. Transportation is the second largest contributor to our carbon footprint. Even leaving your car at home two days a week can reduce your GHG emissions by over 3,000 pounds a year!
Finalists announced for the world’s first food system focused biomimicry innovation accelerator
September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, hundreds of people from around the world took on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Now, eight finalist teams have been invited to prototype their solutions in an accelerator program that will award $100,000 to the top contender in an effort to increase speed to market for biomimetic solutions to global problems.
Ongoing drought in California has people keeping an eye on water resources and asking the question, “How can I conserve more water?” Surface water reservoirs, such as lakes and rivers, have been the focus of most water conservation efforts, while a central building block of ecosystem resilience lacks awareness: groundwater.