Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist currently based in Berlin who writes about clean energy, green living and sustainability. He also works as a translator (Portuguese-English) and promotes animal rights and veganism in his spare time. He is the proud guardian of a dog called Dylan, who was rescued from a public shelter in Spain. Pasolini recently launched a book of short stories in Portuguese called Ponto de Fuga.

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3 months 4 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In this age when activism ​has become more essential than ever to promote positive change​, America’s largest and longest-running green living and sustainability festival​ ​is embracing climate change activism by launching a new pavilion dedicated to advocacy. ​​Green Festival Expos has announced its 2017 schedule and it includes what it calls an ​'​Activism & Advocacy Pavilion​'​. This new pavilion will allow attendees, partners, non-profits and community leaders to publicize their campaigns, networks, circulate petitions, raise funds...

4 months 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Doom and gloom, it seems, is not working as a media strategy​ to reach the general public about the environmental challenges of our times​. So why not try a new, more practical approach? Media channel Vox and U​niversity of California​ have joined forces to launch the Climate Lab, a six-part video series exploring global climate change and UC's work on mitigation​ motivated by the need to inspire people to take action.​​

The series is presented​ ​by conservation scientist and UCLA visiting researchers M. Sanjayan ​​and features conversations with...

4 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - All over the world people prepared for Earth Day celebrations, with actions to raise awareness of the need to preserve the planet against further degradation. Some companies also launched earth-friendly products to mark the day and also to donate to relevant charities.

Following up on its green collection called X Thread, Timberland has introduced new pieces made with recycled, organic and renewable materials, including backpacks, T-shirts and shoes from environmentally sound sources. One of the highlights is the...

4 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Overfishing is a massive problem in the world and probably bigger than we think since global fish catches are underreported by as much as 200 percent, according to conservation group Rare. This is bad news for the environment and ocean life and it is also bad news for the economy.

According to a report from the National Ocean Economics Program for the Center for the Blue Economy, the oceans are the source of livelihood for more than 2.7 million people in the U.S. alone, and contributed to more than $258 billion to the GDP of the country, according to 2010 data. Overfishing impacts those numbers because basically it...

4 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There's some positive energy flowing at General Motors. The automaker has earned​, ​for the sixth time​,​ the Par​t​ner of the Year award from EPA’s Energy Star initiative in recognition of​ its​ efforts in energy efficiency. The company has saved $73 million in energy costs, thanks to its initiatives ​to ​reduc​e ​​​​energy intensity and has avoided 388,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. This amount of energy could power 57,000 US homes​, the company says.​

GM uses ENERGY STAR’s energy “treasure hunt” ​to detect energy...

4 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Everglades ​in Florida ​are one of America's natural treasures​. The combination of ever (from 'forever') and glades, which is an old English word meaning grassy open place, was known to local indigenous people as Pa-hay-Okee, or 'grassy waters'. ​But water pollution is killing the Everglades and, for that reason,​ mail-order outfitter Orvis has partnered with ​T​he Everglades Foundation to protect this ecosystem ​with a new round of campaigning.​

Called Now or Neverglades, Orvis will match customers' gifts, dollar for dollar, up to $...

4 months 2 weeks ago

Beer giant ​​Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser, Bud Light) is spearheading efforts to improve water efficiency in the brewing ​industry​. On World Water Day (March 22) it launched its “Water for a Better World” campaign to enhance awareness of water scarcity, one of the main environmental challenges of the 21st century.

​​The campaign goes on until World Environment Day on June 5 and promotes water conservation across Anheuser-Busch’s facilities. it is also designed to involve employees in...

4 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Water Mission, an engineering non-profit that brings potable water to 150,000 people in Central America, has a good reason to celebrate World Water Day 2017. The NGO has agreed with Pentair, which develops technologies in sustainable water, to take Project Safewater to more people. The project picks up from a previous collaboration in the Department of Colón in Honduras, where they jointly implemented scalable, sustainable safe water and sanitation projects.

The Colón project is considered the...

4 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There are many reasons that forests should be protected, not least for their intrinsic value as some new legislation pieces are starting to recognize. Forests are the habitats of thousands of animal species, and without them, they become critically endangered, as the case of the orangutan in Indonesia painfully illustrates. They help make rain and keep rivers heathy. And, of course, forests are efficient carbon sinks that keep CO2 levels under control.

Regarding the latter, this environmental ‘service’ naturally offered by...

4 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The New York mets have something very important to write home about. As the baseball kicks off on April 3, the Mets will be launching the new Habitat for Humanity nationwide campaign, Home is the Key. As the Mets play on their home turf, they will help raise awareness for the need of affordable housing in the U.S. and ​abroad.

The​ month-long​ ​​#HomeIsTheKey ​c​​ampaign ​is supported by​ sponsors, celebrities​ (including Country music star Eric Paslay and HGTV personality Chip Wade)​ and community leaders​. It...