Archive for the ‘Movements’ Category

Earth Hour 2009 a “Huge Success”

On March 29th, people from around the world turned off lights for Earth Hour 2009. 4,085 cities and 88 countries participated in the event, which is being described as the largest demonstration of public concern about climate change in history. Check out these pictures of international cities, monuments, and landmarks before and during Earth Hour. [...]

Earth Hour: 8:30-9:30PM, March 28

In 2007, 2.2 million homes and businesses in Sydney, Australia turned off their lights for one hour to show their commitment to planet earth. In 2008, the message grew into a global sustainability movement, and approximately 50 million people around the world turned off their lights for Earth Hour. This year, Earth hour, with the support [...]

Conservation International

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of research on various environmental charities and non-profits in an attempt to identify some with missions and values relatively aligned with my own and to which I could contribute in some way. One tool that has been invaluable in my search is Charity Navigator, an online database of over [...]

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