Category Archives: Eco-Education

Student Concern Powers SEAC

Environmental Group Helps Connect Resources In 1988, a group of students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill placed a small message in Greenpeace’s magazine asking if anyone would be interested in forming a student-based environmental coalition. Students … Continue reading

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Aid to Artisans Also Aids the Environment

Environment At Heart Of Art Aid to Artisans, a nonprofit group helping economically depressed artists generate sales from products created with local materials, also ensures the environment benefits from its endeavors. The organization’s first project, started in Honduras more than … Continue reading

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Music for the Gardener

Music Promotes Environmental Harmony “In the Garden,” an album by the acoustic duo of Nancy Rumbel and Eric Tingstad, raises a musical voice for a healthy environment while celebrating the art of gardening. The album also will raise money for … Continue reading

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News From Planet Three

A one-of-a-kind environmental magazine is helping children channel their fears about the environment into constructive activities in their homes, schools and communities. P3 Magazine, which stands for planet No. three or Earth, was first published several years ago and has … Continue reading

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EnvirOmints Aim at Saving Animals

Deforestation Driving Species Toward Extinction Anyone with a sweet tooth and conscience should love the idea behind EnvirOmints — eat chocolate and save animals from extinction. Since May 1990, the EnvirOmintal Candy Co. has been producing chocolate mint squares and … Continue reading

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Job Security For Oil Spill Cleanup Crews

Cleanup School For Oil Spills Anyone in pursuit of job security should take a look at the oil spill cleanup business. With about 10,000 spills on America’s waterways every year — or one spill every 53 minutes — there’s plenty … Continue reading

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Providing Youth Environmental Avenues

Earth Corps Inspires, Mentors Kids Earth Corps, a new YMCA program expanding across the nation, is allowing high school students the opportunity to take charge and promote environmental issues and actions. Created in Seattle, Wash., the original program quickly grew … Continue reading

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Sustainability Not A Game

Earth Alert More Than A Game Can you make it to the recycling center before using your last unit of oxygen? Do you know what percentage of the world’s energy the United States uses? A new board game that combines … Continue reading

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Saving the Yew Tree

Tree Offers Hopeful Cancer Treatment The question of cutting down or preserving old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest has been a controversial issue for years. Now a specific tree in the forest — previously thought of as economically useless — … Continue reading

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Saving The World One Act At A Time

Environmental Awareness, Action Now Learning about ways to help the environment is one thing. Turning that knowledge into action is another thing altogether.┬áDavid Gershon understands this and has developed a plan to move people on to this next step by … Continue reading

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