“Friendly Floatees” and the Truth Behind the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In 1992, a shipping crate containing 28,000 plastic bath toys was lost at sea when it fell overboard on its way from Hong Kong...

Field Landscape Design Project

Editor's Note: This blog post comes from Malina Japp and Callie Wolff of Evergreen Community Charter School. This 2014-2015 school year, Evergreen Community Charter...

Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Challenge

With nearly 7.2 billion customers being served an average of 3 meals a day, Mother Earth is by far the most successful (and crowded)...

How to Support Sustainable Agriculture and Live Better While You’re At...

Have you ever wondered how the earth can possibly provide for the 7 billion people who currently inhabit it? Have you really thought about...

So the question is, ‘What’s in your Diet?’

Meat Eater? Vegetarian? Vegan?  Does it even matter what your diet is in America? If your diet consists of meat, if you’re a vegetarian,...

4 Ways to be a Better Environmentalist

Being an environmentalist is about seeing the larger picture.  It’s about understanding the bonds and connections between all parts of nature and humanity, judging...

Climate Change: Who’s Hit the Hardest?

A few weeks ago, I sat in a fellows meeting with a national environmental organization I am a part of, discussing climate change and...

Stop the Trash! Start the Caring!

Editor's Note: This blog post comes from Munisa Akhmedova & Jessica Hernandez of New Voices School of Academic & Creative Arts. This 2014-2015 school year,...

The Veggie Time Project is Creating Green Minds and Tummies in...

Editor’s Note: In this guest blog post from Barnard Middle School in Washington, DC, Mischa Walters, a 5th-grade student, talks about her experience with...

Getting Environmental Science back in the Classroom!

Editor's Note: This blog post comes from Youth Council Member, Sam Good. This 2014-2015 school year, Sam was involved with a Greening Forward funded...