"It's only one straw." said 8 billion people. 

RESOURCES

From climate change to eco travel to plastic pollution to zero waste - more resources and information on environmental sustainability issues that affect any area of our lives, especially our consumption, that need to be collectively addressed in order to move into a more sustainable lifestyle for the future. 

  • AGRICULTURE

    Why eat less meat?

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  • AGRICULTURE

    Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, widely recognized as the birthplace of the organic movement, and has been the global leader in regenerative organic agriculture for over 70 years. 

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  • AGRICULTURE

    Regenerative Agriculture. Farmer's Footprint addresses systemic change and scalability challenges facing our food and agriculture systems. LEARN MORE

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  • AIR POLLUTION

    AirNow is your one-stop source for air quality data using the official U.S. Air Quality Index (AQI). LEARN MORE

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  • AIR POLLUTION

    AirNow Fire and Smoke Map. 

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  • AIR POLLUTION

    What you can't see can hurt you.

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    City Skyscrapers in Smog
  • AIR POLLUTION

    Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger (Podcast). LEARN MORE

    Industrial air pollution
  • AIR POLLUTION

    See How the World’s Most Polluted
    Air Compares With Your City’s. 

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  • AIR POLLUTION

    How Los Angeles plans to get hundreds of thousands of people out of cars. 

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  • BIODIVERSITY

    Why you should care about the current wave of mass extinctions (commentary). LEARN MORE

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  • CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally. LEARN MORE

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  • CLIMATE CHANGE

    The Climate Reality Project

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  • CLIMATE CHANGE

    John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition. LEARN MORE

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  • CLIMATE CHANGE

    How Scientists Got Climate Change So Wrong. LEARN MORE

    Hurricane Sandy in NYC
  • CLIMATE ADAPTATION

    CAKE- Welcome to the world’s largest and most used source of climate adaptation case studies and resources. Share lessons, ideas, and opportunities with others in the field. LEARN MORE

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  • CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM

    Concious Capitalism San Diego: 

    PURPOSE. People. PLANET. Passion. PROFIT. The power and potential of
    business to catalyze positive change. 
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  • ECO TOURISM

    Green Global Travel

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    Tropical Island Resort
  • ECO TOURISM

    The Green Travel Blog

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    Bridge in Forest Green Travel
  • ECO TOURISM

    Green Vacations -  Rainforest Alliance Certified™ hotels and tour operators.

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    Tropical Beach
  • EDUCATION

    Online Environmental Studies Courses

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL

    Environment Now California Program

    Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation.

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL

    8 Billion Trees was founded with a simple idea: if people can destroy the Earth, they can also help to rebuild it. 

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    Forest
  • ENVIRONMENTAL

    Environmental Health News (EHN)

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    Wind Turbines
  • ENVIRONMENT & SCIENCE 

    Why Scientists Defend Dangerous Industries. LEARN MORE

    Powerplant pollution
  • EVOLUTION

    Gregg Braden - Thriving in a Time of Extremes - Quantum University

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  • EVOLUTION

    Gregg Braden on confluence of cycles of climate, economy and conflict.

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    Hurricane Climate Cycles
  • GREEN BUILDING

    Sustainable Sources Online Green Building Information. LEARN MORE

  • HEALTH

    Federal tests 'dramatically' undercount BPA and other chemical exposures. 

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  • HEALTH

    Toxic Beauty - A Documentary on the Beauty Industry. LEARN MORE

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  • OCEAN CONSERVATION

    Ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today. LEARN MORE

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  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    PEW - Breaking the Plastic Wave: Top Findings for Preventing Plastic Pollution. LEARN MORE

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  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    Single Use Plastics 101. Here’s everything you need to know about the most ubiquitous (and avoidable) kind of plastic waste. LEARN MORE

    Used Plastic Bottle on Beach
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    Planet or Plastic? is National Geographic’s multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic trash crisis. 

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    Starbucks Plastic Cup in Nature
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    How Plastic Became a Plague. (Report)

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    Plastic Trash on Beach
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    This common plastic packaging is a recycling nightmare. 

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  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    What happens to the plastic we throw out?  LEARN MORE

    Trash in Landfill
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    Where Plastic Goes, Coral Disease Follows. LEARN MORE

    Plastic Pollution Coral Bleaching
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    No More Plastic Foundation

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    Plastic Polluted Ocean
  • PLASTIC POLLUTION

    River of Trash - How plastic pollution is making Central American communities uninhabitable. LEARN MORE

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  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    Sustainable Development Solutions Network - A Global Initiative of the United Nations. LEARN MORE

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  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2018 The State of the World's Forests. LEARN MORE

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  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    Ceres - a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy.  LEARN MORE

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  • SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL

    Welcome to Care2, the world's largest community for good. Here, you'll find over 45 million like-minded people working towards progress, kindness, and lasting impact. LEARN MORE

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  • SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL

    Believe.Earth - socio-environmental causes, building partnerships and co-creating campaigns with other groups around the world. LEARN MORE

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  • WATER SCARCITY

    A Quarter of Humanity
    Faces Looming Water Crises. 

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  • WATER SCARCITY

    Water wars: early warning tool uses climate data to predict conflict hotspots.

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  • WATER SCARCITY

    Local water scarcity spilling over into global crisis, researchers warn. 

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    Water scarcity and climate change Impact
  • ZERO WASTE

    Going Zero Waste - Top 10 To Get Started.

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    Zero Waste Bathroom
  • ZERO WASTE

    The Beginner's Guide For Zero Waste.

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    Grains in Mason Jars Zero Waste