The Emerging Leaders Summer Fellowship Program is a 12-week paid fellowship program for undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional record of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, and a commitment to social justice. The fellowship is open to students of color and first-generation students from all majors and areas of study. The timeline of the fellowship is mid-May through mid-August. There is some flexibility around start and end dates depending on the Fellow’s…Continue
Added by Shannon Brescher Shea on March 20, 2013 at 10:42am — No Comments
Cross-posted on Will Bike for Change (or Pie!)
Rooting DC, the Washington area's annual free conference for urban gardeners had its sixth go-around this year, and continues to experience tremendous growth in interest and originality. For those who didn't get the chance to attend, the conference has all of the…Continue
Added by Shannon Brescher Shea on March 3, 2013 at 11:02pm — No Comments
Finally launched campaign for funds to complete painting series, publish book and create traveling exhibit around PANACEA. The series and exhibition will be entitled "Case Study: Jamaica", the country with which i am most familiar, demonstrating the colonial, exploitive, hierarchical structure made possible by money, and cause of environmental degradation and the plight of the 99%. Monetarily, Jamaica is a basket case, along with Greece, Spain, Ireland and other countries. The title…Continue
Added by Larry Chang on February 26, 2013 at 9:23pm — No Comments
Cross-posted to Will Bike for Change (or Pie!)
by Shannon Brescher Shea
The Forward on Climate Rally last weekend was the largest climate change rally in U.S. history and potentially could help change the conversation on climate in a way that hasn't happened in the country yet. In his State of the Union, President Obama called on…Continue
Added by Shannon Brescher Shea on February 23, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Today, Sunday September 23, 2012 would have been Riley Hamilton's 45th birthday.
However, upon calling him to wish him a happy birthday, his father answered and
told me Riley passed away on September 15, 2012, His funeral was on Saturday,
September 22, 2012.
Riley had a stroke in 2010 (his second I understand) which left him effectively blind.
He seemed to be recovering well, and was always in good spirits when I would see
him, the last time…Continue
Added by Jabari Zakiya on September 23, 2012 at 11:04pm — No Comments
Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth -
CURT STAGER is an ecologist, paleoclimatologist, and science writer with a Ph.D. in biology and geology from Duke University. He has published over three dozen climate- and ecology-related articles in major journals including Science and Quaternary Research, and has written for popular audiences in The Utne Reader, Fast Company, and National Geographic. He teaches at Paul Smith's College in the Adirondack Mountains…Continue
Added by Gerri on January 16, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments
I am in India right now. What has impressed me the most is the many ways Indians look. Not at all one standard look, so many combinations. Very similar to Africa in pace and people.
The other thing is the domination of the brown and dark brown masses by the lighter skin Indians. Just like Latin America you only see the more european looking Indians in leading…
Added by Gabriel Bandele on January 4, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
The Source Farm Foundation and Learning Village is a multi-cultural, intergenerational eco-village, located in Johns Town, in the parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica.
Added by Gabriel Bandele on November 15, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Please take a little time to register and sign the
Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline petition on the White House We The People petition site.
Added by Jabari Zakiya on November 7, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments
Added by Sankar Sitaraman on October 28, 2011 at 6:06pm — No Comments
Any farmers looking for jobs on this site?
Procter Center in London, Ohio is seeking an aspiring farmer who is committed to sustainable agriculture and public outreach. As a new endeavor the farmer will have access to the land, resources, staff, and support they need to establish a successful small farm enterprise.
Procter Center serves thousands of guests each year and encompasses 1200+ acres in predominantly agricultural Madison County. This is a unique opportunity to design,…Continue
Added by Ellen McBarnette on September 22, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments
This video says everything.
Added by Gabriel Bandele on September 19, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments
Added by Shannon Brescher Shea on August 16, 2011 at 12:10am — No Comments
Added by Ecolocitizen on August 3, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
LAST week in Chelsea, Mich., as people wilted and…Continue
Added by Ecolocitizen on July 27, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments
Added by Shannon Brescher Shea on July 23, 2011 at 3:21pm — No Comments
By FELICITY BARRINGER
Published: New York Times, July 20, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. — Alaskan pollock is usually the…Continue
Added by Ecolocitizen on July 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
By David Hagedorn, Published Washington Post, July 19 2011
Exploring all that goes into locally produced honey seemed like a fine idea. But when it came time to observe the workings of Fern Hill Apiary in Marshall, a stinging reality set in.
Bees. Lots of bees.…
Added by Ecolocitizen on July 20, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments
Why do we consume, yet we are never satisfied. Dr. Wilson tells why.
Added by Gabriel Bandele on July 4, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Added by Ecolocitizen on June 24, 2011 at 9:20am — No Comments