Tag Archives: environment

The Tuolumne River Trust Protects the Source of the Water You Drink Tuolumne River Trust

Originating in Yosemite National Park high in the glaciers above Tuolumne Meadows, the Tuolumne River flows through diverse landscapes and […more…]

Protecting Our Planet by Saving Animals From Smuggling and Poaching Center for Environmental Forensic Science

International poaching and smuggling crimes may seem distant to people who live in California, but the consequences of these illegal […more…]

Sustainability and the Right to a Future

For some, the concept of sustainability, defined by the U.N. in 1987 as, “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs,” has been muddied as a mere environmentalist buzzword, which is a shame because it’s a noble and necessary pursuit. In the book Collapse, written by UCLA professor of geography Jared Diamond, the author tells in deep anthropological detail about the fall of several civilizations throughout world history. While reading, it could strike the reader how frequently societies thrived or languished based on the simple administrational choices they made regarding [...more...]

Helping People Grasp Interconnectedness The Continuum Foundation

The Continuum Foundation, a two-year-old nonprofit with big ambitions, is developing a completely sustainable and regenerative retreat center on 30 […more…]

A Legacy of Outdoor Education and Lifelong Learning Vida Verde

Jessica Kahlman knows that many Bay Area students have yet to lay eyes on a majestic coast redwood or dip […more…]

Lifting up the Region that Gave Her So Much Lifting up the Region that Gave Her So Much

Nicole Taylor’s passion for “power-building” and lifting up those living on the margins has its inspirational roots 350 miles south […more…]

Bringing Environmental Justice Home Bringing Environmental Justice Home

Rhea Suh spent years working for both the Hewlett and the Packard foundations here in the Bay Area before setting […more…]

Fighting Inequality Through Hands-On Environmental Learning Vida Verde

Outdoor education is a right, not a privilege – everyone deserves to know the joy of a bracing hike among […more…]