He’s one of the world’s foremost scientific educators and comedians, and if you’ve spent time in a science classroom recently there’s a good chance you’ve been exposed to the magic of Bill Nye. I caught up with him recently,
So why are these 7th grade Inuit kids marching in the streets? Well, on first glance you might expect that they've taken to the streets to protest the relative indifference of many over the threat to their way of life posed by global warming. But
When you've got committed teachers like Matt Arnold and Catherine Alessandrini, it's no wonder that Hughes Elementary is a leader in the Go Green Initiative. In fact, their students have already cut waste usage by 50% and are just getting warmed
With the saturation media coverage of late, so many people have become "aware" of global warming that it's tough to find anyone who doesn't have an idea of what it is But that doesn't mean they're all jumping up and taking action either.
While these kids seem to be slacking off from raking up leaves, when I heard that this week’s School of the Week, Monte Gardens Elementary in Concord City, California was taking part in a milk-carton recycling program, I was definitely impressed by their
While children in some parts of the world count the environment as being among their top concerns, one study claims that Asia’s all-important next generation of global citizens are not nearly as concerned with the need for environmental protection as
When I posted my interview with Erik Gustafson, this year’s winner of Discovery’s Young Scientist Challenge, it wasn’t so surprising to learn that he’d launched his path to the top of the heap as America’s Next Top Young Scientist by investigating the
We’re pretty familiar with the One Planet Living (OPL) concept that was developed by a partnership between the Bioregional Development Group and WWF. We’ve heard from one of its leading proponents about how OPL is taking off in North America, seen how
If you’re wondering what an inspired 12 year-old can do to help stop global warming, look no further than a 7th grader named Hunter Gross from Long Island, NY. He’s launched a project with his mom and dad dubbed Project Kool, and it’s goal is to help
The One Laptop Per Child project first hit our pages back in 2005, and has since made our guide to green laptops too. The basic premise is a simple, cheap and robust computer, known as the XO, that is designed as a learning device for children in the
This week's school of the week is double winner! Not only have they been chosen as the Go Green Initiative's top enchilada, but they're also the winner of the $1000.00 prize for raising the most funds to aid green efforts in Ugandan schools.
Despite the fact that representitives from Iran and the U.S. agree on virtually nothing else in the world, representatives from both countries at the U.N. Conference on Climate Change in Bali are among those pointing out the need for increased
Separately, they are Mercy Hernandez, Irma Gomez and Maria Paez-Garcia; together, they are "The Edge," an environmental education group in South Florida bringing the good green message to young TreeHuggers between the ages of 2 and 5.
We are all about bikes here at TreeHugger, and we are all about bike safety. We loved Canadian MP Olivia Chow's video on tips to stay out of harm's way, and being seen is certainly always an issue. We've just come across the above video showing
The success of bike share programs in Europe has been phenomenal, and there is increasing talk of bringing them across the pond to our more car-oriented country. Now comes news that the University of Washington is teaming up with Intrago to create an