Urban Kids in Nature
|KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program- a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 66 KIPP schools in 19 states and the District of Columbia serving over 16,000 students. ***|
|"The City of Children" international- not strictly educational or simply a support for children, the project was given, from the beginning, a political motivation: work toward a new governmental philosophy of the city, engaging the children as parameters and as guarantors of the needs of all citizens. Institute of Cognitive Sciences & Technologies- National Council of Research-Rome.|
|Eagle Eye Institute, a non-profit is dedicated to developing and disseminating innovative environmental education programs that transform the lives of urban youth through hands-on exploratory learning on the environment and career bridging to natural resource fields. Based in Massachusets.|
|Urban Kids in Nature:|
|Sierra Club's Inner City Outings. Every year, they introduce approximately 12,000 young people to the wonders of nature through nearly 800 outings and service projects - from kayaking in Florida, to backpacking in California, to tree-planting in Pennsylvania.|
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Ancient as gardening. Wattling is fun and attractive.
Since Neolithic times we have fenced our sheep and vegetables in this easy to make (albeit time consuming) wooden fence.
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.
By the directors of Food, Inc.