How to Become a More Effective Environmental Advocate

EarthShare - How to Become a More Effective Environmental Advocate

“There are no passengers on spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”— Marshall McLuhan McLuhan’s quote about the responsibility we all have as “crewmembers” of spaceship Earth could just as easily apply to our need to stay politically engaged in a democracy. When the health of our planet and communities is at stake, we can’t stay […]

8 Nonprofits Fighting for Sustainable Agriculture

EarthShare - 8 Nonprofits Fighting for Sustainable Agriculture

Our society’s agricultural practices have SERIOUS environmental consequences, from deforestation and soil degradation to mass pollution. Between 1992 and 2012, almost 31 million acres of agriculture land were irreversibly lost to urban development. Every year, an estimated 4 billion tons of soil and 130 billion tons of water are contaminated by U.S. croplands, becoming unviable […]