Leader of peace and the environment is assassinated in Honduras

March 4, 2016
BERTA_0.jpeg Another flower in the garden of Environmental Defenders was crushed by the dark forces committed to destroying our common home and a sustainable future ...

Environmental News January to February 2016

Quote for the week

“Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on Earth.”
— Heinrich Zimmer

Ecocide in Cancun

January 29, 2016
CZIFpCtVAAE0jIN_0_0.jpg The destruction of vital mangroves, or any critical coastal habitat, is absolutely devastating to the planet, communities in Cancun, Mexico and around the world ...

Environmental News October 19 - November 3, 2015

Quote for the week

“A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.”
—John James Audubon

Environmental News September 20 - October 9, 2015

Quote for the week

“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.”
—David Attenborough

Environmental News September 8 - September 17, 2015

Quote for the week

“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”
—Lady Bird Johnson

National Shark Awareness Day

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July 17, 2015
Shark Awareness Day Image by Carrie Vonderhaar Know your sharks? Try this riddle: Lurking through all the world’s open seas, I am a fear to many and prompt rapid flee, but though I am large and colossal in size, I am intelligent, curious and probably wise, I learn from experience and adapt as I grow, and in spite of my size I am not at all slow, there is no need to fear me as I can be gentle too, it just takes getting to know me in the big ocean blue. Who am I? ...

Environmental News June 24 - July 8, 2015

Quote for the week

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”
—Wendell Berry

Fighting to save sea turtles and their guardians in Costa Rica

July 9, 2015
Green Sea Turtle © Carrie VOnderhaar, Ocean Futures Society It starts with each one of us. It’s our love and passion that motivates change. Talk to your friends, your neighbors, and your families. Every single one of us can take action TODAY ...

Earth Hour 2015

March 27, 2015
CEV4535_0.jpg Join Jean-Michel Cousteau and the OFS team on Saturday March 28th for Earth Hour, a worldwide initiative celebrating the power of individuals, communities, and businesses to come together ...
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