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How to Support the Slow Flowers Movement

Karin Vandraiss | June 20, 2022 | 3 min read

Imported flowers can rely on cheap labor and pesticides, and come with a massive carbon footprint. Here’s how to look for local alternatives.

How the Farm Bill Affects All of Us

Jenni Gritters | June 01, 2022 | 4 min read

Renewed every five years, the Farm Bill will determine the future of small farms, food program aid, and the impact of agriculture on our climate.

The Tech Company Fighting Food Waste

Nidhi Sharma | May 12, 2022 | 5 min read

Through its innovative mobile app and free grocery pop-ups, Atlanta-based Goodr is fighting food insecurity and food waste locally and across the country.

The Baird’s Tapir Is Essential. This Man Is Saving Them.

John Davies | April 20, 2022 | 7 min read

Re:wild’s Esteban Brenes-Mora is helping save the Costa Rican Baird’s Tapir, an essential ancient megafauna species.

How a Salamander Ignited a Search For Lost Species

Meredith O'Connor | April 08, 2022 | 5 min read

We’re on the brink of a sixth mass extinction.Thanks to the efforts of Re:wild, species once thought lost are being rediscovered.

What Is 1% for the Planet?

Meredith O'Connor | April 01, 2022 | 4 min read

Through its global network of businesses, nonprofit partners, and individuals, 1% for the Planet is using collective action to tackle our most pressing environmental issues.

The Movement To Turn Boomers Into Climate Activists

John Davies | March 28, 2022 | 3 min read

A new trend looks to mobilize the largest and most powerful group of Americans to fight climate change.

How Water For People Tackles the Global Water Crisis

Meredith O'Connor | March 21, 2022 | 4 min read

In honor of World Water Day, we’re spotlighting Reed + Gwen’s 1% For The Planet partner Water For People, a nonprofit working to provide sustainable clean water and sanitation resources for all.

Elephants Are Being Born Without Tusks. Poachers Are to Blame.

Jenni Gritters | February 21, 2022 | 3 min read

Human interaction and wildlife exploitation is causing evolutionary changes in animals that will impact species’ now and in the future.

How Climate Change Makes Lead and Toxin Exposure Worse

Erin Berger | February 07, 2022 | 4 min read

Drought and extreme weather events caused by climate change are releasing lead and toxins in our soil into the air and environment — and minority and low-income communities are being disproportionately impacted.

How to Be a Climate Activist

John Davies | January 26, 2022 | 4 min read

We can all be climate activists. We all need to be climate activists. Here are five steps to get started.

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