environmentalism

Save Cove Point, Maryland! Don’t Frack the Marcellus Shale

Save Cove Point, Maryland! Don’t Frack the Marcellus Shale

The community in Lusby, Maryland, does not want their beautiful area destroyed by fracking. They have organized, protested, marched and are now asking for help from the rest of the world to raise much-needed funds to fight the corporate plans to frack their local lands. While politicians and corporate interests are chomping at the bit […]

Don’t Let Fracking Destroy Colorado’s Last Wild Places

Don’t Let Fracking Destroy Colorado’s Last Wild Places

Please help us save Colorado‚Äôs last wild places from a scourge of fracking. The Obama Administration is finalizing plans that will determine the fate of more than 1.5 million acres of public land in Colorado, including 300,000 acres of stunning sandstone canyons, untouched forests, wild rivers and irreplaceable wildlife habitat. The administration is poised to […]

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Last night, the Senate chambers briefly filled with the sounds of a Crow Creek Sioux tribe member named Greg Grey Cloud singing in victory after the vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill was not passed. The bill failed to pass by only one vote. This vote came after months of heated debate and increasingly […]

Massive Climate Protests in New York: World Leaders Need to “Go Green”

Massive Climate Protests in New York: World Leaders Need to “Go Green”

September 19th, 2014 saw the largest climate-related protest ever occur in New York City. Organized largely by 350.org, an environmental action non-profit, The People’s Climate March was touted by organizers as “the world’s largest climate protest.” The event drew an estimated 400,000 people to New York, though that estimate is rough, at best. The march […]

Happy World Vegetarian Day From Ladybud

Happy World Vegetarian Day From Ladybud

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day! In order to drive attention for Vegetarian Awareness Month every October is kicked off with World Vegetarian Day. There are lots of reasons why vegetarianism or partial vegetarianism is a wise choice. It reduces an individual’s environmental impact significantly, provides possible health/weight loss benefits, and reduces expenses associated with […]

Petition: Protect Bighorn Sheep from Domestic Sheep Grazing

Petition: Protect Bighorn Sheep from Domestic Sheep Grazing

For bighorn sheep who make their home in the mountains running through Idaho and Montana, transmission of diseases from domestic sheep are a deadly problem. Pneumonia can be passed to bighorns from domestic sheep and goats, and the outcome can be deadly to entire populations. In fact, over the last 25 years, bighorn sheep populations […]

Rainbow Family Gathering in Utah Next Week

Rainbow Family Gathering in Utah Next Week

Picture, if you will, for a moment, a small, quiet, quaint family-oriented, little mountain town tucked away in the Wasatch Mountains, down the road from fabulous ski resorts such as Park City. Heber City, Utah is such a town. With a population of 11,362 full time residents, Heber folks typically consist of families, farmers and […]