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Axios Media’s Sara Fischer reported earlier this week, women are”pushing back against the gender imbalance in media” by launching their own platforms and focusing on topics many traditional news companies have long ignored. We can relate!
As part of that wave, today our friends atLonely Whale, a nonprofit that is driving societal change away from single-use plastic and toward a healthy, thriving ocean, has teamed up with eco-activist, actor and co-founder of social enterprise The One Movement, Petrice Jones to launch 52 Hertz, a podcast series that takes an uplifting and strategic approach to environmentalism. Season One is titled Against the Current, focusing on the people, topics and current events that are challenging the status quo and proving that there is more than one way to be an environmental activist.
Dune Ives, Executive Director of Lonely Whale explains what inspired them: “As we continue to battle a global pandemic, racial injustice, and the climate crisis, it’s important to remember that none of us, not even the world’s loneliest whale, are ever actually alone…Through honest conversation, humor, and heart, 52 Hertz approaches complex environmental issues in a new way to inspire others to tackle plastic pollution and fight for a future with clean seas.”
Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in […]
Last month, 50,000 images from 90 countries entered National Geographic’s 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Among the many breathtaking photos of a living planet fighting against climate change, a winner has finally been chosen. French underwater photographer Laurent Ballesta has been awarded Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 for his photo of […]
The Fossil Fuel Resistance is in Washington, D.C. October 11-15, 2021#PeopleVsFossilFuels pic.twitter.com/BsnJsujRFe — Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) (@CJAOurPower) October 11, 2021 On Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, hundreds of people marched to the White House to demand the President and Congress step up efforts to combat climate change. The rally was organized by the Build Back Fossil […]
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