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Meet Some of the Greenest Schools on Earth [PHOTOS]

Students at the International School of Choueifat in Lebanon display their certificates of participation in Green Apple. by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) We hope you enjoy the photos here featuring images from several of the schools nominated for the 2015 Greenest School on Earth award. In April we announced …

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The Amazing Effect of Having a School District Sustainability Director

by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Ever wonder what a school district sustainability director does? Within the last five years, the network of school district sustainability staff convened by the Center for Green Schools has grown four fold, and we’ve launched four successful Green Schools Fellowships. In the process, we’ve gleaned a lot of information …

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For students in Uaxactun, the rainforest is a classroom

© Margaret Badore. Students learn about climate change and apply math skills by calculating how much carbon is sequestered by a tree. by Margaret Badore The tape measure doesn’t reach all the way around the trunk of the tree, so one student marks the spot where it started by placing a …

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Youth Call for Climate Education to Be Taught in Schools

Global Kids leader and Alliance for Climate Education Action Fellow Nsilo Mavour, and New York City Council member Costa Constantinides rally for climate education on Wednesday in New York City | Image credit: Huffington Post by Sustainable Brands To coincide with Earth Day, the New York City Council, the Environmental …

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5 Colleges Where Students Are Getting Creative with Sustainable Agriculture

Oberlin Farm. Image courtesy of Oberlin Farm. by Rose Egelhoff Here are 5 farms across the nation where students are working, learning and experimenting in sustainable food production.   Across the country, sustainable agriculture is growing on college campuses. Carefully nourished soil on old athletic fields and other underutilized areas is becoming darker and richer, …

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Across the Bay: Oakland Leads in School Health Programs

In San Francisco, you are more likely to see Google buses than school buses on any weekday morning. Why? With budget cuts in transportation for public schools, a large number of elementary to high school students are left to fend for themselves in their daily journey to school. San Francisco may be …

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The Myth Of Human Nature

Visit sustainableman.org to explore the world of sustainability. Visit drgabormate.com/‎ for more from Dr. Gabor Maté “We do not see the world as it is, we see the world as we are, or…as we are conditioned to see it.” Are we competitive, selfish, individualistic creatures by nature? What is human …

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How Wolves Change Rivers

Visit http://sustainableman.org/ to explore the world of sustainability. For more from George Monbiot, visit http://www.monbiot.com/ “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly …

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