climate action

A Teacher and Parent’s Guide to the 2019 Climate Strike

September 20, 2019 marks a very important event. As you may know,  the 2019 Global Student Climate Strike is this Friday. There is also a second general global strike the following Friday September 27. We have a responsibility to our students to prepare them for the future. That future is looking catastrophic at the rate humans are consuming and disposing of valuable resources. It is EVERYONE’s responsibility to take action and do what they can… Read More »A Teacher and Parent’s Guide to the 2019 Climate Strike

Want solutions to Climate Change? Talk to Women and Girls

The other day someone sent me this cool climate change quiz created by CNN which takes you through 8 different categories ranging from our food, homes and transportation (to name a few). The quiz asks you to rank Climate Change Solutions in each category to test how much you know about these solutions and their effectiveness. It’s a good way to get acquainted with what you know or thought you knew about real solutions to… Read More »Want solutions to Climate Change? Talk to Women and Girls

Cigarette Butts, an Environmental Hazard?

These pictures.  These are the cigarette butts collected during 10 and 20 minute beach cleanups by the beach.  It all happened July 2019. We were beyond excited to spend ten days in Da Nang, Vietnam.  I was expecting a very relaxing day close to the beach. To my surprise, this beach was full of cigarette butts, not a couple but a lot.  I was so sad to find this. As you would imagine, one of… Read More »Cigarette Butts, an Environmental Hazard?

Sunscreen

Summer is around the corner and most families are looking forward to visiting a beach anywhere close to them.  We all can’t wait to spend days getting some vitamin D. So, it is time to pack. Swimsuits, sandals and sunblock are a must. Today, I would like to invite you to think about the sunscreen you are buying. You can protect your skin and make an eco-friendly choice at the same time. Recent studies have… Read More »Sunscreen

No Seas Waste Challenge (Spanish & English)

(Scroll down for English Translation) Escritora Invitada: Charlotte Brum Bezié de @noseaswaste nos cuenta de su camino a abrir No Seas Waste y el reto que hizo para que otros pueden hacer una diferencia en el mundo. Hola, me llamo Charlotte Brum Bezié, soy una orgullosa Mexicana de 24 años y siempre he estado enamorada de la naturaleza, desde chiquita me gustaba acampar y posiblemente por eso soy tan consciente del daño que le estamos… Read More »No Seas Waste Challenge (Spanish & English)