The BBQ Activists

FT Magazine   
March 17th, 2013

The BBQ Activists

What began as a mock protest against Sao Paulo’s governor has turned into a symbol of solidarity. Brazil’s activists now use makeshift barbecues as a means of social protest, saying that the simple act of cooking and eating food brings together people from all backgrounds.

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Recycle Bikes For Kids

Huffington Post    Video
June 26th, 2012

Recycle Bikes For Kids

Remembering what joy he himself felt as child on his bike, after watching a piece in the news about donated bikes, Ron decided that he could share that feeling with others. “I realized every kid should have a bike. There shouldn’t be a reason for a child not to have a bike.”

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Robin Evans, Texas Woman, To Camp On Church Roof Until City Donates 50,000 Pounds Of Food

Huffington Post   
June 6th, 2012

Robin Evans, Texas Woman, To Camp On Church Roof Until City Donates 50,000 Pounds Of Food

Robin Evans won’t come down from her roof. The Kennedale, Texas, resident isn’t exactly stubborn — she’s just patient. She been camping on top of First United Methodist Church, raising awareness for hunger and urging her community to donate 50,000 pounds of food to local Tarrant County pantries since early Friday morning.

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Israeli Peace Movement to Launch Online University

ABC News   
May 25th, 2012

Israeli Peace Movement to Launch Online University

Organizers of an online Mideast peace movement say they are launching the Internet’s first university for Israelis and Arabs across the Middle East

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How Pedal Powered Inspiration in Fruita, Colorado Will Help You Appreciate Nature

Taiga Company Blog    Yobo Member
March 27th, 2012

How Pedal Powered Inspiration in Fruita, Colorado Will Help You Appreciate Nature

By Julie Urlaub When people ride bikes, good things happen.  Why?  Because bike riding is a win-win for both businesses and individuals looking to reduce costs, embrace eco awareness, and adhere to business and personal sustainability programs.   But wait! There’s yet another reason to use your pedal power for good!  Eco inspiration! According to Richard Ryan, professor of [...]

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The Story of Change

Our World 2.0    Video
August 9th, 2012

The Story of Change

But our real power is not in choosing from items on a limited menu; it is in determining what gets on that menu. The way to ensure that toxic, climate-disrupting choices are replaced with safe and healthy alternatives — for everyone, not just those who can afford them — is by engaging as citizens: working together for bigger, bolder change than we could ever accomplish as individual consumers.

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Stonyfield Food Superheroes Campaign Helps Food Lovers Tap Into Their Superpowers

Market Watch   
June 20th, 2012

Stonyfield Food Superheroes Campaign Helps Food Lovers Tap Into Their Superpowers

Organic Yogurt Maker Will Donate $50,000 to FoodCorps When People “Superhero Themselves” on Interactive ‘Know Your Food’ Site.

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How Twitter Could Bring About World Peace

Gigaom   
May 29th, 2012

How Twitter Could Bring About World Peace

In a study to be presented at a conference in July, a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and Korea’s KAIST show how Twitter can provide users greater access to different political viewpoints and media sources than they might otherwise get.

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Reverse Graffiti Green

Our Daily Green    Yobo Member
April 11th, 2012

Reverse Graffiti Green

Reverse graffiti is an art concept of using leaving an image behind by wiping away grime instead of putting on paint. In its simplest form, reverse graffiti is writing “WASH ME” on the back of a dirty vehicle.

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Preserve: Creating Green Holiday Business Traditions

Taiga Company    Yobo Member
November 11th, 2011

Preserve: Creating Green Holiday Business Traditions

According to the EPA, waste jumps an astounding 25 percent between Thanksgiving and the New Year. For businesses and individuals demonstrating green values, the trick to a successful holiday season is the ability to enjoy the holidays while also minimizing waste.

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