Author name: Lucille Chi

Lucy Chi loves good green design, ethical fashion, environmental art and education, renewables, holistic healing and more. She has been dedicating her energies toward finding and drawing attention to all the ways in which products, companies, and industries are moving toward creating a more sustainable world on the global scale, as well as the way individuals are moving toward living sustainably, and healing at the personal level. Sustainability studies: & B.S. Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Textiles and Fiber Science. Contact: lucillechi (at)

A Future for Wolves?

To many, including Native Americans, wolves are sacred animals symbolizing nature’s wild freedom… “The threat to wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies is real — and it’s happening now.” ~ Help stop the deadly Wildlife Services wolf-killing plan and urge constituents and Members of Congress to speak out against federal legislation that would remove wolves

Blog Action Day Reminds Us — "Water is Life"

This post is part of 2010’s Blog Action Day, where bloggers across the Internet pull together to raise awareness about one important issue. This year’s theme is water. With today being blog action day, I am reminded of this post I wrote in tears a year ago, in hopes to help save lives by donating

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and New TED x Change

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has joined forces with TED and with this partnership Melinda Gates shares her hope that “TEDxChange will serve as a catalyst for our continued conversations about the future we will make together.” She asks “What does the future hold for global health and development? And how can we all

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Seeks Donations for Gulf Sea Turtles

Our National Fish and Wildlife Foundation needs donations for Gulf of Mexico sea turtles. NFWF’s mission is to actively save our natural environment. NFWF plans to sustain, restore, and enhance the nation’s fish, wildlife, plants, and habitats now more than ever. For a quarter of a century NFWF has brought true collaboration among federal agencies, private funders

Underwater Robots will Stop the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Robots are the solution to stopping the oil spill. Here are some ways that robotics engineering teams are helping, and examples of how underwater robots work: *the entire area around the BP Deepwater Horizon wellhead, a mile below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico is constantly being monitored and worked on with robotic activity.

Pierce Brosnan Pleads US to Help End the Killing of Whales for Profit

“The Obama Administration is backing a deadly deal that would make it legal once again to kill whales for profit. Please call on the President to reverse course,” explains Pierce Brosnan. [social_buttons] Help OO7! To the rescue James Bond! Brosnan is saving the whales and needs our collective help. Assist Pierce and his campaign with

San Francisco's Green Festival Hosts a Diverse Group of Global Leaders

I am so impressed with the line up of speakers at this season’s Green Festival in San Francisco going on now! [social_buttons] The Green Festivals are composed of a partnership between Green America and Global Exchange. These highly educational Green Festivals are all around the nation and if you are a green expert looking to

Saving BioGems : False Killer Whales Still in Danger in Hawaii

Last season NRDC announced it’s mission to save the Hawaiian island’s Whales, and now that this decision is facing the president we’re asking the Obama Administration to protect Hawaii’s false killer whales under the Endangered Species Act because the loss of even a few whales could endanger the survival of the entire population. These whales

Ocean Conservancy and Reef Relief say Parrotfish Need More Attention

 The beautiful parrotfish (family Scaridae) performs many roles in coral reef ecosystems. With their large teeth they munch algae off the coral so that it stays healthy and alive. Parrotfish are constantly eating and digesting bits of coral whole, and excreting sand that helps create beaches. Since parrotfish spend all day searching the reef for food to

New "Face the G8" Game from World Wildlife Fund

[social_buttons] World Wildlife Fund International has an interactive online game up called Face the G8 and it asks the questions “What would you do if you were a member of the G8? Would you choose the right policies that lead us to an environmentally sustainable future, or make the same old empty promises and continue with ‘business as

Happy Planet Index 2.0 from the New Economics Foundation

[social_buttons] The New Economics Foundation tells us that “as the G8 prepare to meet in Italy this week, the second global ranking of the ecological efficiency with which the world’s nations deliver long and happy lives for the people who live there – the ‘Happy Planet Index‘ – reveals a surprising picture of the relative wealth and

"The Age of Stupid" Hopes to Inspire More Climate Activism

The Age of Stupid has arrived after half a decade in the making.  Franny Armstrong has made a new climate change documentary-drama that stars Pete Postlethwaite as an indie climate change refugee from 2055,  that shares the tragedy of of global warming. In addition to their screenings, they offer ways to help via their ‘not

Hot Amazon Watch Lunch Party in San Francisco Tomorrow

The mission of Amazon Watch is: “to work with indigenous and environmental organizations in the Amazon Basin to defend the environment and advance indigenous peoples’ rights in the face of large-scale industrial development-oil and gas pipelines, power lines, roads, and other mega-projects.” If you work in San Francisco and want to take an inspirational lunch

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