HE UNITED STATES MAY BE THE LAND OF PLENTY, but in many parts of the country–particularly the low-income neighborhoods–fresh fruits and vegetables are hard-to-find luxury items. Grocery chains resist opening stores where sales of high-markup gourmet products can’t be guaranteed, and they often close existing supermarkets in poor areas. For residents of these neighborhoods, the […]
The Nature’s Voices Project received dozens of fantastic essays for our 2015 Student Stories Contest. We are thrilled to announce the winners: GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Anna-Bell Hines’ story about being a youth ambassador for the Louisiana Green Building Council took the top prize. Here is her story “Devastation to Education.” 2ND PRIZE: Lena Friedman wrote […]
From the HBO website: Saving My Tomorrow is presented in partnership with the American Museum of Natural History starting with this two-part family special tonight followed by a four-part series beginning Earth Day, April 22. “We are thrilled to collaborate with HBO on this important program highlighting children’s passion for nature and their instinctive sense […]
“We’re constructing art projects using old plastic toys that we don’t want to just throw into any landfill. We want to reuse them. I brought in a ton of toys that I didn’t want anymore. It feels really good to do this when you know each toy you put on [the art project] could be saving a bird’s life.” — Jackson, 4th grader
Nature’s Voices Project is pleased to have received funding from the Pollination Project, which gives $1,000 seed projects to change makers and groups promoting compassion around the world. Thanks so much!