6 TED Talks to Inspire

6 TED Talks to Inspire
If you’re looking for a little “Greenspo” check out a few of these great TED talks to help you get charged up about our environment! Sam Harris: Science Can Answer Moral Questions http://www.ted.com/talks/sam_harris_science_can_show_what_s_right Al Gore: The Case for Optimism on Climate Change https://www.ted.com/talks/al_gore_the_case_for_optimism_on_climate_change Cesar Harada: A Novel Idea for Cleaning Up Oil Spills https://www.ted.com/talks/al_gore_the_case_for_optimism_on_climate_change Jane...

Simple Green Resolutions

Simple Green Resolutions
Truth be told, I’m not a super “resolutions” person. I don’t necessarily think it’s a successful strategy to just pick one day of the year to transform yourself. Plus, if you were going to pick any day, doesn’t it make more sense to make it your birthday? Nevertheless, January is a time when we all...

Motivational Monday: Pre-Christmas Joy

Motivational Monday: Pre-Christmas Joy
Christmas is coming fast! Eek! We’re still finishing up the last of our preparations, made cookies yesterday, and finishing up last minute stuff at work. I keep thinking how there’s still time to get a head start on my resolutions. I’ve been fighting back and forth between the urge to “phone it in” for the...

Dreaming of a Green Christmas? 8 Ways to Have a Greener Healthier Holiday

Dreaming of a Green Christmas? 8 Ways to Have a Greener Healthier Holiday
Are you dreaming of a green Christmas this year? The holidays are filled with situations that are “less than green”–traveling over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house or just the sheer amount of consumerism, over-consumption and waste that punctuates the season. All of this excess can lead you to feeling sluggish, and doesn’t...

“52 weeks, 52 activities, one fit kid:” Grafton teacher fights childhood obesity

“52 weeks, 52 activities, one fit kid:” Grafton teacher fights childhood obesity
Fox 6 News: GRAFTON — Obesity is a growing problem among our youth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the last 30 years. But one Grafton teacher has made it his mission to get kids moving. Exercising isn’t a burden for Kennedy Elementary...

MILWAUKEE JEWISH CHRONICLE Feature | Stalking the wild garbage

MILWAUKEE JEWISH CHRONICLE Feature | Stalking the wild garbage
(Photo by Jen Huber) Milwaukee Jewish Chronicle: Hillel Academy Jewish day school marked Earth Day on April 22 with an eco-walk through the Karl Jewish Community Campus grounds, on which they picked up stray garbage. Above, kindergartners Shalva Karan and Amitai Sheinbein-Levanon helped clear the woods along Helen Bader Drive. Photo provided by Jennifer Huber, director...