By LiveOAK Staff on April 22, 2013
Sometimes, fighting to protect the natural world can feel like a losing battle. Get inspired by this infographic that shows how far we’ve come.
By Karen MacKay on August 7, 2012
Sustainability advocate Ben Taylor talks about his upcoming album “Listening”, going on tour and the Island Grown Initiative.
By Becky Striepe on December 14, 2011
Garbagea is artist Asher Jay’s response to the plastic gyres polluting our oceans.
Asher wanted to raise awareness about the trouble with single use plastic and plastic pollution in an engaging way. Garbagea imagines those gyres as living continents and explores our culture of waste. I think this project is fascinating, and Asher was kind enough to answer some questions about the project, what inspired it, and where it’s going.
By Becky Striepe on September 30, 2010
If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’re fortunate enough to have a stove in your home where you can prepare your meals. It probably runs on electricity or natural gas. For millions of poverty-stricken people, though, making dinner means gathering wood or trash and burning it to cook their food.
Across the world, cooking fires lead to illness for millions of people in poverty and contribute to deforestation and climate change.