Your home is an extension of yourself. It reflects how you feel about your environment and it nurtures you. Your home is very much a part of you, just as the shell of a hermit crab becomes part of the crab. Your home needs to "fit" your needs, give you protection and comfort. Ideally it does all of this in a totally beneficial way.

Companies selling carbon offsets to corporate buyers welcome governments' growing role as a source of offset demand itself, as seen in the “State of Voluntary Carbon Markets” report launched last week - but say that effective public climate policies, not demand, are what's needed to jump-start markets, and that the voluntary carbon sector itself must be more creative on the messaging front.

Millions of tons of plastic waste litter the world’s oceans, converging together in rotating currents called gyres and blanketing the water’s surface. On average, these gyres now hold six times more plastic than plankton by dry weight.

In Liberia, the Jogbahn Clan is fighting to keep British palm oil company Equatorial Palm Oil PLC (EPO) from grabbing their land. On March 5, 2014, the community had a major success when the President of Liberia said EPO could not clear Jogbahn Clan land without community consent. The communities have stood firm and continue to say no. But EPO is not listening. The company continues to conduct studies of the clan’s land in preparation for clearing.

„Por favor, ayúdennos a defender la Amazonía peruana“. Con este llamamiento urgente, habitantes de Perú se han dirigido a Salva la Selva. Desde hace poco, especuladores están deforestando la selva para plantar palma aceitera. ¡Queremos ayudar detener las talas! Por favor, escriba al gobierno peruano.