16 Officers Arrest Filmmaker + Fracking Activist Josh Fox for… Practicing Journalism. {Video}


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* I originally wrote this for elephantjournal.com and wanted to share it with you here.

16 officers were sent to arrest Josh Fox while he was in the process of making a documentary film about the influence of oil and gas industry Continue reading

Your Voice Counts in 3 Clicks. (w/o 11.7.11)


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Three Key Action Items for the Week.

Starting this week, I will post 3-5 important action items you can take for people and planet. Your voice counts!

Photo by Grayce Pedulla Dillon via flickr.com

Pick one or all—each takes only a minute. I know there are many, many more but these struck a chord with me. Have a cause close to your heart? Feel free Continue reading

Help the rainforest: A tree planted on your behalf! {FREE!}


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In Brazil, 1.5 acres of rainforest are lost every second.

Photo courtesy Trees for the Future

To plant a tree, simply sign up to be a member of My Green Face, an online environmental community that engages its members to learn, share, discuss—and take action. There’s no cost Continue reading

Veggies don’t bite.


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So why not take the challenge?

Go meatless for week. Just eat your veggies, fruits and whole grains and see how good you feel. Register here. (Let me know if you sign-up for the challenge by commenting here or sending me a tweet @LynnHasselbrgr. Would also love to hear from you during and after the challenge to see how it went. Oh, and if your veggies happen to bite, please let me know).

Then… go to Veggie Fest 2011!

VeggieFest 2011 is one of the biggest vegetarian festivals in North America! Not only is there free admission and free Continue reading

Forget Shorter Showers? I don’t think so. ~ by Sunita Pillay


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Originally published on elephantjournal.com by Sunita Pillay.

I don’t think so.

I have been contemplating Derrick Jensen’s article, Forget Shorter Showers, for two years now.

It has been on the back burner of my brain all this time. Continue reading

Keep off my lawn, chemicals!


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A patch of my non-conformist front lawn.

This is one time I say no to green.

Green, as in, the color. I mean, what’s wrong with the occasional splash of purple (my favorite color) or yellow?

And, if one has to treat their lawn with chemicals in order to maintain an “acceptable” Continue reading

Hold hands for clean air + water


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June 25, 2011—12:00 PM your time.

People around the world will join hands June 25th on beaches and in cities for the second annual Hands Across the Sand in opposition of expanded offshore drilling and support for clean energy solutions for a sustainable planet. I hope to attend the one Continue reading

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