Posts Tagged with "Girl Scouts"

Girl Scouts Win Brower Youth Award

Friday, October 21, 2011

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Girl Scouts Win Brower Youth Award

Congratulations to Rhiannon Tomtishen and Madison Vorva for winning this year’s Brower Youth Award! These two intrepid Girl Scouts leaders are paving the way to ensure that Girl Scout cookies are palm oil-free, and not compromising some of our most endangered forests and animals. Check out just how inspiring they truly are in this Rikshaw [...]

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Girl Scout Activists Take America By Storm With Monumental Media Sweep

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Girl Scout Activists Take America By Storm With Monumental Media Sweep

I had the good fortune of joining rock star Girl Scout activists, Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen, on a whirlwind media tour in New York City that brought their compelling message of rainforest conservation to millions of viewers and readers across the country and beyond — with national TV appearances on ABC, CBS and Fox [...]

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Girl Scouts USA’s mission is to empower girls to be leaders “who make the world a better place.” But today, in a shocking violation of its own mission statement, the organization made the decision to censor the comments of scores of its young leaders rather than listen to their concerns about the use of rainforest-destroying [...]

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Take Action: Make Girl Scout Cookies Rainforest Safe

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Take Action: Make Girl Scout Cookies Rainforest Safe

It’s pretty crazy to think that something as seemingly innocent as Girl Scout cookies could be contributing to rainforest destruction, the violation of Indigenous rights and the extinction of endangered species like orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos. Unfortunately, because Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) chooses to use rainforest destroying palm oil in a large majority of [...]

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