Posts Tagged with "kids"

Rainforest Leadership Profiles: Scholastic

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Rainforest Leadership Profiles: Scholastic

Three years ago, RAN alerted the publishing industry to major, systemic problems in its supply chains, including rainforest destruction, human rights abuses and climate pollution. Since that time, many book publishers have made commitments to stop using paper in their books linked to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests and violations of human rights. Since these [...]

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest! Check out the 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest winners. All of the poster entries were wonderfully inspiring and heartfelt. We had a tough time choosing finalists because all of the entries were so fantastic. After our voting period, we are happy to announce [...]

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Giving to RAN: Lynn Israel

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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Giving to RAN: Lynn Israel

A pocket of RAN’s strongest supporters is contained in Boulder, Colorado, and Rainmaker Lynn Israel is one of them. She took a few minutes to tell us why she’s passionate about saving the earth and its forests. Preserving the Rainforest At age eight, my son Avi wanted to give his birthday money to an organization [...]

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Making change in the world is hard work — some times decades-long hard work. But with the right combination of strategies, experience, tenacity, and allies, it is possible to achieve victories that have a lasting impact. This year, Rainforest Action Network took on corporate titans and secured real wins for the world’s forests, the climate, [...]

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The Earth Book – A Playful Take on Kids Environmental Activism

Friday, July 9, 2010

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Getting on The New York Times Best Sellers list is an achievement that can quickly bring an author or topic into widespread awareness. Luckily for environmental stewardship, The Earth Book is helping out. Featured on our first edition Rainforest Safe Summer Reading List, Todd Parr’s The Earth Book has also spent time on The New [...]

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The Quest for Rainforest Safe Kid’s Books

Friday, June 11, 2010

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On assignment this week, I began a quest to seek out children’s books printed on recycled and/or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper available in San Francisco. I started off in the kids section of one of the area’s largest booksellers: Borders. Perhaps naively, I posited that it wouldn’t be totally unrealistic to think that [...]

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Winner of RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Congratulations to the Winner of Rainforest Action Network’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest: Name: Kayla Smith Grade: 6th Teacher: Amy Cole School: Thompkins Middle School Location: Evansville, IN —- Congratulations to Brandon and our Honorable Mentions below!  Everybody who participated in RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest is a winner. Why? Because when the planet [...]

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Kids Tell General Mills: ♥ Have a Heart ♥

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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On Monday, February 15, a dozen activists and several kids with Rainforest Action Network’s rockin’ Twin Cities chapter visited General Mills’ Golden Valley Headquarters with a very special Valentine’s Day delivery! General Mills buys palm oil from Cargill Incorporated, the largest importer of palm oil in the United States. Kids and youth from around the [...]

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