Published by Suzanne York on 24 Oct 2013

Women Declare It’s Time for Action on Climate Change

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability!<< By Suzanne York 6degreesofpopulation.org “We are going to create something that will explode beautifully into the world,” stated Osprey Orielle Lake, organizer of the first International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Summit. She echoed the heartfelt sentiments of 100 women environmental […]

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Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 22 Oct 2013

Global Gatherings for #LocalPeace

  >>You can also find this article on Wiser.org’s collaborative network for sustainability!<< Just over a month ago, WiserEarth celebrated the International Day of Peace, which falls on September 21st of each year. Members of the community took to the Wiser.org platform to share what peace means to them, and how they are creating it […]

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Published by Maria Pia Kirk on 17 Oct 2013

Empowering Women & Fighting Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability!<< It seems appropriate that the International Day of Rural Women (Oct. 15), World Food Day (Oct. 16), and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct. 17) fall one right after another! In honor of these three important issue area days, […]

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Published by Camilla on 15 Oct 2013

How to help NGOs using “Fishbowl WiserLocals”

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability.<< Photo credit: John O’Sullivan This past month, we tried a new format for our WiserLocal gathering in Paris. We used a novel technique called a “Fishbowl WiserLocal” where attendees vote to help one of the participants representing an NGO with part […]

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Published by JaneLee on 10 Oct 2013

The Pollination Project wants to fund YOUR project!

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability!<<   Do you have an environmental, social justice, or community-focused project you are working to get off the ground? Our friends at The Pollination Project want to help! The Pollination Project is an organization that makes $1,000 seed grants every single […]

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Published by JaneLee on 08 Oct 2013

The Story of Solutions is here!

      How can we transform the global economy into one that is more just and sustainable? The Story of Stuff team explains in their new video, The Story of Solutions!   “The problems we’ve been busy solving are not the problems that most need solving.” As Annie Leonard explains, this is because we […]

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Published by JaneLee on 03 Oct 2013

Wiser.org Celebrates the International Day of Peace

>>You can also read and comment on this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability!<< Want to know what the Wiser.org community was talking about during the weeks leading up to Peace Day? Find out from Wiser.org volunteer Allyn! By Allyn McAuley On September 21st, the Wiser.org community united in joyous celebration of the […]

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Published by Maria Pia Kirk on 01 Oct 2013

WiserChina on how to celebrate Intl. Day of Older Persons every day!

Cupid Liang, WiserChina intern, writes about her first experience organizing a WiserLocal gathering between volunteers and seniors. She highlights the importance of listening to the elderly and encourages students to get involved in their community. >>Click here for original Chinese article and here for the longer English article.<< By Cupid Liang We held the first […]

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