How many planets does it take to support your lifestyle? Take the Ecological Footprint quiz to measure your impact, and explore solutions to leave a kinder, gentler impression on Mother Earth.
Walk! Bike! Ride the bus! Check out this infographic to learn how young people are leading the way in replacing driving with alternative transportation. Don’t be fooled— it’s not just because they want to save the planet.
If you don’t understand the feeling of trying to survive poverty, you will after playing SPENT.
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about local, sustainable farming.
From Nourish and Food Day, a quiz that tests how food literate you are. The 15 questions reveal facts about food and its relationship to the bigger food system, and the community-at-large.
YES! recommends Sustainable Table, a program of Grace Communications Foundation, for its well-rounded resources that educate and motivate people of all ages to take good care of their bodies and our planet.
Did you know that kids aged 12-17 are the fastest growing population of caffeine consumers? This infographic shows which countries consume the most caffeine and highlights some not-so-savory side effects of your morning coffee.
Simon Okelo, author of "Growing Up in a Kenyan Slum Taught Me the Real Value of Stuff," and founder of One Vibe Africa responds to essay winners of the Fall 2013 "Simple Living" writing competition.
The Story of Stuff Project is more than the short film "The Story of Stuff." It's a movement to get us to throw away all the stuff in our lives and work together to build a healthy planet.
Since 2006, No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, and his family have inspired a nation to swap their old consumer habits for new environmentally-friendly ones. The No Impact Curriculum explores the effects of your students’ everyday behavior on the environment, their health, and their well-being.
The Institute for Humane Education (IHE) curricula, lesson plans, online courses, graduate programs focus on human rights, animal protection, environmental stewardship, and cultural influences.
April Dávila, professional writer and author of "A Month Without Monsanto," responds to essay winners of the Spring 2013 "Genetically Modified Food" writing competition.
Read Russell's essay about how GMOs may harm one's body, and how monopolizing companies can harm the economy.
Read Ryan's essay about his concerns surrounding the health effects of GMOs, and his recommendation to follow the European Union's lead and adopt the precautionary principle.
Read Erica's creative essay about how foods, like superheroes, should proudly display their logos to disclose their identities.