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.
Read Sharon's essay about how April Dávila inspired Sharon to adopt an organic vegan diet, and the increased energy and self-confidence she felt as a result.
Read Omar's essay about his realization that when it comes to fighting products that may harm people and the environment, he has to become his own hero.
Toolbox for Education and Social Change has a great classroom tool on cooperatives. You can buy its "10 Reasons Why Co-ops Rock" poster at pay-what-you-want prices. Available in Spanish, too.
The Food Project, based in the Boston area, focuses on sustainable agriculture and youth leadership, and graciously shares many of its manuals, activities, and curricula for free.
Equal Exchange, a worker-owned cooperative for more than 25 years, wants the public to join them in the fair trade movement.
Psychologists recently conducted a study that found that meditation may make you more liberal, at least in the short-term. Richard Schiffman argues that the politics of true spirituality are more about balance than support for any one side.
Former park ranger-turned-professor Margo Farnsworth believes that biomimicry is one of the most important new tools for sustainability. It gets her students outside and unleashes their scientific and entrepreneurial minds. This is Margo's story.
The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute supports scientists, engineers, architects, business-people, and teachers who desire to use nature's models as inspiration for creating man-made products and sustainable technologies.
Study these three infographics to get three different points of view on GMOs. Students will learn about GMOs—and become more discerning about what organizations want them to believe.
World Savvy prepares the next generation to learn, work, and thrive as responsible and engaged global citizens. It provides curriculum and other classroom-ready resources, professional development, and an educator network to boost student global competency.
This Visual Learning activity will get your students thinking about what it would be like to live a nomadic lifestyle, and to be forced to live and work in an unfamiliar place.