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Volunteer Journal #77 – DonorsChoose.org

Volunteer Journal #77 – DonorsChoose.org

Recently, I stumbled upon the brilliant organization Vittana – a group that makes loans to students to finish their education much like Kiva makes loans to small businesses in developing countries. Seeing how excited I was to loan to students ...

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Volunteer Journal #75 (UK Edition) – Thames21

Volunteer Journal #75 (UK Edition) – Thames21

Sometimes the greatest thing about volunteering is the people you meet. I worked with Thames21 in London, an organization dedicated to cleaning up the waterways in and around the British capital.  Specifically, I got to use a log carnival-like hook ...

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Britain’s Flooding Apocalyptic for Wildlife

Britain’s Flooding Apocalyptic for Wildlife

As the U.S. wallows in a drought covering over 50% of the country, Great Britain has experienced widespread flooding, which is proving apocalyptic for wildlife . The wet weather, caused by a southern shift in the powerful jet stream , ...

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TheGoodMuse Explains: Beware of Ducks!

TheGoodMuse Explains: Beware of Ducks!

What follows is a prime example of why wild animals need their space, why you have to take responsibility for your actions, and why you should beware of ducks. I love baby animals. I think most people do. (Comedian Dara ...

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Biomass Energy Set Back

Biomass Energy Set Back

A brief follow up to my article last month on biomass energy with a look at one of the most innovative projects proposed in the United Kingdom who’s fate now hangs in limbo.  A blending of art, function, and ecology ...

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Vietnam Goes Smoke Free

Vietnam Goes Smoke Free

Following in China’s footsteps Vietnam has passed a law forbidding smoking in public. The law not only bans smoking but also all tobacco advertising, and the selling of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 18. Passed in the ...

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