Douglas is working hard just to keep up. His 15-year-old daughter can run a 5k almost twice as fast as he can, and his 13-year-old son is going to pass him on Nordic skis sometime this winter. One thing he really enjoys doing? Running Environmental Health Sciences.
A rare opportunity to conserve a large swath of land led the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to make a large and unusual program-related investment. But the sustainable forestry model behind this move is not without its critics.
Disability rights is an important component of environmental justice, but one that funders can overlook. Some are paying increasing attention to this intersection, including a collaboration between Ford and Global Greengrants Fund.
The founding of the Earth Alliance by Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs, and Brian Sheth reflects a mounting sense of urgency about ecological threats. It also shows how big new money is flowing to environmental causes.
The General Court of the European Union confirmed this week that bisphenol A (BPA) – a chemical additive in plastics and thermal paper receipts – must be listed as a substance of 'very high concern' given its toxicity for human reproduction.