Tree Matters

The Bhil people of Central India are amongst the country’s oldest indigenous communities. To them, the natural world is not ‘a thing apart’, but exists in a seamless relationship to their home and the everyday. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, explores this relationship through her memories and paintings of food, work, festivals, illness, medicine… Her tales […]

The Forest Man: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

After years of harsh monsoon seasons, a forest on the river island of Majuli is in danger of being slowly washed away. Jadav, a boy living on the island, is determined to save the forest he loves. This is the true story of how one young boy dedicated his life to creating and cultivating an […]

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The Story of Jadav Payeng

In India, there is a boy who loves nature. The boy treasures his precious river-island and the wildlife who share it with him. But each year he witnesses animals displaced from loss of habitat, while his island slowly erodes away. He worries that if animals whither without trees, people will too. With nothing but a […]

Wild Lebanon

There are so many ways to inspire young people to care about the environment. It is essential that students are provided with relevant local information, but also that they can EXPERIENCE something of the beauty and fragility of the environment around them. So a call to teachers! Use this website as a resource to teach […]

Ecotourism Laos

This website mainly serves as a vacation planner, but it includes a lot of great cultural information as well. There is a lot of history with the natural resources in Laos such as the Konglor Cave, and it has short written prompts to accompany the photos. Organization: Ecotourism Laos This organization is the government agency […]

Magical Houses, Made of Bamboo TED Talk

You’ve never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every home, bridge and bathroom is exquisitely unique. In this beautiful, […]

Chandra’s Magic Light: A Story in Nepal

Chandra and Deena’s family has a smoky oil lamp at home, which makes their baby brother cough. Then one day at the market, the sisters spot a man selling lamps that are powered by the sun instead of kerosene — and would be healthier for their brother! But how will they afford to buy one […]

Praying for Blue Skies: Artistic Representations of Air Pollution in China

This article examines how artists have engaged with the issue of air pollution in Beijing, where poor air quality has become a serious public health matter. Artists have utilized various mediums including performance art, photography, and painting to represent smog. Through generating media and online attention this work has contributed to a relatively vibrant “green […]

Socho Na – An Anthem on Clean Air

“Socho Na – An Anthem on Clean Air” inspires citizens of India to imagine a pollution-free India where they can live a healthy and happy life. It motivates citizens to act for clean air, schools to teach students solutions to reduce pollution, and innovators to work on green technology inventions. The song is part of […]

Time-Lapse Video Shows Smog Enveloping Beijing

Time-lapse footage showing the spread of pollution over the city of Beijing. Organization: Wall Street Journal Video The new WSJ Video takes you inside carefully selected stories and events in a visually captivating way so you can dig deeper into the news that matters to you. You’ll get breaking headlines, immersive features, interactive media and […]