Tagged: conservation

WWF Helps Conserve The Ecological Heritage Of Buddha’s Birthplace, Lumbini

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Lumbini is a popular pilgrimage site for many Buddhists– WWF wants to secure the area’s cultural ecology.

The birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, more commonly known as Buddha, is honoring the memory of the great religious leader, ascetic and enlightened being. The Sacred Garden in Lumbini has achieved its goal of planting 108,000 trees in the year of 2011. Continue reading

WATCH: Documentary Film ‘John Muir in the New World’

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John Muir, American conservationist in 1907

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” -John Muir

On this day in 1838 naturalist and conservationist John Muir is born. He was the founder the Sierra Club, America’s oldest, largest, most influential grassroots environmental organization. Continue reading

VIDEO: Nicki Minaj Goes Green For Christie’s “Bid to Save the Earth” Green Auction

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“I know that a lot of my fans are young and I know I have the power to influence and inspire them by my own actions. I thought that if I got involved in a cause that I felt was important, then maybe they would take the time to research it and find ways they could get involved and make a difference. It’s good to shine a positive light.” -Nicki Minaj as told to Vogue.com

One of the world’s largest art auction houses, Christie’s, partnered with Charitybuzz and Runway to Green to host its second annual Green Auction on March 29th. Continue reading