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Posted: 2017-01-19 14:40:04
December 7, 2017; Hyperallergic The complex patterns of political dissidence woven by protest movements in 2016 look set to intensify in 2017. In addition to the well-known ongoing internationalized...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:37:12
January 13, 2017; The Pitt News In Ray Bradbury’s landmark 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, outlaws commit books to memory while firemen burn their brittle pages out of existence. Bradbury...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:33:07
January 18, 2017; NPR More than 40 years after the implementation of Public Law 94-142, the Education for all Handicapped Children Act, federal legislation ensuring that students with disabilities...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:28:10
A Founder and Nonprofit Forcibly Parted: The Importance of the Board Chair Role
January 16, 2017; Artforum In Portland, Oregon, the board of the Disjecta Contemporary Art Center announced in mid-November that the founder and executive director, Bryan Suereth, would be fired...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:25:13
Civil Service Reform—Or Is That Destruction?
January 12, 2017; Washington Post Chants of “Drain the Swamp” rang out as President-elect Trump campaigned on his way to victory. The populist energy that fueled his supporters seemed aimed...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:21:11
Chippewa Bad River Band Declines to Renew Wisconsin Pipeline Easement
January 16, 2017; InsideClimate News and Reuters The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians took a cue from the Standing Rock Sioux protest this winter and declined to...
Posted: 2017-01-18 14:17:51
Holder and Obama to Collaborate on Redistricting
January 11, 2017; New York Times Democrats lost the 2016 election in a big way. Not only did they lose the presidency, they lost House and Senate seats, governorships, and state legislatures...
Posted: 2017-01-18 14:10:29
Mix One Nonprofit and an Abandoned Paper Mill…
January 12, 2017; Bangor Daily News Ownership of the Great Northern Paper Mill building has been transferred for $1 to a small nonprofit made up of local New Hampshire residents intent on building...
Posted: 2017-01-18 14:07:36
Fifth Pakistani Civil Activist “Disappears”
January 12, 2017; Times of India Samar Abbas, IT worker and president of the Karachi-based Civil Progressive Alliance of Pakistan (CPAP), has been missing since January 7, 2017. He was reported...
Posted: 2017-01-18 14:02:13
Dialysis Patients’ Use of Charitable Funds Questioned in Kickback Investigation
January 13, 2017; Reuters In a victory for three major dialysis providers, a U.S. district judge has temporarily blocked a new federal rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Posted: 2017-01-19 21:32:23
Among the priorities for President-Elect Donald Trump once he’s inaugurated on Jan. 20 has been repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which…
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:45:32
As watchdog groups, government agencies and donors take closer and closer looks at organizational expenses and the portion of contributions going toward missions, fundraising efficiency…
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:18:15
Undoubtedly you have given cash to someone in need but later wondered, “Did that person buy something to eat or just spend the money at…
Posted: 2017-01-19 15:59:06
Nonprofit Mailers Seek More Data From Postal Service
The Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers (ANM) has asked the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to request more information from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and…
Posted: 2017-01-18 16:31:22
Digital Donors Changing Charitable Communications
Digital donors are pushing charities to communicate with them the way they prefer. Millennials identified social media as the preferred method in 43 percent of…
Posted: 2017-01-17 17:35:51
Advocacy Groups Pro And Con To Line Inauguration Route
Yasmina Mrabet will be attending Friday’s presidential inauguration — along with almost 25,000 peers. Mrabet is an organizer for the ANSWER Coalition, a protest and…
Posted: 2017-01-16 21:42:37
Lilly Endowment Bankrolls $100M In Social Services
Lilly Endowment, Inc., announced $100 million in grants to 15 human service organizations to improve long-term impact through endowments and other strategies. The grants complement…
Posted: 2017-01-16 18:18:18
Layoffs Continue At Brand-Name Nonprofits
The discontinuation of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) will mean the loss of 22 jobs at the Clinton Foundation, effective April 15. It is the…
Posted: 2017-01-16 16:19:41
Nonprofit Workers In N.Y. Getting Bigger Raises
Growth in New York State’s nonprofit sector didn’t keep pace with the nation overall since the Great Recession but average wages grew faster than in…
Posted: 2017-01-13 21:47:37
IU Projects Two Years Of Robust Giving
Total giving is projected to increase by 3.6 percent during 2017 and another 3.8 percent in 2018. Though the increases do not match 25-year averages…

Posted: 2017-01-19 18:00:00
Yesterday, Co-Founders Matt Damon and Gary White joined Stella Artois at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland to announce the brand’s reaffirmed commitment to ending the global...
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:30:00
Sir Elton John and David Furnish will host the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)’s 25th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at West Hollywood Park in Los...
Posted: 2017-01-19 15:15:00
GRAMMY Award-winning, international superstar Pitbull and the Hard Rock Heals Foundation are hitting the stage with the release of the brand’s latest merchandise line on Monday, January...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:00:00
Sandra Lee Appointed U.S. Fund For UNICEF Special Nutrition Emissary
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF has announced the appointment of Sandra Lee, as U.S. Fund for UNICEF Special Nutrition Emissary. The celebrated television personality, author, chef and long-time...
Posted: 2017-01-19 12:45:00
William Shatner To Host Gifting Ceremony Awarding Funds From 2016 Hollywood Charity Horse Show
William Shatner, actor and philanthropist, formally announced today that he and David DiCristofaro, lead region president of Wells Fargo in Greater Los Angeles, will host a gifting ceremony...
Posted: 2017-01-19 11:30:00
PETA To Host Animals' Party Tonight
Pamela Anderson, who recently called on President Barack Obama to pardon Julian Assange, and conservative political strategist Mary Matalin, who helped PETA defeat numerous “ag-gag”...
Posted: 2017-01-19 11:00:00
Spotlight: Seth Rogen's Charity Work
Seth Rogen is a Canadian comedian, actor and producer. He has hosted the annual celebrity charity Night at Sardi’s event for the Alzheimer's Association. Seth uses Edward Norton's...
Posted: 2017-01-19 10:00:00
Spotlight: The Heart Truth's Celebrity Supporters
The Heart Truth is an awareness campaign created by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. It is designed to warn women about their number one...
Posted: 2017-01-18 17:30:00
Tyler Perry To Receive Fifth Annual People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian
The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car,...
Posted: 2017-01-18 16:30:00
Seth Meyers, Meryl Streep And Groundbreaking Film Moonlight To Be Honored At 2017 HRC Greater New York Gala
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, has announced that both the groundbreaking film...

Posted: 2017-01-19 22:15:34
<br>Inauguration Day is upon us. Soon, President Barack Obama will sail off into the sunset, and Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as our new commander in chief. Yup. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty...
Posted: 2017-01-19 20:21:42
<br>Like many young activists of her generation, Johnetta Elzie got her first taste of resistance online — speaking out against the 2011 execution of Troy Davis to her then-small Twitter...
Posted: 2017-01-19 19:20:52
No matter who is in office, hope and change will always be possible.<br>Artist Shepard Fairey's "Hope" poster is, perhaps, one of the defining images from the 2008 campaign to elect President...
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:48:21
Some cities are going to lose their perfect weather to climate change. How'd you do?
<br>What's the weather in your city like right now?In Seattle, everyone's walking around with umbrellas and overcoats. We're all waiting for nice, mild weather to return come spring. But...
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:43:16
He has one of the world's rarest birth defects. Here's what the experience taught his mom.
The inspiring story of how a mother's love conquered people's fear. <br>When Lacey Buchanan was 23 weeks pregnant, she was told that her baby would probably die. After her 18-week ultrasound,...
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:15:17
Tyler Perry's powerful People's Choice Awards speech is exactly what 2017 needs.
<br>On Jan. 18, 2017, Tyler Perry was honored as Favorite Humanitarian at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for People's Choice Awards. Perry's...
Posted: 2017-01-19 17:03:03
What the women who worked to elect Hillary Clinton are doing now.
<br>When Clara Spera says she has looked up to Hillary Clinton her entire life, she’s not exaggerating: Clinton visited Spera’s day care when she was a toddler. Although she didn’t...
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:31:35
A sex researcher and a former porn star explain why banning porn would be a bad idea.
<br>Let's talk about porn! While we still can, at least.To get you in the mood, here is an old white man in a suit. Jeff Sessions at his confirmation hearing. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty...
Posted: 2017-01-19 15:41:18
On grief and gratitude: saying goodbye to President Obama.
<br>The movers unloaded the furniture and personal items at the Obamas' new D.C. residence, and I find myself ill-prepared to say goodbye. I've been shuffling through the past few weeks...
Posted: 2017-01-18 22:37:51
9 kick-ass, inspiring signs you can print and take to the Women's March.
<br>We're only a few weeks into 2017, but already the Women's March on Washington is gearing up to be one of the biggest events of the year.With sister marches planned in over 600 cities...

Posted: 2017-01-19 22:02:55
The SolPad Mobile device offers a scaled-up solar charging and battery solution for both home and off-grid applications.
Posted: 2017-01-19 21:16:34
Our majestic photo of the day comes from Nome, Alaska.
Posted: 2017-01-19 19:27:05
Already, some species of lemurs, monkeys and apes are down to a population of a few thousand individuals, warn the authors of a comprehensive new report.
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:39:13
Artist's mind-blowing strobe-animated sculptures rotate & bloom like nature (Video)
A must-watch: drawing upon precise mathematical patterns found in nature, these 3D printed beauties come alive with movement.
Posted: 2017-01-19 17:53:00
Hot red chili peppers may be the secret to longer life
The more you eat spicy foods, the longer you may stave off death.
Posted: 2017-01-19 17:07:45
Buttons for buttocks: Bidet toilet manufacturers agree to standardized symbols
No more guessing what the buttons mean when you use a fancy bidet, they are sort of obvious.
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:05:40
Can you build an "energy positive" office building north of sixty?
Snøhetta's PowerHouse Telemark will be built to the world's most insanely tough energy standard.
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:04:05
What Trump's election can teach us about green lifestyle choices
It's not what you'd think.
Posted: 2017-01-19 15:52:00
Eddy the robot can help you grow vegetables hydroponically
He wants to teach you to grow the most delicious, nutritious vegetables you can possibly imagine.
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:51:09
16 dazzling facts about hummingbirds
These psychedelic pixies of the bird world are all magic and moxie.

Posted: 2017-01-12 18:13:43
Baxter International Foundation and Direct Relief partnered to create Driving Your Health, a mobile health program in Mexico City. Three years ago, […] The post Driving Your Health: Mapping...
Posted: 2017-01-05 00:38:30
Almost 15 percent of the world’s population lives with a physical or mental disability, classified as a condition that limits a person’s […] The post Helping Nepali Children with Disabilities...
Posted: 2016-12-31 00:23:12
Every four hours, a child between the ages of five and 14 dies of cancer in Mexico. High rates of cancer, the […] The post Helping Children in Mexico Live Cancer Free #HelptheHelpers appeared...
Posted: 2016-12-29 01:33:27
Haiti Receives 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical Aid
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2016 – Direct Relief today airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera […] The post Haiti Receives 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical...
Posted: 2016-12-25 17:16:50
Emergency Update: Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Chilean Coast
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s coast Sunday morning, triggering tsunami warnings and prompting evacuation orders for coastal areas. Those […] The post Emergency...
Posted: 2016-12-22 21:13:01
2016: The Year in Review (so far)
“Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.” This quote (typically and perhaps erroneously attributed to […] The post 2016: The...
Posted: 2016-12-22 21:13:01
Memorandum for Direct Relief Supporters
FROM: Thomas Tighe, President and CEO Thank you so very much for being part of Direct Relief and the work that helps […] The post Memorandum for Direct Relief Supporters appeared first...
Posted: 2016-12-22 18:39:54
Helping People in the Himalayas See Again #HelptheHelpers
The Gorkha earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, resulted in nearly 9,000 deaths and approximately 22,000 injuries. Over a […] The post Helping People...
Posted: 2016-12-21 20:54:36
Direct Relief Puts Spending Decisions into Donors’ Hands
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 — With the launch of an online donation interface that lets donors allocate their money across […] The post Direct Relief Puts Spending Decisions...
Posted: 2016-12-21 00:24:19
Helping Women in Peru Survive Cervical Cancer #HelptheHelpers
Women in Peru suffer some of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the world, with many cases concentrated in the isolated […] The post Helping Women in Peru Survive Cervical Cancer #HelptheHelpers...

Posted: 2017-01-17 15:00:00
Thirty million people call the Amazonia region home — and they all depend on its forests every day.
Posted: 2017-01-13 14:00:00
There are now more ring-tailed lemurs in zoos around the world than remain in the wild in Madagascar.
Posted: 2017-01-11 15:00:00
Scattered across the world’s coasts, millions of fishers make up the community fisheries that help feed the world.
Posted: 2017-01-10 20:00:00
Whale, dolphin ‘superpods’ could be an economic boon for one tiny country
A scientific survey has confirmed high numbers of whales and dolphins in Timor-Leste’s waters.
Posted: 2017-01-06 15:00:00
What we’re reading: 2017 predictions edition
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
Posted: 2017-01-04 15:00:00
China ban on ivory trade only first step to saving elephants, expert says
The world’s largest ivory market will soon be shut down. Here’s what needs to happen next.
Posted: 2016-12-29 14:45:00
Best of 2016: Before-and-after photos reveal forest’s quick recovery
Photographer Jessica Scranton documents the changes in the landscape — and people’s lives — in Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park.
Posted: 2016-12-27 13:30:00
Best of 2016: How to discover nature’s value? Just ask
CI scientists use sophisticated tools to determine the economic value of nature. But one low-tech method continues to be the most effective. 
Posted: 2016-12-26 15:00:00
Best of 2016: Thriving coral reef could bring hope in fight against changing climate
What Indonesia's Raja Ampat archipelago can teach the world about coral bleaching.
Posted: 2016-12-22 13:30:00
Best of 2016: Historic protections for Darwin’s island laboratory
In a banner year for marine conservation, the Galápagos Islands led the way.

Posted: 2017-01-18 04:01:00
NREL Internships are available at The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in Golden, Colorado. NREL is the United States' primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy...
Posted: 2017-01-17 06:18:00
Vanguard Internships are offered to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated high academic achievement. These are full-time, paid internship positions within the company,...
Posted: 2017-01-16 01:30:00
Missing Children Internships offers internships to students around the country. Undergraduate students who have completed two years of college may apply. Students need to have an interest in...
Posted: 2017-01-15 07:42:00
DREAM TEEN Magazine Internships
DREAM TEEN Magazine Internships are offered to teens who have a strong interest in both teen culture and fashion. Internships with Dream Teen Magazine can enhance a student's portfolio for...
Posted: 2017-01-15 07:42:00
Harper's Magazine Internships
Harper's Magazine Internships offers summer internships, as well as internships in the Fall and Spring. Internships are offered to college students and college graduates in the areas of editorial...
Posted: 2017-01-13 05:04:00
Ralph Lauren Creative Internship Program
Ralph Lauren Creative Internship Program offers college students the opportunity to be part of a premier clothing design empire and work in exciting New York City. Applicants must be attending...
Posted: 2017-01-12 03:12:00
New York Historical Society Internship Program
New York Historical Society Internship Program offers full-time and part-time internships in both the museum and the library during the fall, spring, and summer. Applications for summer internships...
Posted: 2017-01-11 05:44:00
Chick-fil-A Internships
Chick-fil-A Internships are offered to both undergraduate and graduate students. Summer internships are available; however, internships may also be available at other times during the year depending...
Posted: 2017-01-10 03:00:00
GlamourGals Internships
GlamourGals Internships are offered to students who are currently in college. The internships are for creative and passionate college students who are interested in making a difference in the...
Posted: 2017-01-09 04:29:00
The CONAN Internship Program
The CONAN Internship Program is open to top students interested in gaining hands-on experience in the area of late night television. Candidates must be current undergraduate or graduate students...

Posted: 2017-01-19 22:37:00
Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday, and told senators at his confirmation hearing that while he now believes in human-caused...
Posted: 2017-01-19 21:48:00
President Obama is leaving office on Friday, but scientists will be saying “thanks, Obama” for years to come. Or more specifically, “thanks, Station Obama.” Eight...
Posted: 2017-01-19 21:32:00
A surge of warm air and stormy weather has once again invaded the Arctic, sending temperatures soaring and stagnating winter sea ice growth. These repeated incursions have helped keep sea ice...
Posted: 2017-01-18 23:56:00
Trump’s EPA May ‘Review’ California’s Car Pollution Rules
It became clear Wednesday that far-reaching car pollution rules enforced by California and a handful of other states could be jeopardized if EPA nominee Scott Pruitt is confirmed by the Senate. After...
Posted: 2017-01-18 23:22:00
Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA
“Restoring” trust in government. Adhering to the “rule of law.” Giving local officials more influence over federal regulation. Climate change is “not a hoax,”...
Posted: 2017-01-18 19:29:00
The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat
In news that will surprise nobody, 2016 was the hottest year on record. Scientists predicted it at the start of 2016, and after April they were 99 percent certain. Temperature records continued...
Posted: 2017-01-18 17:40:00
2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record
2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping and the third year in a row to take the number one slot, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human...
Posted: 2017-01-18 01:04:00
Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal
During his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the incoming Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels development while disregarding...
Posted: 2017-01-17 17:12:00
Trump Tweeted the Wrong Ivanka. She Gave Him Climate Advice
It’s not very often you get mentioned in a tweet by the president-elect. But that’s exactly what happened to Ivanka Majic, who took the opportunity to tell him to consider the grave...
Posted: 2017-01-16 13:00:00
Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching
By Justin McCurry, The Guardian Almost three-quarters of Japan’s biggest coral reef has died, according to a report that blames its demise on rising sea temperatures caused by global...

Posted: 2017-01-19 20:27:11
Had you asked me 10 years ago, five years ago, or even three years ago whether I could foresee Hugo Boss and Giorgio Armani going fur free, SeaWorld announcing an impending end to live orca performances,...
Posted: 2017-01-19 20:27:07
After what Baron the Rottweiler has been through, you might think he’d hate people. The Michigan Humane Society found Baron on the streets of southwest Detroit after a concerned caller...
Posted: 2017-01-19 19:50:51
Deep learning neural net technologies / ExtremeTech If we want our planet to be able to house 10 billion people and also want to preserve biodiversity in the future, then we need to leverage...
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:47:46
Bernie Sanders Can’t Get Rick Perry To Admit Climate Change Is A Crisis
For at least the third time this week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pressed a nominee of President-elect Donald Trump to admit global warming is a crisis. But Rick Perry, nominated to lead the...
Posted: 2017-01-19 18:44:16
Yes We Did: The Fight For Clean Air And Water, Clean Energy, And The Climate During The Obama Administration
On President Obama’s final day in office, here’s something I’m incredibly thankful for ― our air and water are a lot cleaner and safer than they were eight years ago, and...
Posted: 2017-01-19 17:19:27
Rick Perry No Longer Wants To Get Rid Of The Agency He Now Wants To Lead
WASHINGTON ― Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he no longer wants to eliminate the Cabinet department he now wants to lead. At his confirmation hearing Thursday, Perry said the remarks...
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:58:29
Environmental Markets: Economics Set To Outstrip Political Head Winds
Investors in environmental markets are, understandably, expecting strongheadwinds from a Trump presidency. Candidate Trump campaigned as a pro-coal, climate change skeptic. His proposed cabinet...
Posted: 2017-01-19 16:35:44
Rick Perry Vows To Protect All Scientists At Energy Department, Even Climate Researchers
President-elect Donald Trump has filled his Cabinet with nominees who are openly hostile to science. He picked a budget director who questions the usefulness of government-funded research....
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:41:55
Donald Trump Cabinet Picks Steven Mnuchin And Rick Perry Face Confirmation Hearings
Two more of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks face questions today on Capitol Hill. Former Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s pick for treasury secretary,...
Posted: 2017-01-19 14:29:09
This New Shampoo Will Clean Your Hair — And The Oceans
If you don’t like lifeless hair, dandruff on your shoulders and plastics in your ocean, you can tackle all three in the shower. Procter & Gamble announced Thursday that its...