On International Women’s Day of 2019, Didi Contractor, co-founding Professor Emeritus of the Internship in Vernacular Eco-Architecture at Dharmalaya Institute, was presented with the Nari Shakti Puraskar, India’s highest civilian honor recognizing women who have made great contributions to India. The award was presented by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.
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Handpicked action alerts to help compassionate global citizens stay informed on important global issues and do our part to make a difference. Includes petitions and other calls to action. You, too, can be an action hero by subscribing to the blog so you’ll receive timely notice of action alerts. Kinda like the bat signal, but more energy-efficient.
Earthville Sponsors Benefit for Post-quake Rebuilding in Nepal
On August 28 Earthville and friends are launching the Nepal Earthquake Relief project with a benefit concert to support reconstruction in Nepal.
URGENT: Desmond Tutu Needs Your Help to Stop Genocide in Africa
An urgent message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace
ACTION: Ask US Senators for Prudent Regulation of Monsanto
A majority of US Citizens want mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods, but the US government is letting the fox run the henhouse. You can help!
ACTION: Save the Chimps in Cameroon!
Stop Herakles Farms from destroying a giant swath of rainforest in Cameroon, threatening chimpanzee habitat and the subsistence of Cameroonian farmers.
ACTION: Tell the US FDA: GMOs Are Not “Natural”
Some food companies have begun selling food products that are labeled as “natural” despite the fact that they contain genetically modified (GM) ingredients.
Earthville Music Releases Artistic Response to the Newtown Shootings
Earthville Music releases free single, “Caskets That Small,” as guruzero’s artistic response to the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, CT…
Help Dharmalaya Institute Open Its Doors [UPDATED]
The first building on the new eco-campus of the Dharmalaya Institute is just two steps away from being ready to welcome the public, and Dharmalaya needs your help to reach the finish line. Here are three ways you can help us launch this inspiring project.
Planting the Earthville Orchards: Earthville Establishes Carbon Offset & Green Jobs Program in India
The Earthville Network is pleased to announce the launch of the Earthville Orchards, a win-win-win-win opportunity for conscientious global citizens and responsible businesses to offset their carbon footprints for the year while creating green jobs for Indian villagers, helping to limit erosion of precious mountain topsoil, preserving biodiversity, and contributing to a harvest of a […]
Action Alert: Please Support Earthquake Relief in Tibet
An earthquake of 7.1 magnitude struck the Yushu area of Amdo, the mountainous northeastern region of Tibet (also known as the Qinghai province of China since the 1950s). Please donate to emergency relief efforts today via the American Himalayan Foundation (which has been working in the Yushu region for decades and has teams on the […]