I’ll be back in the States through September!!…I DO regret the carbon cost in jet fuel it took to get here. So in the meantime, I’ll try to offset it a bit by sharing with you a few of my favorite organizations that are working hard to make the world a better place for all of us… I thank those putting energy into causes they believe in. Sometimes the world’s problems seem too overwhelming…I don’t even know where to start!!?!?! Until I learn to focus, i keep these words close at heart. :)
“We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.”–Mother Teresa
http://www.350.org/ 350.org wants you to knw why 350 is the most important number in the world…it’s what scientists say is the safe upper limit for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and is working to raise global awareness about climate change and carbon levels and what we can do about it…
http://www.algalita.org/index.php Algalita Marine Research Foundation–An organization dedicated to researching and making us aware of the impact of plastic in our oceans.
http://www.s4cglobal.org/ Surfers for Cetaceans–A human voice for and defender of cetaceans worldwide…
http://www.saveourseas.org/saveourseas/aloha.html Save Ous Seas–Hawaii-based organization where fish huggers and fish hunters unite…what a miracle!
http://www.savethewaves.org/ Save the Waves Coalition–Protecting surf breaks and fighting for our oceans worldwide.
http://www.reefcheck.org/ Reef Check is am incredible network of divers and scientists around the world turning their passion for the reefs into a way to preserve, protect, and monitor them.
http://rozsavage.com/ Roz Savage is rowing around the world…seriously. An amazing woman and eco-hero!
http://www.surfaidinternational.org SurfAid International is an organization dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering through community-based health programs. What we surfers forget sometimes is that we are out playing in the sea while most of the world struggles to make it though each day…
http://www.survivalinternational.org/ A movement for tribal peoples. Save culture. Save diversity. Learn from and cherish the peoples who remember how to live in balance with our environment.
http://www.onepercentfortheplanet.org/en/ Businesses that give 1% of their profits to causes for the Earth, giving opens the door to receiving!!
And when the doom and gloom gets to you…sing along with this guy and you’ll surely feel better!
Also, please send suggestions of other groups doing good things I should know about, good quotes, or good You Tube videos that I should see on while in the land of information!