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The most important message. Dr. Jane Goodall at the International School of Prague

“We have harmed your future. If you believe that, you’re absolutely right. And you may have heard it said, ‘We haven’t inherited our planet from our parents, we’ve borrowed it from our children.’ If you’ve heard that, it’s not true.

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Puerto Rican Parrots Rescued

Wonderful news! The Puerto Rican Parrot was on the brink of extinction–at one point there were only 13 birds left–but thanks to good humans and a captive breeding program, two flocks have been released into the wild and a third flock will be released soon. 9 more words

Human Kindness

Climate Change in 2017

Climate Change in 2017                                                                                            

As a Zen teacher I make a commitment not to cause harm. I am guided by spiritual ethics yet am aware that the current disastrous state of the planet will not bring forth strategic plans of how to fix things. 553 more words


Roots & Shoots

Happy New Year!  I’d like to start the New Year’s post by wishing everyone (including elephants) a peaceful, safe, and healthy 2017.

Here is an uplifting post to begin the year: 202 more words


Meet your heroes

15th of December 2016 was the day I met a person I look up to and whom I have mentioned before in one of my… 490 more words

Χωρίς κατηγορία

Sherwood Park teacher spends three years rescuing chimpanzee from Iraq

His international volunteer experiences started out as a way to make social studies real for students. But Sherwood Park teacher Spencer Sekyer has learned lessons of his own through an unlikely sequence of events that saw him find refuge for a suffering chimpanzee across the planet. 721 more words

Local News

Trip to Japan becomes 'defining memory' for Behrend students

By Steve Orbanek
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

Grace Waldfogle expected Aug. 6 to be a somber day. Not only was it the last day of her trip to Japan as part of a Penn State Behrend embedded course, but it also marked the 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. 618 more words