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The Hip Hop Caucus is an organization whose mission is to foster civic engagement among young people on issues of social and economic justice, human rights, the environment, and international peace, so they can attain increased opportunities for themselves and their communities. Their main focus is on meeting young people where they are, by linking cultural expression with social and political experience.
Live Earth is very proud to partner with Walking for Water, a school-based program to raise awareness around World Water Day on March 22nd. Participating students are sponsored by friends and family and commit to walking 6 kilometers (3.73 miles), carrying 6 liters (1.59 gallons) of water in backpacks to raise funds to finance water projects in developing countries that need it most.
In preparation for the walk, teachers and guest lecturers educate the children about the importance of clean water and adequate sanitation in developing countries.
We are proud to highlight the wonderful Friends of Live Earth Run for Water events being planned around the world for April 18, 2010.
The Friends of Live Earth: Run for Water Oklahoma is a weekend festival focusing on water issues, eco-friendliness and “greening” that will be held in the Oklahoma City’s Adventure District in Oklahoma City. The purpose is to bring education and awareness of how precious our natural resources are -- especially water.
Metro Vancouver is promoting the use of the city’s wonderful tap water instead of purchasing the very unecofriendly bottled water. According to officials in the area, Vancouver is hoping to reduce the city’s bottled water consumption by 20% at the end of the year. This is all part of their Tap Water Campaign.
Live Earth has teamed up with Active Networks to offer you free training plans to prepare for the Live Earth Run for Water on April 18th. The beneficial tips are written by Coach Jenny Hadfield and will help you regardless of your current level.
In December, 21-year old Katie Spotz set off on the adventure of a lifetime — a solo row across the Atlantic Ocean! She is now over halfway between Africa and South America. After 2,500 miles and 70-100 days alone at sea, she will become the youngest person ever to row an ocean solo and the first American to row from Africa to South America.
Live Earth has teamed up with Active Networks to offer you free training plans to prepare for the Live Earth Run for Water on April 18th. The beneficial tips are written by Coach Jenny Hadfield and will help you regardless of your current level. These plans are meant to get you ready and in-shape for running or walking the 6K, as well as bring awareness to the global water crisis.
Influenced by her environmental heritage and a passionate interest in the history of mark-making, Nove’s paintings explore the interconnected relationships in nature and, conversely, the underlying disturbances.
We are proud to highlight the wonderful Run for Water events being planned around the world for April 18, 2010.
The Friends of Live Earth: Run for Water Race in Lisbon, Portugal will be a high-level event, helping the Portuguese community to acknowledge the importance of the global water crisis and the steps they can take to help solve it.
On the heels of U.S. President Obama's State of the Union address, the NRDC Action Fund has launched This is Our Moment -- a web video campaign that is urging Congress to pass the first-ever climate and clean energy bill that will break our dependency to foreign oil, reduce carbon pollution, and create thousands of green jobs.
The video campaign features celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, Jason Bateman, Chace Crawford, Felicity Huffman, Justin Long, Edward Norton, Emmy Rossum, Forest Whitaker and more.