Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Welcome Planet Green - 10linksaday is glad you are on the air!

In celebration of the new television channel, Planet Green, we wanted to bring you our next installment of going green with 10 links a day. Thanks to Planet Green, (the newest channel from the Discovery family) here are 10 ways to give back - (with green being the common denominator)

Giving back is a great way to connect with nature or people. Whether you've got time or money to give, these organizations (many of which are Planet Green's NGO partners) are great places to share the love.

Today's 10linksaday: GIVE (Green)

  1. Kiva
    Kiva connects everyday people to entrepreneurs in the developing world who need micro-loans. A small investment from you can make a world of difference.

  2. Seva Foundation
    Working in 10 countries, the foundation provides financial resources and technical expertise to help communities build sustainable solutions to poverty and disease.

  3. Freecycle
    One person's trash is another's treasure. Give and get great free stuff from people in your local area with this awesome website.

  4. Volunteer Match
    Looking for a great place to volunteer? This is the perfect place to get started.

  5. Ashoka
    A global community of social entrepreneurs who create solutions for critical world issues, and inspire citizens to take action.

  6. Earth Pledge
    Works with businesses, communities and the government to cost-effectively implement sustainable practices.

  7. Earth Watch Institute
    Puts scientific field research into the hands of the people-to educate and enact social and environmental change.

  8. Environmental Media Association
    Promotes environmental awareness by leveraging the entertainment industry.

  9. Global Green
    Founded by President Gorbachev, Global Green seeks to resolve problems with climate change, weapons of mass destruction, and clean drinking water.

  10. Global Inheritance Uses fresh and inventive campaigns to make activism and progressive social change appealing to today's younger generation.

  11. National Wildlife Federation
    Encourages Americans to protect wildlife by confronting global warming and restoring natural habitats.

  12. Ocean Conservancy
    Empowers citizens to save the world's oceans through research, education and advocacy.

  13. Oceana
    The largest international ocean advocacy group committed to protecting and restoring the world's oceans and its inhabitants.
Click here for the longer version of the original post from Planet Green's website and don't forget to give back to Planet Earth!

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