sustainability

Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman Screening & Green Prize Awards Photos

Published: 
Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:15pm

Thank you for attending the Environmental Documentary Screening of Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman & Green Prize Awards!

The Green Prize is a book award, presented by Santa Monica's Public Library and the Office of Sustainability and the Environment. In 2007, the Green Prize was created in order to recognize the authors, illustrators, photographers and publishers whose goal is to broaden the public's awareness of sustainability. Both adult and children's books are honored. To date, the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature has recognized over a hundred titles. 

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Malibu bans restaurants from giving out plastic straws, stirrers and utensils

Published: 
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:02pm

During every visit to the beach, Sheila Morovati, her husband and their two kids each pick up at least 10 pieces of trash. Almost always, every item is made of plastic: straws, bottle caps, lids, forks.

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Is Southern California's 'dockless' electric scooter fad a public safety hazard?

Published: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 (All day)

As Southern California continues to embrace ‘dockless’ bike sharing, a new player in the app-based mobility market has picked up considerable momentum — electric scooters.

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Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for It

Published: 
Thu, 03/01/2018 (All day)

At the rugged eastern edge of Sonoma County, where new homes have been creeping into the wilderness for decades, Derek Webb barely managed to save his ranch-style resort from the raging fire that swept through the area last October. 

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Humanity will need to make some drastic changes if it wants to keep the 'good life' going

Published: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 (All day)

Bad news, Earthlings: It may be possible for everyone on the planet to live a "good" life. It may also be possible for humans to live within their environmental means.