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08.05.2014

The purpose of the ExplorOceans Eco-Teach club is to connect students, technology, and environmentalism. During the program, students learned about environmental issues, and created and used state-of-the-art tools to conduct […]

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08.05.2014

CPF’s Learning Gardens Summer Maintenance Interns Students and teachers are almost always excited for summer, but many with a school garden worry about who will care for it in their […]

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08.05.2014

Atlanta joined the “Mountainfilm in Telluride family” in September of 2013 with the launch of Mountainfilm on Tour ATL at The Plaza Theatre. Dedicated to environmental sustainability, Mountainfilm on Tour […]

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07.01.2014

Posted: June 22 By Esha Chhabra from The Ventura Star and Rethink Social Domino’s is now serving school lunches. Yes, that’s right. Sounds abysmal, doesn’t it? It’s called the “smart […]

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06.23.2014

Erin Brockovich was interviewed for I Am Eco Warrior at last year’s gala, where she received the Protector of the Earth award. Erin Brockovich is a consumer advocate and environmental […]

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06.09.2014

Nature Works Everywhere – the youth education program of The Nature Conservancy – has a beautiful new website with new features and tools that make garden education easier. This website […]

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06.05.2014

Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden from One Entertainment Productions on Vimeo. A collaboration of donations made possible a stop action video about our Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden – […]

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06.04.2014

  When Powers Combine Posted: June 2014 By Georgia Trend‘s Susan Percy Laura Turner Seydel, who is Chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation, was inspired by the groundbreaking Captain Planet […]

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05.30.2014

  Captain Planet Foundation is thrilled to announce a $60,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation to support the adaptation and expansion of the CPF Learning Gardens Program for […]

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05.29.2014

  In April, Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden Manager, Kyla Van Deusen, attended the 7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Austin, TX where more than 1,000 attendees spent a […]

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05.29.2014

  This past Spring, the Planeteer Club at Canutillo Elementary School (near El Paso, TX) and their after-school Boys and Girls Club partners completed all phases of the Planeteer Club […]

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05.27.2014

  Congratulations to Tommy Whiteley on being an honored guest at the White House Science Fair! Tommy was the 2012 Rocket21 & CPF “Dream Green” contest winner. The contest invited […]

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05.19.2014

  Monarch butterflies are disappearing. Their caterpillars eat only milkweed plants and loss of milkweed patches, exacerbated by use of herbicides, has contributed to the butterfly’s decline. But students across […]