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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Spread Green Messaging

How to Use Social Media to Spread Green Messaging   Whether you're a social media phenom like EMA Board Members Karrueche Tran and Joey Graceffa or just use it to stay in touch with friends and family, your social platforms can be a tool to encourage green living. Let's be honest, we all spend way too much time staring at our devices, too afraid we'll miss something if we look away. Though we encourage people to put down their devices from time to time and get outside, we...

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These 10 Celebrity Environmental Quotes Will Motivate You to Take Action

THESE TEN CELEBRITY QUOTES ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT WILL MOTIVATE YOU TO TAKE ACTION EMA is all about using the power and influence of celebrities to bring attention to environmental issues and inspire people to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Why? Because people listen to celebrities. Below are ten celebrity environmental quotes to motivate you to take action! ROBERT REDFORD “I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?” MARION...

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7 Ways to Be Green in 2017

Go Green in 2017 With These 7 Environmental Tips There have been plenty of articles about how bad 2016 was and how uncertain the New Year will be, which is why we want to take a different approach. If you're anything like us, then you started 2017 with a burning urge to take action. Yes, a lot of things went wrong in 2016, but a lot of successful protests, initiatives, and actions went right. We need to be louder, smarter, and more open than ever if...

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Guest Post: 4 Best Ways to Green Your Closet

THE 4 BEST WAYS TO GREEN YOUR CLOSET By Marci Zaroff The average American consumer throws away 70 pounds of clothing every year, according to EPA estimates. The shift towards an eco-friendly world can start with your wardrobe, so this holiday season, challenge yourself to take a different approach when it comes to your shopping. Below are four creative ways to green your closet: 1. Buy certified organic apparel 84% of Americans buy organic food at least occasionally, yet the organic movement doesn’t always come to mind when it comes...

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Join EMA Board Member Daryl Hannah and the South Central Farmers at LA City Hall

Civic Leaders and Celebrities Join Forces to Call for the Restoration of the South Central Farm. LA Planning Commission will hear appeal to deny approval of PIMA's Final EIR for warehouse construction at 8:30 am Thursday, November 10, 2016 Dozens of celebrities joined together at the recent Environmental Media Awards on the back lot of Warner Brothers Studios for the #BringBackSouthCentralFarm social media hashtag campaign in support of renewed efforts to restore the South Central Farm. Nicole Richie, Ian Somerhalder, Shailene Woodley, Van Jones, Ed Begley Jr.,...

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Food Choices That Make a Difference by Erica Wohldmann, Ph.D.

Food Choices That Make a Difference Erica Wohldmann, Ph.D. People often feel powerless when it comes to large-scale social change. That’s because, in many situations, we are. For example, we rely almost entirely on our elected officials and industry leaders to act on our behalf when it comes to large-scale systems such as energy, transportation, and education. Typically, our involvement is limited to writing letters, signing petitions, and attending meetings in hopes that our voices are heard and listened to. Occasionally, our actions are effective at the...

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Life Without Plastic is Easier (and More Fun) Than Ever!

Life Without Plastic is Easier (and More Fun) Than Ever! By Erica L. Wohldmann, Ph.D. Fifty percent of the plastic we use is used JUST ONCE before it’s tossed away!  Living with less plastic can be especially hard for busy parents who often have to choose between convenience and environmental responsibility.  Sometimes the solution is as simple as keeping a stash of reusable water bottles around—a couple for the car and a few for the house. Other times, it takes a little more planning, but waste-free living...

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2016 EMA Awards: Full List of Nominees

Announcing the Nominees for the 2016 EMA Awards Last year's EMA Awards were a massive hit! With over one billion media impressions, we got a wide audience thinking and talking about environmental issues and solutions. This year we are setting the bar even higher by focusing on younger generations, families, and people who don't necessarily consider themselves environmentalists but want to live in a more sustainable and healthy world. The good news is that the Awards are only a month away. The even better news is that...

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2016 EMA Awards: Feature Film Nominees

Announcing the Nominees for Best Feature for the 2016 EMA Awards This year's nominees for Best Feature are a perfect example of the wide spectrum of environmental messaging EMA champions. From the head-on examination of GMOs in "Consumed" to the subtle messaging of "The Revenant", all three films showcase the different ways Hollywood introduces important environmental issues to a wide audience. Want to support a great cause and join Hollywood's leading green celebrities, activists, and innovators for a night under the stars at Warner Bros. Studios? Get...

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2016 EMA Awards: Best Documentary Film

Announcing the Nominees for Best Documentary Film for the 2016 EMA Awards Every year we're spoiled with many great documentaries, but 2016 is looking to be exceptional. All three documentaries nominated this year tackle issues that are urgent. Our nominees pull the fire alarm and let people know that these problems aren't coming, they're already here. From climate change to species collapse, these three documentaries are must see not just for environmentalists, but every person on this planet. Please join us as we honor our nominees at...