We can’t truly be healthy on a planet that is not healthy. The air we breath, the water we drink and the land on which we walk and grow our food are all resources that we must conserve and protect. We’re working to spread wellness not only to people, but to the whole planet. Here is a list of some of our favorite groups that are working to do the same.
GSN is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting sustainability in and through the spa and wellness industry. The organization's mission is to promote the vital connections between personal well being, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with its membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is setting the standard for social and environmental sustainability in the industry. For more information, visit www.greenspanetwork.org.
Environmental Working Group empowers people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. EWG drives consumer choice and civic action with breakthrough research and an informed public. Their publications such as “EWG’s Guide To Healthy Cleaning” and “Skin Deep Guide To Cosmetics” have revolutionized consumer awareness about chemicals that come in contact with human beings in daily life.
350.org is building a global climate movement. Their online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm.
Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads united against air pollution – including the urgent crisis of our changing climate – to protect our children’s health. They arm members with reliable information and solutions through online resources, articles, action tools and on-the-ground events.
A guide to living a more sustainable life, Mother Earth News gives tips and ideas on ways you can apply your dedication to the environment to every day living. From fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to growing fresh, natural produce at home, home canning, organic pest control, and healthy eating, it is the “original guide to living wisely.”
Since 1951 The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. It accomplishes these goals by using a non-confrontational, collaborative approach while working with governments, local non-profits, corporations, partners and individuals.
NRDC is the one of the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals. They work with businesses, elected leaders, and community groups on the biggest issues we face today. Some of their priorities include curbing global warming and creating a clean energy future, reviving the world’s oceans, preventing pollution ensuring safe and sufficient water and fostering sustainable communities.
Friends of the Earth, as an outspoken leader in the environmental and progressive communities, seeks to change the perception of the public, media and policy makers -- and effect policy change -- with hard-hitting, well-reasoned policy analysis and advocacy campaigns that describe what needs to be done, rather than what is seen as politically feasible or politically correct.