International Conference and Festival for Youth-Led Climate Action
I am very pleased to report that I recently presented at the POP (Protect Our Planet) International Conference and Festival on Climate Change which was held in Mexico during August 19-20, 2019. Here is more about the event: We are very privileged to collaborate in this festival with several partners in Mexico as well as […]
OMG Wins 2018 Energy Globe Award
We are so excited to announce that Olivia and Carter have just been announced as the winners in the Energy Globe Awards for their global OneLessStraw Campaign. Carter and Olivia have just been announced as the winners of the Energy Globe World Awards 2018. The event was earlier this month in Iran and televised worldwide. […]
Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds
This is so sad. Please read this article from The Guardian and share with others: The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington Mon 29 Oct 2018 20.01 EDTLast modified on Wed 31 Oct 2018 12.53 EDT Cattle in the Amazon rainforest. Photograph: Michael Nichols/National […]
A journey into the world of Pangolins
Long Tong Tales – A journey into the world of Pangolins by our friends at Fossick Project. Please share: Fossick Project aims to produce artistic performances about the relationship between men and nature to suggest a reflection on environmental issues and raise awareness about urgent causes. Illustrator Cecilia Valagussa and singer-songwriter Marta del Grandi met in Belgium in 2013, while […]
Pangolin Education in Nepal
We wanted to share this amazing story with you from our friend and OMG Board Member Louise Fletcher who besides being our Asian pangolin expert, is also an accomplished artist and full time teacher in the UK, yet her passion for saving pangolins drivers her to take every free moment she can to travel to […]
Kid Power!!! Last week we taught our weeklong Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum at Jackson Elementary School in Atlanta and we included our OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign. All 600 students signed the pledge and also asked their parents to consider signing as well. One students in particular (Preston Hill) took our campaign to the next level […]
World Wildlife Day Presentation
OMG partnered with CITES to participate in their World Wildlife Day event. We hosted several school outreach programs which allowed students to learn about pangolins and express their thoughts via art. CITES invited Carter to come and address the UN in New York during the event and to help the UN and all it’s members […]
Global Pangolin Awareness Art Campaign
To commemorate the 2017 World Pangolin Day, Olivia and Carter teamed up with renowned Asian pangolin expert and acclaimed artist Louise Fletcher from the UK and launched their year-long Pangolin Awareness Art Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to use education as a vehicle for change by educating as many people around the world […]
Straw Wars Strikes Back
We recently partnered with an amazing organization in the Philippines called “Straw Wars Philippines” who we are also adding to our OMG advisory board for the region. Check out the three resorts they just signed up for the OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign. Each one agrees to only hand out straws upon request: Atmosphere Resort and Spa […]
Venkman’s Goes Strawless ;-)
Olivia and Carter are pleased to introduce you to one of the latest restaurants to join the OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign. Atlanta’s very own Venkman’s Restaurant.
One of those special people that Olivia and Carter have been working with in Louise Fletcher. Louise lives in the UK but travels frequently to Asia where she works tirelessly on finding ways to save pangolins.
OMG presents TED to Wesley International Academy
You see, here’s the Problem; The U.S. government in 20?? Estimated that over 50,000 endangered and threatened sea turtles are needlessly being killed every year by certain shrimp trawl fishing boats in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign
Our Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign is designed to get people from all over the world to learn about the issues and show their support by writing letters addressed to the new Indonesian President asking him to please take a strong stand for Orangutan and help us save them for future generations.
Saving Sea Turtles with the help of ‘TED’ and President Obama
Who is TED you say? Well TED is not a person but a nifty device invented to help save sea turtles from getting caught in shrimping nets and drowning. TED stands for Turtle Excluder Device and it is probably one of the sea turtles best friends in the world. What’s a Turtle Excluder Device (TED)? […]
Sophia Academy Features OMG “Plastic Awareness Week” Program
On the first day our two young founders attended the opening ceremonies and even gave a full presentation to the entire student body along with faculty and staff. The main message they have for the students is to show everyone that “Anybody Can Make A Difference”.