Straw Wars Strikes Back

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 […]

Northwood Elementary Hosts OMG Plastic & Recycling Awareness Week

Northwood Elementary Hosts OMG Plastic & Recycling Awareness Week

We were very excited last month when the over 700 students at Northwood Elementary school in Roswell GA participated in our week-long Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum!

SODA-POP Public Awareness Rally

SODA-POP Public Awareness Rally

Did you know that BOEM’s (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) draft 5-year program estimates that only 550 million barrels of oil are available off the South Atlantic Coast? Why should we be drilling for oil when we know how limited the supply is off our waters. Haven’t we had enough of the oil industries “Drill, Spill and Repeat” practices?

OMG/Novelis Recycling Awareness Curriculum Update

OMG/Novelis Recycling Awareness Curriculum Update

Since launching our Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum, we continue to get schools and community organizations around the world expressing interest in adding our program to their educational offerings.

Plastic Awareness Coalition

Plastic Awareness Coalition

Did you know that over 1-million birds and over 100,000 marine animals die each year from ingesting plastic. Sea Turtles and Sea Birds often mistake plastic bags floating in the oceans and on the beaches as jellyfish and end up dying from eating them. When we learned these facts and many more, we decided to launch our “Plastic Awareness Coalition”.

OMG Founders Meet with Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy

OMG Founders Meet with Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy

OMG has partnered with the folks at TerraMar and Jason Learning in an effort to ensure our curriculum is made available to the largest student audience possible.

Inaugural “Our Oceans” Conference at the US State Department

“Whether you live on the coast or hours from the closest beach, we all depend on the ocean. The ocean is critical to maintaining life on Earth, contributing to our livelihoods and our well-being. It regulates our climate and weather…

OMG Founders Meet with Chick-fil-A

OMG Founders Meet with Chick-fil-A

Did you know, in the US, we throw away over 500 million plastic straws every day? Learn how the OMG kids are helping to reduce plastic waste by working with corporations such as Chick-fil-A.

NPR Radio Interview

NPR Radio Interview

Recently Olivia and Carter were invited to WABE/90.1 FM where they were interviewed by their Morning Host Steve Goss.

OMG Founders on the Steve Harvey Show

OMG Founders on the Steve Harvey Show

Meet two extraordinary kids who are making a difference in the lives of endangered animals around the world – they’re Steve’s latest “Harvey’s Heroes”!

Northwood Elementary School Attempts To Set A World Record To Save Rhinos

Northwood Elementary School Attempts To Set A World Record To Save Rhinos

The students at Northwood Elementary will be attempting to break the current world record by creating the worlds largets human animal sculpture.

OMG Founders Present at the Shandon United Methodist Church

OMG Founders Present at the Shandon United Methodist Church

Olivia and Carter were invited to speak at Shandon UMC in Columbia SC over the weekend and we had an amazing group of almost 200 church members join our presentation. The kids delivered a message to the congregation about the need for everyone to get involved with caring for ALL of God’s creations.

Lewa Matunda

Posted on Aug 18, 2012 in Articles, Conservation Partnerships, OMG News
Lewa Matunda

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, or Lewa, focuses on protecting endangered species, like rhinos, and making sure that surrounding communities benefit from helping to protect the wildlife and ecosystems

OMG Founders Speak at the 2012 Caring for Creation Conference

OMG Founders Speak at the 2012 Caring for Creation Conference

The event offered over 20 workshops on topics such as “A Biblical Theological Foundation for Creation Care” to “Faith Principles of Creation Care” and, of course, our specialty “Environmental Stewardship”.

OMG Founders Present to the St. Paul UMC in SC

OMG Founders Present to the St. Paul UMC in SC

OMG’s message to the congregation is one of hope. We outline why each church community should reevaluate their current program offerings to ensure we are all focusing on the fact that as stewards of God’s creations it is up to use to protect the earth and all He has given to us.