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 […]
Top 11 Environmental Benefits & Reasons For Going Vegan To Save The Planet
Can choosing plants over animal products really decrease your environmental footprint? Some scientists argue that eliminating meat from your diet is the single greatest thing you can do to help the earth.
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 […]
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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.