OMG Co-Founder Takes Gap-Year

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 in OMG News, Youth Empowerment
OMG Co-Founder Takes Gap-Year

Well, it’s official, Carter has just graduated from high school and is ready to take on the world.

Upcoming Events for OMG and OneLessStraw

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 in OMG News, OneLessStraw, Youth Empowerment
Upcoming Events for OMG and OneLessStraw

See where OMG and OneLessStraw will be in the coming months.

OMG Partners with Green Planet Straws and is Featured in Regeneration In Action

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 in OMG News, OneLessStraw, Plastic Awareness
OMG Partners with Green Planet Straws and is Featured in Regeneration In Action

In the March 2019 RiA article, Three Steps to Straw Integrity, Elemental Impact (Ei), in partnership with Ei Strategic Ally One More Generation (OMG), announced the Three-Step Straw Initiative (TSSI).

Nat Geo Pangolin Video by Katie Schuler

Nat Geo Pangolin Video by Katie Schuler

Pangolins are the most trafficked mammals on the planet… luckily they have Dr. Mark Ofua on their side 😉

OMG Wins 2018 Energy Globe Award

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. […]

Billions to be gained in coral reef investment, new analysis shows

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 in Climate Change
Billions to be gained in coral reef investment, new analysis shows

New findings released offer a compelling business case for investing in the protection of the world’s coral reefs, with economic benefits stretching into the tens of billions in just over a decade.

Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds

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 […]

How Plastic Production is Contributing to Climate Change

How Plastic Production is Contributing to Climate Change

It’s bad enough that we are producing more plastic than can ever be recycled, now we learned that the plastic that ends up in our oceans is directly contributing to climate change by the production of methane and ethylene… Check out the latest student from PLOS ONE Abstract Mass production of plastics started nearly 70 years ago and […]

A journey into the world of Pangolins

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 […]

Plastic Pollution Guide

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Plastic Awareness Information
Plastic Pollution Guide

Check out this informative guide our friends at SLO Active created on Plastic Pollution. It’s comprehensive, intensely detailing the facts and figures of plastic pollution, the impact on our oceans and marine life, and much more. CLICK HERE TO READ THE GUIDE  

One Less Straw Update Spring 2018

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 in Environmental Conservation, OneLessStraw

When Olivia and Carter created the OneLessStraw Campaign, they mapped out a five year roll-out plan. Year one was designed to target the individual user and restaurants. They set out by creating an easy to follow Infographic which highlighted some of the issues caused by our continued mindless use of single up plastic straws. They created an […]

World Pangolin Day 2018

World Pangolin Day 2018

To honor World Pangolin Day 2018, Olivia and Carter teamed up with our friends at Univision and created this short animated video to help the world learn more about the species and the many threats they face. Please consider sharing this video far and wide.  Please also check out our global Pangolin Awareness Art Campaign […]

The Oceans Are Getting More Acidic…Here’s What You Need To Know

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Climate Change, Ocean Acidification

by John Hawthorne, MoBox Marine Right now, the world is teetering on an abyss of sorts. Scientists, in general, are starting to believe that we’re in the middle of an extinction level event; the sort of catastrophe that wiped the dinosaurs off the planet. What is this traumatic event? What sort of catastrophe are we […]

Pangolin Education in Nepal

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!!!

Posted on May 2, 2017 in Articles, Environmental Conservation, OneLessStraw
Kid Power!!!

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 […]