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The latest news and stories from the next generation of eco-activists:

Toronto Star mention…

Toronto Star mention…

January 5, 2014

Environmentalists have reason for hope in 2014:  As one who teaches environmental studies, I am sometimes tagged as a pessimist, a “prophet of gloom” cheerlessly sprinkling facts of species loss, rainforest destruction, water pollution and runaway climate change. In other words, a professional “wet blanket.” (Definitely someone you think twice about inviting to your next […]

Activism 2.0 – U of T Magazine column

Activism 2.0 – U of T Magazine column

September 12, 2013

I dreamed of a lush, green rainforest. The type you see in a Disney movie with an explosion of flora, orangutans climbing the heights of the jungle and a host of dangerous critters. But on the island of Borneo, where I was campaigning against deforestation, this is a fantasy. I woke from my dream at […]

Losing Nemo – New Short Film

Losing Nemo – New Short Film

August 1, 2013

What will we do when the oceans are empty by 2048? This is the question that provoked a group of artists, animators and activists to combine their talents in producing a film called ‘Losing Nemo.’ Dispelling the myth that our oceans are plentiful, Losing Nemo is a six-minute, 3D-animated film about the true state of […]

Testimonials

Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace

“Emily’s works provide a persuasive collection of personal stories by the next generation of environmental activists…the different points of view make her writing important to read!”

Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace
Julia Butterfly Hill

“Her book will break your heart, then inspire you, and hopefully move you into looking at how you can use your life to make a positive difference for the Planet and all the life it sustains – now and for future generations.”

Julia Butterfly Hill
Bill McKibben, 350.org

“Emily makes absolutely clear that youth are out there in force, trying every creative tactic they can think of to safeguard the planet on which they will live out their lives. The only question is if the rest of us will follow their lead.”

Bill McKibben, 350.org
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