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Green Our Planet, Three Square and CCSD Launch First STEM Garden Lessons Created for State of Nevada

Green Our Planet, Three Square and CCSD Launch First STEM Garden Lessons Created for State of Nevada

Las Vegas—Two nonprofit organizations along with the Clark County School District (CCSD) launched the first ever kindergarten through fifth grade (K-5) school garden lessons on Wednesday, Oct 22nd, during an event attended by more than eighty Clark County School District teachers, administrators, donors, and sponsors at John S Park Elementary School in downtown Las ...

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School Garden Conference in Las Vegas Largest Held in Nevada

School Garden Conference in Las Vegas Largest Held in Nevada

School Garden Conference showcased growing city-wide school garden movement, spearheaded by local nonprofit based at The Innevation Center at Switch

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 16, 2015) – Green Our Planet (GOP), organizer of one of the nation’s fastest growing outdoor garden classroom programs, held its 2nd Annual School Garden Conference for Nevada educators at The ...

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Free Crowdfunding Org Wins CEA Award

Free Crowdfunding Org Wins CEA Award

January 7, 2015

LAS VEGAS, NV --- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has awarded a $65,000 grant to a unique free crowdfunding organization, Green Our Planet, which has just launched nationally. Green Our Planet (www.greenourplanet.org) is unusual in that it is a conservation organization founded by two Emmy-winning documentary filmmakers and also runs ...

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Green Our Planet Co-Founders Ciara Byrne & Kim MacQuarrie

Green Our Planet Co-Founders Ciara Byrne & Kim MacQuarrie

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Desert Gem: Ciara Byrne and Kim MacQuarrie

Emmy Award Winning Filmmakers Create a Nourishing Legacy in Las Vegas by Founding the Nonprofit, Green Our Planet

By Marsala Rypka

Luxury Las Vegas, May 2015

Kim MacQuarrie, an Emmy-award-winning documentary filmmaker, and his life partner, Ciara Byrne, have always been interested in exploring different ...

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Green Our Planet, Three Square & American Honda Foundation Team Up To Train CCSD Teachers in School Gardens

Green Our Planet, Three Square & American Honda Foundation Team Up To  Train CCSD Teachers in  School Gardens

On August 18 and 19th, several dozen Clark County School teachers received training from LifeLab of California in how to teach students in newly-installed Outdoor Garden Classrooms at their schools. The training session was organized by Green Our Planet, using proceeds from a 2014 grant from the American Honda Foundation. 24 teachers from 24 different ...

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Scientists Sound Alarm that Climate Change is Real

Scientists Sound Alarm that Climate Change is Real

Mario J. Molina, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on understanding the depletion of the ozone layer, backs a stark new report on climate change.

NYT

March 18, 2014

Early in his career, a scientist named Mario J. Molina was pulled into seemingly obscure research about strange chemicals being ...

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Green Our Planet & Three Square Win American Honda Foundation Grant To Improve Science And Math Education In Las Vegas Schools

Green Our Planet & Three Square Win American Honda Foundation Grant To Improve Science And Math Education In Las Vegas Schools

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March 5, 2014

By Shaun Pink

LAS VEGAS, NV --- In a city where the local school district has some of the worst test scores in the nation and where high school graduation rates are 47th out of 50 states, a pair of nonprofit organizations have been awarded a grant from the ...

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Green Crowdfunding Site Would Have Saved Coolest Cooler Project $664,261

Green Crowdfunding Site Would Have Saved Coolest Cooler Project $664,261

Thirty-nine-year-old Ryan Grepper’s first attempt to crowdfund his record-breaking Coolest Cooler idea on Kickstarter.com initially landed him not the thirteen million dollars he recently raised—but not even a single cent. In 2013, Grepper launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund his initial souped-up beach cooler idea and selected a campaign target of $125 ...

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UN Panel Issues Stark Warning on Climate Change: Worst Is Yet to Come

UN Panel Issues Stark Warning on Climate Change: Worst Is Yet to Come

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

NYT
March 30, 2014

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control ...

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Student-Run Farmers Markets: Green Our Planet and Whole Foods Lend a Hand

Student-Run Farmers Markets: Green Our Planet and Whole Foods Lend a Hand

By Shaun Pink

LAS VEGAS--Shoppers who lined up in droves for the first ever student-run farmers markets outside of Whole Foods Market in Henderson, Nevada last May had no idea that the most interesting items on display were not the vegetables—but the 9-year-old students running the farmers markets—selling vegetables they had grown themselves ...

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