Asher Jay brings us “Hope from the Brink”

Sometimes I feel like I am one of the luckiest people on the planet, and today is one of those days because I had the great pleasure of interviewing someone very special. Her name is Asher Jay and she is an exceptional writer, speaker, artist, and changemaker—not to mention one of the most down-to-earth people I’ve met. Her artwork can be seen all over the … Continue reading Asher Jay brings us “Hope from the Brink”

Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign

Did you know that orangutans share 96% the same DNA as you and me? That’s right, they are almost identical to us and yet we (as a whole) give little thought to what is happening to them and or what we as humans are doing to drive the species to the brink of extinction. Today I want to devote my article to orangutans. Before I … Continue reading Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign

Monkey Bridges For Everyone

Recently, while we were speaking at a conference in Costa Rica, we met an amazing young lady who is working on a cool project with the Kids Saving The Rainforest organization. (You may remember the story we did on them a few weeks ago called Kids Saving The Rainforest!) Anyway, Katra Laidlaw has been working on the Monkey Bridge Project for the last four months. … Continue reading Monkey Bridges For Everyone

Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway

Today’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which is a private family foundation created to honor the legacy of Ray Anderson. You see, … Continue reading Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway

How Can Planting a Tree Save an Orangutan?

How can planting a tree save an orangutan? That is the same question we asked our friends at Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) when we heard about their Tree Planting Project—and the answer will amaze you. Below is a great explanation  from Barbara Bichler, director of School Projects for BOS in Germany: Located in the Indonesian part of central Borneo, Mawas is an area of 309,000 hectares—twice … Continue reading How Can Planting a Tree Save an Orangutan?