Working with research, policy, consumer and grassroots organizations, GRACE promotes and helps develop community based production and consumption of food, water and energy.Creating innovative awareness campaigns, GRACE advocates for economically and environmentally sound alternatives to practices that are harmful to the ecosystem and public health.
When it comes to climate change and the ocean, we often think of the impacts to water temperature, sea level rise and coastal storms. However, Dr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University calls ocean acidification a "game-changer in the way we think about how climate change can affect the functioning of our oceans."
In an interview with GRACE Program Director Kyle Rabin, Dr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University answers the question: What did you want to be when you were growing up and how did you get started in your field of work?
In an interview with GRACE Program Director Kyle Rabin, Dr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University answers the question: Why is it important for people everywhere to know the source of their drinking water supply?
An animated video based on the book "Cultivating the Web: High Tech Tools for the Sustainable Food Movement" featuring the voices of Bill McKibben, Marissa Guggiana, Temra Costa, Allison Radecki, Simon Huntley, Tim Schlitzer, Chelsea DeWitt, Bonnie Azab Powell, Kerry Trueman, Tom Philpott, Joan Gussow, Destin Joy Layne, Anya Fernald and Severine von Tscharner-Fleming. The book investigates the best and brightest ways that good food advocates are leveraging the internet to generate social chang...
Highlights from Stop the Frack Attack, a rally and march held on July 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C. by thousands of opponents of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Brief excerpts included from remarks by Josh Fox (GASLAND) and Bill McKibben (director and founder of 350.org), as well as participants from all over the U.S.
For decades, aging power plants on Long Island have killed and injured billions of fish, larvae and eggs, harming marine ecosystems and the businesses that depend on them. In this slideshow three residents share what Long Island's marine waters mean to them and the community they live in; as well as their thoughts on the impact that old power plants have had on the marine environment.
Do you know where your water comes from? That was the question posed to Long Islanders for a new video produced by the GRACE Communications Foundation. Consider this video a first step towards engaging Long Island residents about the Long Island Aquifer System and providing ideas about how they can be better stewards of this vital resource.
Feeding the planet sustainably is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. In his keynote speech at the Future of Food conference, HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, sounded the alarm for an earth on the brink of agricultural disaster. onthefutureoffood.org