Photographer Stefan Bright and his wife Linda captured the energy of Jamaicas Treasure Beach and Caribbean sea and added some “digital design magic” for When my Soul Dreams (above), a photo from Allan Silberhartz international healing art project gallery www.heaventoearth.com. Entitled Bridging Heaven and Earth, the projects mission is to “spread and enliven the vibration of love”. Proceeds from artwork sales benefit the Bridging Foundation and the artists. See the full article here.
Canon recently announced the finalists in its Keepers Competition. We love Little Puppy, Big Kiss in the Once in a Lifetime category. Visit this link and register to vote! By voting and answering one simple question you go into the draw to win a PowerShot SX210 IS, so you can capture Keepers of your own.
Highly acclaimed master photographer Peter Lik is supporting Concern Worldwide’s ongoing Haiti relief efforts. All Peter Lik galleries globally will donate a portion of February sales from Lik’s first 2010 major release, “Tree of Life” (above) to Concern, a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to eliminating extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Hollywood actor Richard Gere is supporting a plan to transform the site of Buddha’s enlightenment into a vegetarian zone to spread the message of peace. Gere hasn’t eaten meat for 30 years. He this week took part in a five-day training session with Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, in the Indian town of Bodhgaya. Photo: AP
Children worldwide are being united through a project that aims to bring awareness to climate change. The Climate Quilt Campaign encourages students to design pledge patches from recycled material, each featuring their promises to preserve the planet’s future. Kids worldwide can have their pledge patch included on the quilt, which was this week shown on Good Morning America (pictured). See www.climatequilt.org.
The Climate Quilt Campaign (www.climatequilt.org), an International initiative created to encourage youth worldwide to get involved with protecting the environment was recently on display at the UN Climate Conference and is now headed back to the US for Earth Day (April 22).
At Al Gore’s book signing in Beverly Hills, it wasn’t the former VP who drew the most attention from onlookers-it was Peta’s sexy Mother Earth who turned heads. The crowd showed Mother Earth all the love she’s not getting from Gore, whose refusal to stop eating meat is getting in the way of his call to go green.
Gore has admitted that going vegan helps save the environment. And the official handbook for Live Earth-the concert series that Gore himself helped organize-states that not eating meat is the “single most effective thing you can do” to curb climate change. So why hasn’t he taken Peta’s effortless Pledge to Be Veg yet? Apparently, the simple, delicious truth is just too inconvenient.
The offical poster from last week’s Paris Ethical Fashion Show. Designers such as Lanvin, Givenchy and Chanel contributed to the eco fashion fiesta, which was a resounding success.
University of Florida Student Amanda Aschenbrenner paints a new pair of TOMS shoes at Style Your Sole, an event to promote sustainability amongst students. Photo: The Independent Florida Alligator