The World Needs More Community Gardens – Here’s Why

As I write this, the community garden plots in my area are mostly full and waiting lists are one of the only ways to get in. There are about five total gardens that are within a bikeable distance of where I live, but all of them have been filled up by other interested people. This…

Is Chicago’s Green River Really All That Green?

The month is March, and It’s about that time of year where the city of Chicago, Illinois dyes their river green to celebrate St. Patrick’s day. This tradition seems controversial in the eyes of many, so a main question remains in my mind. Since this practice used to be done with chemicals being dumped into…

‘I Am Greta’ – The Film That Changed My Perspective On Climate

A few weeks ago, I learned about a new documentary on the climate crisis. I’ve seen films about the climate before – Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel, National Geographic’s Before the Flood, and Paris to Pittsburgh. However, this new film had a different impact on me than any of the previous ones that I had…

The Best GLOBR Articles of 2020

The year 2020 will go down in history as one that had major significance on the entire world. The pandemic wasn’t the only event that we’ll look back on, so it’s important to remember what happened during this incredible time. As 2021 comes into view, let’s take the chance to look back at some of…

What Do Black Friday, Cyber Monday, And Climate Change Have In Common?

Just last week, Black Friday once again took place in stores all over. Before the pandemic, lines of people stretching throughout the store were common, and even during COVID-19, people still go out to shop for things that they don’t really need. Today, Cyber Monday, will likely see even more people going online to shop…

How The Ocean Cleanup Is Funding Its Mission With Sunglasses

Today might have seemed like a normal day for you. In fact, it probably seemed like a normal day for a lot of people. However, today was a little different. Today, The Ocean Cleanup announced its plan on how they are going to fund their mission of cleaning the world’s oceans of plastic pollution. Interestingly…

Introducing The Dear Earth Challenge

In these times of difficulty, we all probably have more time on our hands than we anticipated going in to this work from home and online schooling type of environment. These means more time to be creative, go outside, and introduce ourselves to new adventures. That’s why GLOBR is taking advantage of all this time…

This Is One Of The Biggest Environmental Stories Of 2020…

In case you haven’t heard already, one of the big environmental stories right now is about the island nation of Mauritius, a country located just off of the coast of Madagascar. For the months of July and August, it has been written about in multiple major news networks mostly because of one specific reason. This…