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How ‘Captain Planet’ Turned Kids Green Posted: August 18 By Jake Rossen / Mental Floss Sometime in the late 1980s, Ted Turner came to a conclusion about Scooby-Doo: It didn’t have […]

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Nature Gen Recent Trail Activities Posted: July 7 By Blue Ridge Leader Thanks to a grant funded in part by the Captain Planet Foundation, The Nature Generation, along with Boy […]

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Talk with Green Guy Posted: June 12 By WGST-AM/iHeartRadio Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director, Leesa Carter–Jones discusses the history of the Captain Planet Foundation, Barbara Pyle’s leadership, Project Learning Garden, FoodCorps, ecoSTEM Resource […]

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Summer care for school gardens Posted: June 16, 2016 By The Atlanta 100   After the last bell rings, who takes care of schools’ community gardens during summer? The staff of […]

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12 ways the arts can encourage climate action Posted: April 25 By Anna Leach   Barbara Pyle, Executive Producer of Captain Planet & the Planeteers and Co-Founder of Captain Planet […]

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Telemundo Atlanta feature about Project Learning Garden and FoodCorps Posted: April 1 By Lara Carolina


Two Way Street:  What’s it Like To Grow up as Ted Turner’s Daughter? Posted: March 12 By Georgia Public Broadcasting Read Article   After we hear from Jim Wallis, we’ll […]


Designing a World Where Environmentalists Win Posted: February 29 By Sarah Stankorb If you’re a millennial, you can probably fill in the rest. While the green-mulleted eco-hero didn’t actually bring […]


Glenlude helps Captain Planet Foundation celebrate 25th Anniversary Posted: February 23 By John Muir Trust   Check out this awesome article highlighting the work of one of our grantees, John […]

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We’re excited to be a recipient of The Aetna Foundation’s GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities grant! Great interview with our Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones on Coffee with America.


 ‪The Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE), presented by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, and produced in partnership with the Green Schools National Network, is coming to Pittsburgh March 31-April 1, 2016, […]

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“Let kids be the solution makers in their own world.” -Leesa Carter-Jones Awesome interview by Conn Jackson on his show Get CONNected with Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones! She talks about […]


Melanie Laurent, “visionary” radiant alongside a former companion of Jane Fonda Posted: December 10 By The climate conference (COP 21) continues in full swing in Paris. At 48 hours until the […]