School Habitat Design

Grantee: Edison High School, Academy of Sustainability at Edison – Huntington Beach, CA / 2017Project Title: Edison Habitat Design ProjectGrant Type: ecoSolution Description: Edison High School students are repairing their campus’s ecosystem, one habitat design at a time! The Academy of Sustainability noticed that there were several plants that do not naturally grow in their coastal … Read more

Captain Planet Foundation, a partner of E.O. Wilson’s Half-Earth project, is thrilled to share this great news!

Article by Min Seo Twelve-time Grammy winner Paul Simon announced last month tat he and his band are embarking on a 17-city U.S. summer concert tour, with proceeds to support the Half-Earth Project of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation. Half-Earth is a collaborative effort to conserve half of Earth for all of life, with inspiration … Read more


Article by, Min Seo Captain Planet Foundation and FoodCorps crew members took part in Atlanta’s MLK Day of Service by installing a youth garden in Capitol View Community Garden. After harvesting and cleaning carrots and turnips from the last planting season, the team worked with community volunteers to build youth garden beds and plant them … Read more

5 quick questions with superhero Captain Planet

5 snabba med superhjälten Captain PlanetPosted: November 3By Sapir: Magasin (written in Swedish) Translation:5 quick questions with superhero Captain Planet 1. Who are you, Captain Planet? I am the world’s first eco-hero.  I was an idea conceived by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle, and in 1990, I was first broadcast on Saturday morning cartoons. Ultimately, It was … Read more

A group of third, fourth and fifth-grade students gather to listen for frogs

CPF grantee Pine Valley Elementary School’s Frog Watch USA group was featured in Excerpt from article: It was a balmy evening in March when roughly 75 people—most of them third, fourth and fifth-grade students—gathered at the parking lot of a city park in Wilmington, N.C. The group’s energy was electric as the sun went … Read more

25th Anniversary Benefit Gala Recap

View photos from the spectacular night. Videos:HRH Prince Charles – Exemplar Award (accepting by video) Tony Juniper – accepting the Exemplar Award on behalf of HRH Prince Charles E.O. Wilson – Exemplar Award Ian Somerhalder – Superhero for Earth Award Hannah Testa – Youth Superhero for Earth Award Xiuhtezcatl Martinez – Youth Superhero for Earth … Read more

Former CPF FoodCorps Service Member Lauren Ladov, Featured in National Geographic

Water and Life LessonsPosted: December 13By National Geographic Online Dear Educators, Let’s Talk Water Have you and your students experimented with sprouting seeds in the classroom? Set up two growing stations with soil and seed. See what happens when one stations is watered and one is not. From your experiments, you’ll find that water triggers life. … Read more

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc

two young students swimming with snorkels and wetsuits in river

Grantee: Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc. – Elkins, West VirginiaProject Title: Watershed awareness through youth snorkeling events on the Monongahela Nati Description: Schools in rural areas lack strong connections with outdoor programs and do not have the necessary equipment or capacities to engage in such activities. In the Central Appalachians, small towns and communities are intertwined … Read more