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Lewis Blaustein

Lew Blaustein writes and edits the GreenSportsBlog, the source for news and commentary about the ever more crowded intersection of sustainability + sports.

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New Nonprofit on Mission to Educate, Coach Athletes to Engage Public on Climate Crisis
New Nonprofit on Mission to Educate, Coach Athletes to Engage Public on Climate Crisis

Marketing and Comms / EcoAthletes, a New York-based nonprofit, launches today to harness the massive power of athletes to influence millions of fans to take action to fight climate change. - 4 years ago

Ekoa: The Wonder Material That Could Help Save the Rainforests
Ekoa: The Wonder Material That Could Help Save the Rainforests

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Merely slowing our rate of deforestation won't cut it if humanity is going to make a dent in climate change — major disruptions are needed. That's where Ekoa comes in. - 4 years ago

‘Good Stuff’ Pop-Up Brings Circular Economy to Life in Manhattan
‘Good Stuff’ Pop-Up Brings Circular Economy to Life in Manhattan

The Next Economy / Can frustration over a broken toaster and a balky vacuum, exacerbated by the sleeplessness that goes with mothering a newborn, catalyze the scaling up of a circular economy for consumer products? - 4 years ago

In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land
In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land

Waste Not / “If we’re going to solve for beach and ocean cleanliness, as well as climate change and ocean acidification — and we certainly have to do it all — then we have to acknowledge that the health of our soil is crucial.” — Dave McLaughlin, Healthy Soils Healthy Seas Rhode Island - 5 years ago

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing: Cross-Sector Partnership a Perfect Storm for Sustainable Sailing
Vestas 11th Hour Racing: Cross-Sector Partnership a Perfect Storm for Sustainable Sailing

Collaboration / Vestas 11th Hour Racing's team director Mark Towill and skipper Charlie Enright take on challenges the way most people layer cold cuts; one on top of the other. The duo and their team are one of seven squads trying to win the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) a nine-month sailing slog, over 45,000 nautical miles, in all sorts of weather; doing so while being the most sustainable team in the race, and working to increase public awareness, concern and action on behalf of ocean health. No problem, right? - 6 years ago

Bard: A Burgeoning Brand in Sustainable Business
Bard: A Burgeoning Brand in Sustainable Business

Leadership / Dr. Eban Goodstein is a contradiction of sorts. Trained in “the dismal science” — economics — Goodstein is an inveterate optimist about the prospects for business to lead the way to a sustainable future, and sooner rather than later. He is turning that optimism into reality as director and founder of the Bard MBA in Sustainability program in New York City. That Goodstein is at the forefront of the sustainable MBA world is not surprising when one considers his career path. - 6 years ago

How 2 Sports Giants Are Racing to Save the World
How 2 Sports Giants Are Racing to Save the World

Cleantech / Meet two racers who share a need to push the envelope - whether the subject is figuring out how to go a few millimeters per second faster than before or preserving endangered species. - 7 years ago