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Parvati Magazine spoke with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, the Youth Director for Earth Guardians, a worldwide conservation organization. Still in his teens, he has been an environmental activist for over a decade. Parvati Magazine: You got started with environmental activism when you were six years old. Can you tell us how that happened? Xiuhtezcatl Martinez: I’ve always been super passionate about life and the outdoors. As a young kid I was in nature all the time. My dad raised me in the Aztec/Mexica (Meh-sheeh-kah) tradition and instilled in me that all lifeRead More
In this season of light, the all-volunteer, Canadian not-for-profit organization Parvati.org launches its #UniteByLight viral online campaign. The campaign is in support of MAPS: the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary, an initiative to protect a critical ecosystem that keeps our planet cool. #UniteByLight provides an inspiring and immediate way for people to be part of this positive global movement for a healthy planet. The #UniteByLight campaign invites anyone around the world to sign the MAPS petition at Parvati.org and optionally make a donation of any amount towards the realization of MAPS.Read More
Parvati Magazine interviewed Lindy Weilgart, Scientific Advisor for the International Ocean Noise Coalition, about her research into underwater sound. PARVATI MAGAZINE: As briefly as possible, please describe what the underwater acoustical environment is like to those of us who have no familiarity with this field of study. LINDY WEILGART: The acoustic underwater soundscape is composed of natural sounds like surf noise, wave noise, snapping shrimp, whales, fish grunts, etc. Since the industrial age, however, the noise of shipping, seismic surveys to search for oil and gas under the sea floor,Read More