For Immediate Release
New “Pulso Verde” Blog Brings Diverse Environmental Voices to Latino Audience
SAN FRANCISCO - A new Spanish-language blog – Pulso Verde
– covering a wide range of environmental topics of importance to
Latinos launched today. The blog is a key initiative by La Onda Verde
of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to highlight diverse
environmental voices within the Latino community.
new forum allows us to present a different perspective on environmental
issues that affect us all,” said Adrianna Quintero, director of La Onda Verde
of NRDC. “We are fortunate to have the support of world-known
academics, experts in their field and artists such as Cristian de la
Fuente, Beto Cuevas, and Jesse & Joy, who share a real commitment
to improve our planet.”
Blogs by Cristian, Beto, and Jesse & Joy will appear regularly on Pulso Verde
along with those of global experts, and NRDC scientists and experts.
Topics will include, global warming, green jobs, protecting the last
wild places in the Americas, oceans protection, and public health,
the popular show host for “Viva el Sueno” and former participant on
“Dancing with the Stars,” has already blogged on the importance of
investment in renewable energy for all workers and for Hispanics in
particular, as we create a clean-energy economy.
Beto, former lead singer of Chilean rock band La Ley who recently
released the album Miedo Escenico, has written about the importance of
protecting the Chilean Patagonia, one of the last natural wonders
located in the Western Hemisphere. Likewise, Jesse & Joy, the young
Mexican duo who won a Latin Grammy in 2007 and just released their new
album Electric, describe how individuals can combat global warming.
The launch of Pulso Verde coincides with the new redesign of La Onda Verde
Web site, which provides more up to date content and improved
navigation for users and allows people to take action on various
environmental issues through La Onda Verde, twitter: @ laondaverde and Facebook.
Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization
of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to
protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has
1.2 million members and online activists, served from offices in New
York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Beijing.
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The Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online activists, served from offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Beijing.