• Philippines Spotlight: The School

    July 21, 2014

    After Typhoon Yolanda came through Barangay Donghol the school was left in ruin. Portions of the building were destroyed, reliable power and infrastructure failed and almost all supplies and equipment were lost. Along with our partners- Action Humanitarian, Tifie Humanitarian, and Barebones Living- we were able to help get the school back on its feet by donating laptops equipped…

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  • Philippines Spotlight: Gregorio Cuevas

    July 11, 2014

    Guest post by Jon Woozley, Co-Founder/Director of ACTION Humanitarian. As an officer with ACTION Humanitarian we have coordinated numerous relief efforts in the affected areas since the typhoon made landfall in November 2013. I lead our initial response team of medical professionals and reconstruction specialists one week after the typhoon. We focused on medical care and initial demolition of fallen...

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  • Philippines Spotlight: Shelter, Power and Gardens

    July 11, 2014

    After our first trip to the Philippines in January of 2014 we sat down with our partners, Barebones, Tifie and Action Humanitarian, and decided how we could best use our resources to help the people affected by the typhoon. From our assessments on the ground we were able to identify approximately 50 families that could benefit from shelter, power...

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    Solar Life in Africa: Safari and Kilimanjaro

    July 7, 2014

    Guest post by: Goal Zero employee Sterling Robison. Visiting Africa had always been a dream of mine, but one which always seemed out of reach enough that it remained firmly in the “someday” category. It wasn’t until last year that we finally posed the question: if not now, when? Fast forward to the final week of May…

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  • The Van Life: Travis Burke

    June 25, 2014

    Traveling to remote locations, hiking for hours, hanging from a 500 foot bridge, living in a van for months on end and staying up all night to get a shot are all a regular part of Travis Burke’s life. He is an outdoor and adventure photographer who’s worked with the biggest names in action sports.

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    #SolarDay Instagram Contest Winners

    June 23, 2014

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    The History of Solar

    June 19, 2014

    Solar power, as we know it, has been around longer than most of us realize. The sun has been at the center of religions, cultures and life since the beginning. It wasn’t until 1839 that a physicist by the name of Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel first observed the photovoltaic effect…

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  • Pursuit of Passion: Mike Libecki

    June 13, 2014

    Passion for adventure is contagious and the more you’re exposed to the outdoor lifestyle the more it gets in your blood. Nobody knows this more than Goal Zero Ambassador Mike Libecki. He has logged over 50 expeditions, filled multiple passports with over 100 stamped pages, climbed and explored some of the most remote regions of the planet. The contagious…

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