Even the smallest actions can make a big impact by inspiring hope and providing a model for others to take steps in the right direction. We asked our growing network of reporters to seek out stories of local sustainability within their community. These climate journalists went above and beyond to bring us promising examples of change. Welcome to Bluedot Dispatches.

Local Changemakers

Making Mardi Gras Greener

New Orleans nonprofit groups are getting creative to reduce trash and waste at the iconic Mardi Gras festival.

What’s the Buzz at Hotel Paradox?

In a California beach town surrounded by redwood forests, I’m staying, aptly enough, in a forest-themed hotel. Rustic benches crafted entirely from teak tree...

Championing Cats in the Maldives

You’ve probably heard that rising oceans are threatening the Maldives, but you may not know that the Indian Ocean archipelago of 1,192 islands also...

Shining a Light on Snake Bites

On the outskirts of Muzaffarpur town in Bihar, adjacent to an under-construction four-lane highway, lies the village of Patahi. This nondescript settlement is home...