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31

Mar

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation
'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet and how youth are empowering global change.

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation

'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet and how youth are empowering global change.

22

Nov

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet and how youth are empowering global change.

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation
'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet and how youth are empowering global change.

09

Jun

Obama and Ian Somerhalder talk green energyPresident invited several celebrities to a breakfast Thursday to talk politics and encourage their participation in his re-election campaign.

Obama and Ian Somerhalder talk green energy
President invited several celebrities to a breakfast Thursday to talk politics and encourage their participation in his re-election campaign.

19

Apr

Ian Somerhalder wants to play a greener vampire'The Vampire Diaries' star says his immortal character should do more to respect the planet. While an eco-conscious vampire might seem a bit odd, the idea actually makes a lot of sense for immortals, Somerhalder says. "You have this guy who’s lived almost two centuries, and he realizes, ‘I’m stuck here for the next millennium. I’ve watched the degradation of our Earth and our planet, watched the population grow. I have to be around for the next thousand years, I might as well take care of the place’."

Ian Somerhalder wants to play a greener vampire
'The Vampire Diaries' star says his immortal character should do more to respect the planet. While an eco-conscious vampire might seem a bit odd, the idea actually makes a lot of sense for immortals, Somerhalder says.
 
"You have this guy who’s lived almost two centuries, and he realizes, ‘I’m stuck here for the next millennium. I’ve watched the degradation of our Earth and our planet, watched the population grow. I have to be around for the next thousand years, I might as well take care of the place’."

18

Mar

MNN talked with Ian about his environmental work, how he goes green on the set of “The Vampire Diaries” and how you can get involved with his foundation.

MNN talked with Ian about his environmental work, how he goes green on the set of “The Vampire Diaries” and how you can get involved with his foundation.

15

Mar

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet, how he goes green on the set of 'The Vampire Diaries' and how youth are empowering global change.
*And don’t miss MNN’s video from Ian’s Empoweresque party, where you can see the stars of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ in costume, including Ian as Captain Planet and Nina Dobrev as Hermione Granger.

Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation
'The Vampire Diaries' actor talks to MNN about his passion for the planet, how he goes green on the set of 'The Vampire Diaries' and how youth are empowering global change.

*And don’t miss MNN’s video from Ian’s Empoweresque party, where you can see the stars of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ in costume, including Ian as Captain Planet and Nina Dobrev as Hermione Granger.

02

Aug

Ian Somerhalder urges Congress to fund species conservation'Vampire Diaries' actor testifies in support of the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act of 2011.
Here’s an excerpt of his testimony: “In talking to people, and especially young people, all over the country, I have found time and time again that the issue of species conservation is a particularly resonant one,” he said. “People are passionately attached to the creatures that have captured their attention and their imaginations since childhood, and they are invested in doing whatever is necessary to protect them.”

Ian Somerhalder urges Congress to fund species conservation
'Vampire Diaries' actor testifies in support of the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act of 2011.

Here’s an excerpt of his testimony: “In talking to people, and especially young people, all over the country, I have found time and time again that the issue of species conservation is a particularly resonant one,” he said. “People are passionately attached to the creatures that have captured their attention and their imaginations since childhood, and they are invested in doing whatever is necessary to protect them.”

05

Oct

Teenagers risk playing pretend vampire

Vampire craze has teenagers biting and sucking each other’s blood despite health risks.