- Responsible & Ecological Travel & Ecotourism Opportunities
- Developing Sustainable Operations & Ecological Lifestyles
- Promoting Green Jobs & Environmental Curriculum
- Saving Biodiversity, Wilderness & Wildlife
- Support Green Jobs Training & Sustainable Development
- Understanding Ecological Philosophies & Wisdom especially Pantheism & Feminism
- Humanity & the Planet: Helping Africans with Wells & Conservation
- Long-Distance Running; Hiking Principles for the Workplace & a Healthy Life
- Earth Cultures: Ethnic World Dance Talk & Demonstration with Authentic Folk Costumes
Nancy Pearlman, (BA in Anthropology, MA in Urban Studies and Planning with an Environmental Studies Specialty), is an award-winning broadcaster, environmentalist, college instructor, anthropologist, editor, producer, on-air personality, and outdoorswoman who has made safeguarding the earth’s ecosystems both a vocation and an avocation.
She was elected to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees: (serving her third term). She chaired the Infrastructure Committee responsible for a six billion dollar building program due to passage of Propositions A and AA and Measure J.
She founded the Ecology Center of Southern California and Project Ecotourism, Environmental Resources Library, Humanity and the Planet, Kenya in Need, and Earth Cultures.
She was selected by the United Nations Environment Programme as a Global 500 Laureate and has received many other honors.
She has worked with hundreds of conservation organizations, serving as administrator, founder, member of advisory councils, participant, and member of boards of directors.
Environmental Directions, her international weekly radio series, is now the longest-running environmental radio series in the country. She has featured leading scientists, activists, and representatives from the business, academic, government, and nonprofit sectors. Over 2000 shows have been produced.
As Executive Producer and Host of the three-time EMMY-nominated environmental television series ECONEWS, Nancy covers every ecological issue.
She has presented her programs weekly to over 35 million homes via cable and broadcast television.
Over 550 shows air on local origination, public access, governmental, school, and university channels, as well as on satellite to PBS stations.
Television specials that have won awards include
“Gem in the Heart of the City: The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Rim of the Valley Corridor,”
“Wind: Energy for the 90s and Beyond,” and
“Population Crisis USA.”
Television show honors include ACE-nominations (Award for Cable Excellence), Hometown USA Video Festival, and Diamond Awards.
Nancy’s public service announcements have won numerous Buccaneer Awards from the Public Interest Radio and Television Educational Society.
As Executive Director to Educational Communications, Nancy has edited for many years the bi-monthly “Compendium Newsletter” and edited the “Directory of Environmental Organizations”.
She has taught Cultural and Physical Anthropology, Broadcasting, Journalism, and Mass Communications at the college level.
Nancy Pearlman is a member of the Gypsy Folk Ensemble.
Her athletic achievements include completing the Western States 100-mile run, finishing the Ironman Triathlon, climbing more than 100 listed peaks in California, winning long-distance races, including the Regional Championship 50-mile race, and performing in equestrian events.
e·co·tour·ism (k-trzm, k-) n. Tourism involving travel to areas of natural or ecological interest, typically under the guidance of a naturalist, for the purpose of observing wildlife and learning about the environment.