Embracing Green - 3 Environmentally-Conscious Teams and Leagues in Sports

Sports by nature are big-footed when it comes to ecological footprint. At the same time, sports are extremely influential. So if we want the society to ‘green up,’ a good start would be greening up the sports teams. As Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council and co-founder of the Green Sports Alliance points out: "Thirteen percent of Americans follow science. Sixty-one percent of Americans follow sports. If you want to change the world, you have to go where the people are." Many sports teams and leagues in the USA have already made caring for environment their priority. Here’s a brief on the efforts made by the top three of such nature-lovers: Nationa