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Grads urged to find passion

LaGrange Daily News Grads urged to find passion Environmentalist charges students to make difference May 23, 2016 LaGRANGE — Environmental advocate Laura Turner Seydel encouraged LaGrange College’s Class of 2016 to find their true passion and to make a difference. “It’s a moral imperative to leave the world a better place for tomorrow’s child,” she […]


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What It’s Like Growing Up as Ted Turner’s Daughter

Georgia Public Broadcasting What It’s Like Growing Up as Ted Turner’s Daughter (Audio Interview) Laura Turner Seydel shares with us some great stories about growing up with her dad, and she admits that in some ways she really is a chip off the old block. But it would be a mistake to invite Laura for a […]


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The 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2014

Atlanta Business Chronicle The 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2014 (SLIDESHOW) June 20, 2014 Welcome to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual special section profiling Atlanta’s 100 most influential people, as selected by the Chronicle’s editors. The list contains many familiar names, but also some new ones: There’s Mohammad Bhuiyan, who is leading the city’s preparations for […]


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WHEN POWERS COMBINE (Q&A with Laura Turner Seydel)

Georgia Trend WHEN POWERS COMBINE A Q&A with Laura Turner Seydel on environmental education and stewardship. June, 2014 By Susan Percy Laura Turner Seydel is chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation, which was inspired by the groundbreaking Captain Planet and the Planeteers cartoon series and provides funds for learning gardens and other environmental projects in […]


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Designer launches new line at fashion-theater mashup

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Designer launches new line at fashion-theater mashup February 26, 2014 By Sally Hansell Tools in hand, Tian Justman scavenged in a local junkyard. She trekked through a field of crashed cars, searching for older models that had seat belts with hefty chrome buckles. She filled her arms with a harvest of red, […]


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Support the ‘Save America’s Pollinators Act’ By Laura Turner Seydel

The Huffington Post By Laura Turner Seydel My fascination with pollinators began with the film my brother Rhett produced, Pollinators in Peril. The film introduced me to the serious challenges pollinators are facing and their ongoing steep decline. I couldn’t have imagined 15 years later the pollinators’ plight would have gotten so much worse — but […]


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Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Jimmy Carter at Captain Planet Foundation fundraiser

Atlanta Journal-Constitution By Rodney Ho Laura Turner Seydel, chair of the environmental non-profit the Captain Planet Foundation, has no problem drawing big names to her annual gala. But this year’s event at the Georgia Aquarium upped the ante: Sir Richard Branson, billionaire founder of Virgin Airlines, former Pres. Jimmy Carter, as well as her fatherTed Turner.  She also […]


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Eco Chic (Atlanta Magazine’s HOME)

Atlanta Magazine’s Home March/April 2008 Earth! Fire! Wind! Water! Heart! The forces of nature, which empowered Captain Planet, are now driving EcoManor – the new home of Rutherford and Laura Turner Seydel, who are known for supporting the environmental education foundation named after their favorite animated superhero, which Laura heads.  The Seydels – co-founders of […]


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