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Earth Day 2017—A Time to Celebrate

By Fredrica Syren: Earth Day is now the most celebrated environmental day worldwide. Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day on April 22, 1970, to promote ecology and respect for life on the planet, as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution. Usually …

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How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

 By Larraine Roulston: The ecological footprint is a measure of human demand on the Earth’s ecosystems.  Conspicuous consumption, waste and the accumulation of material possessions place unnecessary pressures on natural resources and the environment. If we all consumed less, our footprint would be greatly reduced. Together, we can all be a powerful …

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Earth Day 2015

By Fredrica Syren: Happy Earth Day!!!  Earth Day is a day to celebrate our planet and to reflect on what is going on with Earth. Now the most celebrated environmental day worldwide, Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day on April 22, 1970, to promote ecology and respect for life on …

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Getting Ready for Earth Week Events

By Larraine Roulston: During the 1960s, a small but vocal group of environmentalists began spreading the word about soiled beaches, unchecked pesticide use, polluted waters and toxic waste. This action led to the creation of Earth Day on April 22,1970. The activities that fired the imaginations of citizens quickly expanded …

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Earth Hour Every Day

By Kim Robson: Darkness does good things for our health and psyches. In fact, medical research shows that excessive light causes a variety of adverse health effects. Many lighting design textbooks use human health as an explicit criterion for proper interior lighting. Over-illumination and improper types of light can compromise …

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Earth Day Celebrations 2014

By Fredrica Syren: I can’t believe that I almost forgot about the upcoming Earth Day on April 22nd.  Earth Day is a day to celebrate our planet and to reflect on what is going on with Earth. Now the most celebrated environmental day worldwide, Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day …

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Happy Earth Day!

By Fredrica Syren Today is a day to celebrate our planet and to reflect on what is going on with Earth. Climate change is far from many people’s and leader’s priorities right now, and unfortunately, it continues to effect humanity, animals and eco-systems everyday and at an alarming rate. This …

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Earth Day Activities – Fun for You and the Family

By Dawna Matthews Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year by over 100 countries. It is a joyous day when we can all come together and appreciate our planet and learn what we can do to keep it special. Earth Day was founded on April 22, 1970, and …

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