Tag: Earth Day

Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Written by | April 27th, 2013

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A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From D.C. to Afghanistan, over 12,000 nature-lovers celebrated Earth Day outdoors with good food and great company.

Arbor Day: Earth Day’s Wingman

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Did you know… over its lifetime, a large tree can provide almost $6,000 worth of benefits to those that live near it? In honor of Arbor Day, we’re sharing stats and tips for how you can keep our trees alive and thriving.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, April 23

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Here are today’s top green news headlines. And remember: everyday can be Earth Day!

  1. How did you celebrate Earth Day? We’re loving Grist’s photo round-up. (Grist)
  2. Facebook plans to cover it’s 400,000+ square foot roof in trees. (The Atlantic Wire)
  3. How cloned redwoods can help combat climate change. (LiveScience)
  4. Americans less concerned about the environment than when Earth Day began. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. It’s getting hot out there: in 1400 years, the last 30 years were the warmest. (Mongabay)

Nature’s Playground: Thinking Outside the Gym

Written by | April 22nd, 2013

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Did you know that running and biking outdoors burns more calories than the indoor gym equivalent? Actor Kyle Howard shares how he escapes the stress of Hollywood by incorporating nature into his workout routine.

The Green Buzz: Monday, April 22

Written by | April 22nd, 2013

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It may be Monday, but it’s also Earth Day! Happy Earth Day!

  1. Still looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day? What about simply eating lunch outside today? (The Nature Conservancy)
  2. The evolution of Earth Day: these photos show a spirit of protecting nature that is unlikely to wane. (Huffington Post)
  3. Ahhh. It’s nice to know there are still some wild, untouched places left in the world. (Discovery News)
  4. Saudi Arabia plans to become the world’s leader in clean energy production. (MNN)
  5. The fourth state has filed suit against BP for damages over its massive Gulf oil spill. (Bloomberg)

This Earth Day, Let’s Picnic for Earth!

Written by | April 19th, 2013

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This Earth Day (April 22!), The Nature Conservancy is hosting picnics around the world. Attend a picnic or host your own and celebrate the planet we call home.

Earth Day Twitter Chat: April 19 at 1PM

Written by | April 18th, 2013

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How will you be celebrating Earth Day? Tweet us your Earth Day plans and green tips — and learn some new ideas for getting outside this weekend or on Earth Day, April 22.

Take the Groupon Earth Day Challenge

Written by | May 9th, 2012

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The Nature Conservancy is participating in Groupon’s Earth Day Challenge over at Crowdrise. Your donation could help us win $25,000!

Picnic for the Planet 2012: The Superlatives

Written by | April 26th, 2012

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From New York City to Antarctica, picnickers gathered across the world to celebrate Earth Day with a Picnic for the Planet. So we want to know: who had the best picnic?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 23

Written by | April 23rd, 2012

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And how was YOUR Earth Day?

  1. In Birmingham, Alabama, more than 629 picnickers got their grub on at Railroad Park. (al.com)
  2. Andrea Mitchell talks Earth Day with our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (MSNBC)
  3. Visitors to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium took the Picnic for the Planet world record challenge. (CBS Chicago)
  4. On Earth Day, did you appreciate the value of small actions? (The Huffington Post)
  5. Did you also focus on people? (Christian Science Monitor)
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