Tag: Earth Day

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 20

Written by | April 20th, 2012

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The Earth Day edition will help you plan (and learn a little) for the weekend’s festivities.

  1. Have we told you we’re having a Picnic for the Planet? Find out how you can get involved. (Picnic for the Planet)
  2. Check out these 10 fun Earth Day activities for kids. (Huffington Post)
  3. Some influential green bloggers share their Earth Day wishes. (TreeHugger)
  4. Here are 15 Earth Day tips that really make a difference. (The Daily Green)
  5. Our Steph Wear was featured on an NBC Nightly News story about how corals save lives. (msnbc.com)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 19

Written by | April 19th, 2012

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Today we learn things are not always what they seem…

  1. Is that a bumble bee or a gecko? (USA Today)
  2. Pretty in purple! A new purple crab has been discovered. (National Geographic)
  3. Access to safe water and sanitation could save 2.5 million lives annually. (TreeHugger)
  4. Earth Day is Saturday — let’s honor it with 8 epic videos of our planet. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Is the Gulf oil spill to blame for eyeless fish? (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 18

Written by | April 18th, 2012

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Get your green news right here:

  1. A new report says electric vehicles are good for the environment and also for your wallet. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Vote for your favorite of these clever and hilarious Earth Day haikus. (Grist)
  3. Bad news: deadly “citrus greening” has been found in California. (Green)
  4. A new poll reveals that many Americans are finally connecting the dots between climate change and wacky weather. (New York Times)
  5. How green/not green is “the cloud”? (Guardian)

The Planet’s Best Picnics for Earth Day

Written by | April 25th, 2011

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One lasted 8 hours. One was on a remote atoll inhabited by 9 people. See how people around the world celebrated Earth Day with a Picnic for the Planet!

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 22

Written by | April 22nd, 2011

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Happy Earth Day! Before you head out for your Picnic for the Planet, here’s Earth Day in 5 easy links:

  1. Here’s a quick look at the history of Earth Day. (Yahoo Green)
  2. Are you saving the planet or just showing off? Take the quiz. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Celebrate by getting free stuff. See the best Earth Day giveaways. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Feeling a little guilty? Now you can confess your sins against Earth. (Grist)
  5. Are Americans recycling more electronic waste this Earth Day? (Greenspace)

Earth Day & Faith: Why Should Christians Care?

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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Author and pastor Jonathan Merritt examines why “environmentalist” is still a dirty word among some Christians and how that can be changed.

Earth Day 2011, Come on Down!

Written by | April 20th, 2011

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From The Price Is Right to a worldwide picnic, we’re changing the ways we celebrate Earth Day. See some of our favorites.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 19

Written by | April 19th, 2011

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Every day is Earth Day when you start it with 5 cool green news links:

  1. Meet a Louisiana shrimper one year after the Gulf oil spill. (The New York Times)
  2. Are women more likely than men to go green? A new study assess the green gender gap. (Green Biz)
  3. What do you think of Richard Branson’s plan to introduce lemurs to his private Caribbean islands–good idea or bad? (BBC)
  4. These posters from the past 4 decades will take you on a journey through Earth Day history. (Red Green and Blue)
  5. Haven’t heard of the mountain bongo? Better get to know it now. (Extinction Countdown)

An Interview with Steve Ells, Founder of Chipotle Mexican Grill

Written by | April 19th, 2011

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The chef turned CEO talks to us about family farms, native prairie grasses and the true meaning of “food with integrity.”

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 18

Written by | April 18th, 2011

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Happy Monday! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

  1. Wolves are no longer legally endangered. (Mongabay)
  2. One year later, the Gulf of Mexico is still feeling the effects of the oil spill. (LA Times)
  3. Our friends at Treehugger are hopping on the Picnic for the Planet bandwagon/party bus. (Treehugger)
  4. In Vietnam, a special nature reserve has been created to protect the threatened “Asian unicorn.” (AP, via Huffington Post)
  5. Ask Umbra offers up tips for green housewarming gifts. (Grist)
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