Tag: Picnic for the Planet

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.

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)

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)

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 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.

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)

Levita Mondie: Eat Green

Written by | April 11th, 2011

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Vegan chef and blogger Levita Mondie stopped eating meat for health reasons but soon learned there were many other benefits. She tells her story and shares a simple cooking tip.

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