In Honor of Earth Day, Google Expands ‘Giving through Glass’ Program

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So technology and conservationism CAN coexist!

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

In honor of Earth Day (today, that is), Google’s announcing another wave of its Giving through Glass program for non-profit organizations. The program, originally launched late last year, equips groups including the World Wildlife Fund and Give…
April 23, 2014 at 12:33AM

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Interactive Map Shows How the U.S. Has Warmed Since the First Earth Day

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

Since the very first Earth Day was celebrated in the United States in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have increased markedly. A new interactive graphic from Climate Central, a nonprofit research and journalism organization, shows a state-by-state breakdown of those temperature trends.

April 22, 2014 at 09:19PM

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Boomer & Carton: 6 Earth Day Tips From Al Dukes

Originally posted on CBS New York:

NEW YORK (WFAN) – It’s Earth Day, which means it’s time for another round of tips from Boomer & Carton producer extraordinaire Al Dukes.

We’re all in this together, and Mr. Dukes wants to do his part to save our planet.

We think…

1. Plastic bottle recycling: the commuter method.

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2. The one magazine that shouldn’t be recycled. Pay it forward, people.

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3. Remember to properly dispose of your used oil.

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4. Paper, plastic or canvas? It depends. Are you single, like Al?

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5. Go ahead, toss those batteries.

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Earth Day 2014: Go Meat-Free One Day A Week

Originally posted on By Nature:

Reblogged from The Flexitarian

Earth Day Meatless Monday

Happy Earth Day! Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated every year on April 22nd. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilise the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. This year’s official campaign is Green Cities to help cities and communities around the world accelerate their transition to a more sustainable future. The Earth Day website has detailed information on what is happening where and how you can take part.

If you would like to go one step further this Earth Day why not take the Meatless Monday pledge? Going meat-free one day a week is a simple and effective way to help the environment.

As the global population is expected…

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Happy Earth Day!

Originally posted on Daniel Whyte IV:

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth… And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good.”

–Genesis 1

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Step outside and look at the sky.

Right now, you’re standing on a ball that is hurtling through space at Mach 86.

And that ball of fire up there in the blue is slinging us around like we’re on a string.

Birds really can fly. And sing.

The ocean is real.

The platypus is no myth.

Caterpillars turn into soup (and yes, that soup turns into butterflies).

This is our fantasy world.

–N.D. Wilson

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