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Tiny But Deadly: Cigarette Butts Are The Most Commonly Polluted Plastic

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 8:11 am | Earth Day

If I asked you, what is the most common form of plastic pollution, what would you say? Plastic bottles? Straws? While these are good guesses, they are not the correct answer. Cigarette butts are actually the most abundant form of plastic waste in the ... More >>

Study Links Air Pollution To Higher Coronavirus Death Rates

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 7:52 am | Earth Day

Even a small increase in air pollution can make the coronavirus more deadly, according to new research from Harvard University . The report, which awaits peer review, looked at air pollution and COVID-19 deaths in 3,000 United States counties. The nationwide ... More >>

Stressed Out? Art Can Help Us Get Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

Saturday, 4 April 2020, 8:20 am | Earth Day

The world is stressed out by coronavirus. According to a recent survey, nearly half of Americans are anxious about contracting COVID-19, and four in 10 Americans are worried about getting seriously ill or dying from it. Businesses are shutting their ... More >>

10 Great Events This #EarthDay2016

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 1:08 pm | Earth Day

10 Great Events This #EarthDay2016 Earth Day was bigger and bolder than ever before. It’s the largest secular event in the world. That’s the power of a contagious people’s movement that returns each year. This year World leaders united in New ... More >>

Earth Day Puts a Face on Climate Change

Monday, 22 April 2013, 4:09 pm | Earth Day

Interactive Digital Mosaic Shown at Thousands of Events Worldwide as Over One Billion People Take Action to Protect the Environment More >>

Earth Day Network Plants 350,000 Trees in Uganda

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 12:31 pm | Earth Day

Earth Day Network completed a tree-planting project in central Uganda today that saw 350,000 trees planted in three high-poverty districts: Kiboga-Kyankwanzi, Kayunga and Kamuli. More >>

Octagon Mine Plans Announced

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 1:05 pm | Earth Day

Octagon Mine Plans Announced The Great National Mining Corporation has chosen Earth Day to announce its plans to seek government approval to mine in Dunedin’s Octagon. Commenting on the irony of the timing of the release of their plans, GNMC spokesman ... More >>

Ancient Hindu Shlokas Opened Earth Day

Tuesday, 21 April 2009, 6:39 pm | Earth Day

Twentieth annual Nevada Earth Day Celebration opened with prayers from ancient Hindu Sanskrit scriptures on a biofuel-powered stage in Idlewild Park here today. More >>