Earth Day Network Blog Updates

The Boy Scouts of America Takes a Step in Right Direction

Yesterday,  Boy Scouts of America (BSA) President Robert Gates called on Boy Scouts of America's leadership to end the ban on gay adult leaders. He advocated that “we must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be.” During Gates’ service as Secretary of Defense, he ended the U.S military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, which discriminated against the LGBT community similarly to current BSA regulations.
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From Plastics to Pollution: India’s Killer Air

Green Your City : Go Green Srinagar Part 2

 

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Santa Barbara Oil Spill Highlights Need for New Thinking on Regulation

Santa Barbara spawned an environmental movement out of an oil spill in 1969, can we do the same with a spill in 2015?

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Meet the Brigade Against Plastics in the Srinagar Valley

Green Your City: Go Green Srinagar Part 1

You just can’t tell where plastic bags will end up, or can you?

 

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The Front Lines of Climate Change: Where will Kiribati be?

The Learning Climate

The Front Lines of Climate Change: Where will Kiribati be?

To students, what does a couple feet of sea level rise really mean? Or a few degrees warmer temperature on average? If a student has no concept of climate change’s immediacy and catastrophic consequences, it is hard to encourage them to speak out or change their habits.

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We All Need to Paddle with Seattle

The protests in Seattle underscore a need for national solidarity when it comes to fighting climate change.

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Chak de Green Amritsar Plants Trees for Earth Day and Continues to Spread Environmental Awareness!

Green Your City India Series: Chak de Green Amritsar

 

As part of Earth Day Network-India's शहर GREEN करो - It’s Our Turn to Lead Contest the Dilbir Foundation planted 100 Banyan trees around the city of Amritsar, a city in the north Indian state of Punjab, as an initiative for creating green spaces.

 

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Pope Francis Urges All People to Protect the Earth On 45th Anniversary of Earth Day

Pope Francis commemorated Earth Day with a speech of environmental stewardship on April 22 in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. On the45th anniversary of Earth Day, the Pope's remarks bring the message of the environmental movement to billions of people around the world. Over one billion people of all faiths observe Earth Day.

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Fashion For a Cause: It's Our Turn to Lead

Sasha Fair Trade and Earth Day Network-India commemorated Earth Day Every Day with a fashion show featuring upcycled and organic clothing and educational talks on green issues on May 9. The colorful and inspiring show took place in Kolkata, India to celebrate sustainability and inform audiences on the environmental benefits of organic cotton.  

 

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