Earth Day Network Blog Updates
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.
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.Read More
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.
The Learning Climate Blog Series
Want to stay up to date with the latest environmental education happenings at Earth Day Network? Johanna Bozuwa, Director of Education, will be sharing news, projects, and inspiration integrating climate science into curriculums throughout the year. Check out Climate Education Week for resources.
Dorsey High School Gets Green Ribbon Status!Read More
Green Your City India Series: It’s Our Turn to Lead Earth Day Concert at Calcutta School of Music
On April 20, 2015, the Calcutta School of Music in Kolkata, India organized an Earth Day Concert with songs in Bengali, Hindi, and English.
Over 250 rabbis from across the United States have signed a Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis. Calling for vigorous action on climate to prevent further global changes, rabbis seek eco-social justice for all.Read More
This afternoon, the Obama administration gave conditional approval for Shell to begin drilling in for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean this coming summer. Approval by the Department of the Interior was dependent on Shell receiving a series of remaining drilling permits for the project.Read More
Turf Road is a street that lies within a residential area in Kolkata, India. For decades, sections of the roadway have been a mess. One instance that exemplifies the dilapidated state of Turf Road was an area where people urinated on a shabby, broken wall while Municipal Corporation waste collection carts sat along the sides of the road.Read More
Earth Day Network- India engages partners to build and enhance the region’s civic mobilization and leadership in the environmental movement. For Earth Day’s 45th anniversary, EDN- India ran a 45 day contest: शहर GREEN करो - It’s Our Turn to Lead. We called on citizens to make their cities green through environmental service and action campaigns. Hundreds of teams and individuals all across India registered with a photo or video of a spot in their city they wanted to turn environmentally friendly.Read More