Earth Day Network Blog Updates
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week (05/06 – 05/10). Take the time this week to reach out to a teacher who has impacted you or your child to say “thank you.” Teachers play a vital role in ensuring that students receive the quality education they need to become the leaders of the future. Let the teachers in your community know that you appreciate the creativity, patience, dedication, and positivity they bring to their job.Read More
Today, we celebrate the 11th National Healthy Schools Day in order to bring attention to the correlation between healthy indoor school environments and student health and academic success. Nearly 55 million children and 7 million adults in the United States (20% of the population and 98% of all children) spend their days inside school buildings. Children have no control of their environment but are suffering the consequences of attending unhealthy schools. Read More
On Earth Day, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the sixty-four 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and 14 District Sustainability Awardees during a visit to Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.Read More
During the past couple of weeks, over a billion people in 192 countries participated in Earth Day and built an impressive digital display capturing The Face of Climate Change. Around the world people organized rallies, demonstrations, clean ups, tree plantings, educational events, festivals, and more to protect the environment.
We can’t stop there.Read More
The Face of Climate Change photos and stories continue to pour in. Keep them coming! Check out these Faces of Climate Change from Morocco, Georgia, and South Korea.
In Zagora, Morocco, The Face of Climate Change is more frequent flooding.