How we can Save the Planet with Loving-Kindness: an Earth Day Meditation.

Elephant Journal

If you're hurting over the state of the planet and don't know where to begin, you can always begin with loving-kindness and this Earth Day-inspired meditation. All you need is a few minutes and perhaps a pen and paper, if you'd like to process the experience when you're done.

Go Vegan for Earth Day and Save the Planet

Eccorazzi

Well, it’s a great thing Earth Day is on a Tuesday this year then Read More The post Go Vegan for Earth Day and Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. They say you should never start a new diet on a Monday because you’ll inevitably fail. Causes Eats Environment Featured News Science Vegan

7 Songs to Rock an Earth Day Celebration.

Elephant Journal

On Sunday, April 22, we will give our planet a loud and proud shout out, "Happy Earth Day!" Whether we think about sustainable construction, our earth's elephants, or how we as a whole may make a difference, let's get those toes tappin’ for the greater good with these songs!

It’s Earth Day! How are you saving the planet today?

Green Living Ideas

The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970, in a much different place and time. As EarthDay.org explains, “At the time, Americans were slurping leaded gas through massive V8 sedans. Air pollution was commonly accepted as the smell of prosperity. ‘Environment’ was a word that appeared more often in spelling bees than on the evening news. Check out this great video with the founders of Earth Day and what it means to them!

Why I Hate Earth Day: thoughts from an Environmental Hypocrite.

Elephant Journal

Don’t get me wrong: I’m all for saving the planet. The effects of climate change are becoming catastrophic, from more droughts and heat waves to increased hurricane and. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food Green Inspiring (Wow) Clean Air Act Clean Water Act climate change Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) earth-day Environmental Protection agency factory farming green natural disasters plastic politics

8 Simple Ways to Prove our Love to Mother Earth.

Elephant Journal

Our earth is suffering—that’s the ugly truth. We have taken our planet for granted. We have taken into consideration our own time on earth, disregarding the. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Dalai Lama earth-day environmental awareness mother earth plastic ride a bike save the planet sustainable products water conservation

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Science: On Earth Day, Hope for a Better Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

The word “science” means many things to different people. While some see science as nerdy and boring, others are in awe of the discoveries that have been made and the technologies that change our lives. Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope.

Earth Day 2009, Corporations & the Green Bandwagon

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Earth Day 2009 certainly saw a great many companies and especially big corporations discover the green bandwagon. Judging from the proliferation of press releases and -statements they jumped onto it with gusto and abandon. But how much of this was and is real conviction that something must be done to “save the Planet” and how much is but a marketing gimmick; that must be the question.

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Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas

The Green Changemakers

Earth Day 2014 is right around the corner, and this year the theme is "Green Cities." Are you planning on incorporating the annual event in your classroom? The lessons are offered as part of the Conservancy''s Nature Works Everywhere initiative.

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Earth Day Toilet - New Envirolet FlushSmart 800 Composting Toilet Looks Great in the Bathroom

Green (Living) Review

Sancor is proud to introduce the latest addition to their line of advanced composting toilet systems, the Envirolet FlushSmart 800 Series. Just in time for Earth Day, Sancor introduces the all-new Envirolet FlushSmart 800 Series composting toilet system.

10 Big, Really Hard Things We Can Do to Save the Planet

The Green Changemakers

By World Changing Team [link] Traditionally, this is a day devoted to making green accessible to all. It's a day when each of us is invited to take small, individual steps toward reducing our carbon footprints, limiting our waste, or restoring the environment.

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Who is the Greenest Person on the Planet?

Green Living Ideas

The digital media company 3rdWhale is hosting the Greenest Person on the Planet contest, which highlights individuals around the world that go to extraordinary lengths to green their lives and their communities. You can enter yourself, or nominate a friend, and the winner gets to [.] Who is the Greenest Person on the Planet? Happy Earth Day 2009! 5 Steps to Becoming the Greenest Firewood User.

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Green School - Getting Kids In On a Sustainable Future

The Green Changemakers

By Suzanne Lindgren A sustainable future means teaching kids about climate change and living in balance with the earth. Green School's "Greenest Student on Earth" contest will reward three environmentally conscious students with a year-long scholarship.

What is Sustainable?

The Green Changemakers

At PPS, we think Placemaking is the nexus between sustainability and livability: by making our communities more livable, and more about places, we also are doing the right thing for the planet. The International Institute for Sustainable Development quotes the U.N.

The concept of “Living Well” - a Bolivian viewpoint

The Green Changemakers

Zapotec saying, Oaxaca, Mexico [link] We suffer the severe effects of climate change, of the energy, food and financial crises. This is not the product of human beings in general, but of the existing inhuman capitalist system, with its unlimited industrial development. This not only affects people, but also nature and the planet. Some want to live better, whilst others, the majority, continue living poorly.

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