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Professor Mike Abrams: Reflections of An Illuminated Friendship

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Randee Mia Berman

I was always a 3M girl. I loved Mozart, martinis and macaroons. And then of course there's Mike. I met Mike Abrams as a studious Cornell freshman ...

Earth Day: A Two-step Strategy Makes a Sustainable Difference

Brian Kennell | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Sustainability is top of mind as this week we mark Earth Day and Arbor Day, tributes aimed at raising respect for the environment. That makes this the perfect moment to note a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report that says, "Brands that place packaging" into commerce must take more responsibility for its life cycle impact.

10 Incredible Home Decor Projects Using Old, Forgotten Wood

Hometalk | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

If there was ever a month to take the time to appreciate building and decorating with reclaimed wood, April is it.

The Jewish Holiday You've Never Heard Of

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.06.2015 | Religion
Lev Raphael

Today is Tu B'Shevat, Jewish Arbor Day, the "New Year for trees." This is a minor Jewish festival and of all the Jewish holidays, probably the one most people have never heard of. Its name translates as the 15th of the month of Shevat.

Watch Porn, Help Plant Trees Across America

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green

Helping the planet really couldn't get any easier this year, thanks to a cheeky new reforestation campaign from Pornhub.com (SFW link). Arbor D...

11 Fascinating Trees

Findery | Posted 11.08.2013 | Travel
Findery

It's difficult to reflect on trees and not get sappy. (Pun intended.) Besides providing shelter, shade and fruit, the tree is a metaphor for life. Here's a list of trees you'll want to know more about.

Tending to the Tree of Life in Spring

Donna Henes | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The tree supports and centers our relationship with the earth and reminds us of our own connection to the sacred life source. In the tall and stately tree we can see a projection of our own best selves. We aspire to stand strong like the tree.

It's National Arbor Day!

Posted 04.26.2013 | Green

On the last Friday in April, the U.S. celebrates National Arbor Day. First held in 1872, Arbor Day is a meant to honor all of the sky-high sentinel...

Earth Day, Arbor Day And Judaism's Environmental Ethic

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 06.22.2013 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

The environment is sustained by trees, which cleanse the air and stabilize the earth, and the references in Jewish sources to the importance of protecting them are meant to be guidelines for caring for the planet in general.

Reversing Deforestation Is Complicated; Planting a Tree Is Simple

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 06.30.2012 | Green
Gov. Martin O'Malley

The vital connection between our forests and our children's future has never been more important, or more threatened, than it is right now.

PHOTOS: California's Strangest Trees

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Happy Arbor Day 2012! Plant a tree! Hug a tree! Love a tree! This eco-tastic holiday was founded in Nebraska in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, an edit...

9 Sexy Tree Pics

Posted 04.27.2012 | Comedy

It's Arbor Day, folks, so in honor of all you tree huggers out there, here are nine of the sexiest photos of trees we could find on Flickr. Why? ...

Why Planting Trees Is Important

Eric Rutkow | Posted 06.27.2012 | Books
Eric Rutkow

It's almost certain that we have yet to understand the full range of benefits that tree planting can offer us. And history suggests that we'll continue to discover new ones. If you plant a tree this spring, you'll not only be investing in the future but connecting to the past.

Happy Arbor Day... Or Is It?

Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 04.26.2012 | Green

Friday, April 27th 2012 is Arbor Day in the U.S. The national and international celebration started many years ago. In fact, Arbor Day had already bee...

Are We Living Out ‘The Lorax’?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green

Every minute, we lose 36 football fields-worth of forests. Are we living out Dr. Seuss’s environmental fable, “The Lorax”? WWF recently relea...

Hooray for Healthy Lunches!

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

When it comes to health and wellness initiatives, Nettelhorst, my neighborhood's public elementary school, has moved mountains.

Arbor Day: The Daily Show's Best Tree Moments (VIDEO)

Comedy Central Insider Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Arbor Day is certainly quieter around here than Earth Day was -- maybe everybody's out planting trees? Anyway, Comedy Central Insider was kind enoug...

ARBOR DAY! Last Friday In April: Gift A Tree, Plant A Tree

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April -- that's today! Typically on Arbor Day, people celebrate by planting a tree. Earlier this w...