The beauty of wildlife, the power of the elements and the majesty of nature all somehow seem easier to appreciate when we unplug ourselves from the noise and toys of the modern world.
In our opinion, there is no better place to celebrate Earth Day than in our National Parks.
Children grow up healthier and happier when they experience a direct connection to nature. Just as importantly, those young people are also far more likely to value the natural world when they've developed a connection to it. The need for this has never been greater than it is today.
What do you get Mother Earth on her big day (Reminder: It's April 22nd!)? She's just so hard to shop for and, after all, she already has everything. She might appreciate one of those self-help books, although few moms want a gift that implies they are fat or 'polluted'
Forty-four years ago the very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, marking a commitment to environmental protection.
At The Park School in Brookline, MA, where I teach fourth grade, we do the things that most schools do, but we have also been working to connect with and protect the environment.
Food empathetic people make healthier food choices, recycle more and waste less.
As more and more of the world yields to (or joins) capitalism, it becomes apparent that anything and everything that can be turned into money will eventually fall prey.
If you're interested in figuring out the roots of our current economic, social and political crisis, what it will take to fix it, and how you can be part of the solution, here's a list of 15 recent books you might want to take with you.
The passing of another Earth Day seems to have some pundits waxing nostalgic. One such pundit, Nicholas Lemann of the New Yorker, wrote a glowing piec...
We've halved the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day, increased school enrollment and increased access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment worldwide. Yet the goal of achieving universal access to reproductive health (MDG 5a) has seen the smallest amount of progress.
The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.
The problem is, if we conceive of our challenge as squeezing within the limits of a finite planet, our imaginations stay locked inside an unecological worldview of separateness and lack -- precisely the thinking that got us into this mess. Not good.
U.S. dairy producers are leading the way in productivity and innovation when it comes to sustainable practices. Earlier this afternoon, I joined Innov...
By Kristin Caddick, junior at Gaston Day School in Gastonia, North Carolina If you take 450 students at an environmental conference from around the g...
What families who really are struggling with low incomes, poverty, can afford to shop organic, afford to feed their kids great organic farm to table food? Well, the answer is here. For those lucky enough to live in Santa Cruz, CA, that is.