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Your Guide To Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution

Earth Day is just around the corner and we want to make sure you’re ready to celebrate, both on your… Read more »Read more »

How do people around the world celebrate Earth Day?

Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd every year, encourages people to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since it began, nearly… Read more »Read more »

Earth Day Lesson Plans: 3 Unexpected Ways to Teach About Plastics

It can be overwhelming to consider the weight of plastic in our world. It feels like every day we hear… Read more »Read more »

3 Big Ideas for Cleaning Up the Plastic Mess in Earth’s Oceans

This year on Earth Day we are called to help end the widespread plastic pollution on our planet. This problem… Read more »Read more »

To Ban or Not to Ban: The Politics of Plastic Bag Laws

The theme of Earth Day 2018 is ending plastic pollution. By now most of us are aware of the detrimental… Read more »Read more »

The Plight of Earth’s Predators

Every winter when I was a kid, my family would visit my grandparents in the quiet town of Hillsdale, NY.… Read more »Read more »

A Woman’s Place Is In the (Fourth Industrial) Revolution

We usually talk about the Industrial Revolution as a single event that transformed human lives and history. Starting in the… Read more »Read more »

4 Environmentalist Presidents to Honor this President’s Day

Environmental protections are not policy priorities in the current White House, but this has not always been the case. Our… Read more »Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Choropleth Map in Google Spreadsheets

A choropleth map displays numerical data using a color gradient. This kind of map can quickly display how a particular… Read more »Read more »

When Bigger Isn’t Better: Expanding Access to Electricity with Microgrids

Our modern society is a thoroughly electric one. Maybe you’re using lights and appliances in the home, communicating instantly with… Read more »Read more »