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Earth Day: Facts & History

Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet's environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, …

Earth Day 2015: My Favourite Green, Cruelty-Free Beauty Picks

As I get older, I become more and more conscious of the responsibility I have to buy and use products that are not only gentle to my body but gentle to the Earth, too. While I'm not perfect (who is?), I still like to seek out brands who are doing their best to produce ethically-sourced and made …

How to Have a Pet-Friendly Earth Day

Photo by Patrick Danforth | www.clicktozen.comIt's Earth Day! This is the one day of the year that we collectively think and talk about how to better …

How to Teach Children About Earth Day

On April 22nd, people across the world celebrate Earth Day. It is a day focused on taking care of the environment. A big part of Earth Day is looking …

Earth Day: 5 Foods to Save the Planet

Tomorrow (April 22) is Earth Day, and unless you have an earnest elementary-school child working on a science project or are in an eco-profession, it may go by unnoticed like so many Flag Days before it.<p>Our meal choices, from foods shipped from faraway places to our wasting 30 percent of the …

Agriculture

Earth Day for space fans: What makes our planet unique?

As of Earth Day 2015, NASA has discovered more than 1,800 planets outside of our solar system. Do you know what makes Earth different from so many …

7 Simple DIY Projects to Celebrate Earth Day

<i>Celebrate Earth Day all year long with simple and green DIY projects.</i><p>April 22nd is when we celebrate Earth Day, but don’t just stop there. Earth Day …

Which animal are you? Take the Google Doodle Earth Day Quiz

Apple Store signs around the world go green for Earth Day

As part of Apple’s push for a greener environment, the company has changed up its physical signage outside Apple Stores around the world to celebrate Earth Day. The updated logos are mostly the same but the leaf section is tinted green. The celebration can be seen at Apple Stores worldwide.<p>Apple …

Students of Eco-Schools celebrate Earth Day with contests, lessons and planting

MILLBURN — For young environmentalists, this week’s Earth Day celebration is like Christmas, Halloween and the Fourth of July rolled into one. So …

As Earth Day Has Grown, So Have the Eco-Challenges

You'd expect climate change and protecting endangered species to be among the top environmental challenges facing the U.S. -- but antibiotics and nuclear weapons? They too came up when NBC News surveyed a cross-section of experts who reflect a movement that's evolved since the first Earth Day on …

The Green List: 10 Natural Beauty Products Worth Celebrating for Earth Day

Recently a dozen artfully crafted serums, soaks, masks, and balms that delivered on packaging <i>and</i> performance—while sticking to a carefully edited list of nontoxic, eco-friendly ingredients—made their way across our desks. Before long, they had taken their place on our vanities next to our favorite …

Skin Care

Earth Day quiz: do you care about the environment when you travel?

Today is Earth Day, an opportunity for people around the world to show their support for environmental protection.<p>But when it comes to our precious holidays, how many of us really care about our carbon footprint?<p>Are we willing to forgo long-haul holidays altogether, spend our summers in Britain …

State of the planet: 7 eye-opening facts for Earth Day

Earth recently hit several remarkable records — but not in a good way.<p>The amount of carbon dioxide gas, a global warming pollutant, has risen to the …

Climate Change