Earth Day

Earth Day Education Fair brings nature info to Jefferson Parish youth

Maddie Tabora could hardly contain her elation as she sat on a bench at LaSalle Park in Metairie. She sat under a massive oak tree while making an …

Education

'The 100' season 4, episode 11 review: Earth Day

<i>The 100</i> season 4, episode 11 packed emotional punches of the best and worst kind. One beloved character chose death while two chose life, and …

The 100

The Lorax Pops Out of a Tree Stump Thanks to Minnesota Chainsaw Artist

After having a dying red oak removed from their property, homeowners Beth Goodpaster and Rick Duncan decided to do something different with the …

Chainsaws

Nature Essays to Celebrate Earth Day Year Round

This is a guest post from Melissa Baron. Melissa lives in Chicago, and works as a copywriter and proofreader for a media production company (she …

Bill McKibben

Daphne Bramham: Who knew that cows gambol each spring?

CRESTON — Holly stuck her big, bovine nose through the pen’s metal slats curious about the camera-wielding stranger in front of her.<p>It was one of the …

Farming

Beijing mall celebrates Earth Day

Beijing mall Parkview Green celebrated the Earth Day on April 22. The event invited 100 participants to experience a low-carbon day that includes …

Sustainability

PS4 Exclusive Dreams Remains an Incredibly Attractive Enigma

We know there’s a bit of confusion over what Dreams actually is, but you’ve got to give both Sony and Media Molecule credit for being bold enough to …

Gaming

#KeepMarching: How science communication can sustain a movement

On Earth Day 2017, researchers, communicators and advocates convened to show their solidarity with the March for Science movement, which featured …

Science

Michael Phelps On Being Boomer's Dad and His Campaign to Conserve Water

Michael Phelps wants you to save water—and the Olympic swimmer (and dad to Boomer!) has partnered with Colgate's #EveryDropCounts campaign to spread awareness.<p>As the most decorated Olympic swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps spends a lot of time in the water. So it's really not all that surprising …

Michael Phelps

ROI

<b>Return On Intention</b><p><b>We believe in trust more than we believe in the truth.</b> <br>We trust in the ways things used to be, so we keep on trampling over …

Sharing Economy

Climate alarmists, I can’t take you seriously until you start living like the Amish

Over the weekend, the Planeteers converged on Washington to hold a “Climate March.” I know what you’re thinking: didn’t they already do that, like, last week? Also, how will marching and holding signs improve the climate? And how many trees were slaughtered to make those signs, anyway? And how much …

Conservative POV

Kid Writing Update

One of the things parents of multiple kids often talk about is how they don’t end up doing the same things with second children that they did with …

Kids

Here are our top 8 climate change stories of 2017

As tens of thousands of people descend on the Mall to speak out on climate change and policy, here are a few important global warming articles from The Washington Post staff.<p><b>How much will the oceans rise? Scientists keep increasing their projections</b><p>A report by a leading research body monitoring the …

Climate Change

Darvish times 7, towering performance, Rangers beard affection spotlight our Best of the Week in photos

Our best photos of the week feature fish floating from the depths and dancers descending on the downtown Dallas streets from 18 floors above. The …

Texas

Canada fought the war on science. Here’s how scientists won.

Last weekend’s March for Science brought a renewed sense of purpose and urgency to Earth Day — and the momentum should carry on at Saturday’s People’s Climate Movement March. Collectively, these mass demonstrations — the March for Science alone attracted more than 15,000 people to DC and thousands …

Climate

Rivergator Dispatch #4: We Are the Wild Ones

Spend enough time on the river and you’re going to learn what a storm looks like.<p>In the distance, in the big sky above the river, it’s just a …

Fishing

This ingenious illustration reveals how much space we give to cars

Whether you're in a quiet suburb an urban downtown, most public spaces are designed for cars instead of pedestrians.<p>An ingenious illustration by Swedish artist Karl Jilg shows just how car-centric our reality is:<p>In the image, Jilg depicts city streets as gorges, crosswalks as wobbly planks, and …

Illustration

In Just Ten Years, Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

Earth Day Marching<p>This year we celebrated Earth Day with marches being held across the nation, including the capital and even around the world. The …

Clean Energy

The best photos from the past week in news, politics and world events

25 PHOTOS<p>Photos of the week: 4/21 - 4/28<p>See Gallery<p>Photos of the week: 4/21 - 4/28<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW …

Donald Trump

10 unusual uses for vinegar that will make your life so much easier

Have you ever noticed how versatile vinegar is? Apple cider, white, balsamic, rice -- there are so many kinds and hybrids. And yes, each type …

Vinegar

Former EPA employees find new gigs as Trump protesters

Former Environmental Protection Agency employees are finding new gigs as climate change activists ahead of this weekend's climate protest in …

Climate

Target just launched a collection with eco-friendly brand Accompany, and you’ll want all the things

On the heels of Earth Day, Target has teamed up with eco-friendly fashion hub Accompany to launch a new collection.<p>The e-retailer’s tagline, which …

Product Design

What We Talk About When We Talk About Environmental Justice

The intersection of culture, democracy drives the Hip Hop Caucus’ theory of change<p>When we talk about climate change, we often do so in sweeping …

Climate

9 Beauty Brands That Recycle Your Empties (And Reward You For It)

<i>Welcome to Sustainability Week! While</i> Fashionista <i>covers sustainability news and eco-friendly brands all year round, we wanted to use this time around</i> …

Beauty

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Des Moines

The bizarre experience of watching cable news in America on Earth Day

Nobody's talking about how people are getting rich by destroying the planet<p>Just exactly what the hell are they afraid of? Are the fossil fuel billionaires, corporations, and lobby really so strong that they can cow entire television networks and newspapers? Not to mention politicians?<p>All day …

Climate

'Bring Your Own Cup Day' at Starbucks Inspired Customers to Get Really Creative with Their Containers

When Starbucks announced a ‘Bring Your Own Cup’ promotion, people in China took serious advantage.<p>In honor of Earth Day, the coffee chain allowed …

Coffee

Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong

Posted: Apr 26, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let's take a look at past predictions to determine just how …

Climate

First Bison Calves Born in Banff in Over 140 Years

FIRST BISON CALVES BORN<br>IN BANFF IN OVER 140 YEARS<p>by Meghan J. Ward<p><b>After a successful translocation of bison from Elk Island National Park to Banff</b> …

Wildlife

Target Launches Collection with Eco-Friendly Brand Accompany

On the heels of Earth Day, Target has teamed up with eco-friendly fashion hub Accompany to launch a new collection.<p>The e-retailer's tagline, which reads, "Welcome to a new style culture where every purchase has a purpose," is reflected in the 40 pieces from the collaboration, which include …

Fashion