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A Day for Mother Earth

Every April 22 since 1970 has been celebrated as Earth Day – a time to reflect on how we can protect the environment, now and in the future. Beginning with about 20 million people in the United States honoring Mother Nature that first year, there are expected to be more than a billion people across the world observing the festival this year. We’ve blogged here about Earth Day and, even more importantly, about the day after. What can we do to sustain our momentum when we are committed to making … Continue reading

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Mother Nature and Earth Day

When Earth Day was first instituted 40 years ago as a means of teaching about and appreciating the Earth’s environment, few people had heard of the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland – and even fewer of the volcano beneath it which has been erupting this month. But all of Europe has certainly become aware of it now. In the wake of these volcanic eruptions, seismic activities and dramatic weather this spring, we all are struck by the realization that changes in the Earth can come in many ways. They can be … Continue reading

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