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Earth Day

A collection of news and information related to Earth Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium

    Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium
    Here are some words that appeared in this column in November 1990: "The National Aquarium and its promoters are out to lunch. They don't have a clue. Their facility is better called the National Anachronism. The new Marine Mammal Pavilion, featuring...
  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • Earth-friendly clothing that doesn't involve burlap

    Earth-friendly clothing that doesn't involve burlap
    Eco-conscious and sustainably produced clothing has long been associated with murky-colored, burlap-reminiscent items focused more on sending an Earth-friendly message than on looking runway-ready. So as Earth Day approaches on Tuesday, it's good to...
  • Seventh Street trees to be replanted for Earth Day

     
    On occasion, your trusty city reporter takes a little vacation for herself, but fortunately for you, my Morning Call cohorts have got you covered. Earlier this week, Patrick Lester and Dan “The Road Warrior” Hartzell keenly noticed that...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation

    Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation
    Disney's Animal Kingdom is undergoing change.  Throughout the park, you can see construction walls and areas that are closed off from public view. That's because Animal Kingdom is in a transformation period that will make the park a true full-day park....
  • Domino Sugars sign goes solar

    Domino Sugars sign goes solar
    Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night. Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
  • Editor's letter: Green Issue

    The City of Fort Lauderdale has launched a campaign to incorporate green living habits. The sustainability plan's three-word rhyming moniker, Green Your Routine, was a big influence for our annual Green Issue. You may have noticed the conveniently...
  • Burbank homeowners' wood roofs must be replaced

    Burbank homeowners who have yet to comply with a decades-old ordinance that would require them to remove and replace their wood roofs have just a few months left to do so. Residents with exposed wood shakes or shingles on the roofs of their homes have...
  • 'Celebrate the Earth'

    Lincoln Elementary School students, some dressed head to toe in green, showed off their sustainable lunches to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday. Parent Cherie Hemphill took note of the students who brought lunches that didn't include any type of waste...
  • Creativity meets recycling at Burbank downtown arts festival

    Creativity meets recycling at Burbank downtown arts festival
    Artwork of all kinds, including animation, took center stage this past weekend during the annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival. Booths lined San Fernando Boulevard from Magnolia Boulevard to Angeleno Avenue, featuring a wide variety of artwork,...
  • Earth Day hearing paints dire picture of rising seas

    Florida's weather will get hotter, the sea will keep rising and more severe storms will batter its shores, scientists and South Florida leaders warned Tuesday. Saltwater will keep moving inland, ruining freshwater supplies along the coast. And...