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World Environment Day – June 5

June 5 is World Environment day.  Man is both creature and molder of his environment, which gives him physical sustenance and affords him the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth. In the long and tortuous evolution of the human race on this planet a stage has been reached when, through the rapid acceleration…

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New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Contact with nature is an important part of growing up and linking Americans to one another; competing priorities and other factors impede getting outdoors. The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education, and…

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Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts

Clean energy actions saving companies $3.7 billion a year, cutting annual carbon pollution equivalent to 45 coal-fired power plants. WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Despite efforts in Washington to sideline action on climate change, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking increasingly ambitious steps to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, procure…

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Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Six Heroes of the Environment

Award recognizes activists from Australia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, India, Slovenia, United States SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2017 — The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced the six recipients of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited…

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Who are some of the greener movie stars and what are they doing to fight for the planet?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine  Dear EarthTalk: Who are some of the greener movie stars out there today and what are they doing to fight for the planet?                                                              — Stacey DiGiorno, Chevy Chase, MD While a handful of Hollywood A-listers—Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Ed Begley Jr., to name a…