Just read the report listing the top Green Cities in the U.S. I was surprised at a few of the winners, and even more surprised that San Jose, California, with its steadily increasing plan to be more green, didn’t make the list.
As quickly as winter has morphed into spring, Earth Day has come and gone. An estimated 1 billion people in more than 192 countries around the world celebrated this global conversation on how to have a more positive impact on the planet.
With so many of us moving towards greening our lifestyles, I thought it would be fun to look at some earth-friendly products.
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Forests used to cover a large majority of land across the globe hundreds of years ago. Today forests cover just 31 percent of the world’s land surface. Deforestation due to logging, for agriculture and pastures as well as harvesting wood for fuel and industrial use have taken a heavy toll, wiping out critical wildlife habitat and releasing stored carbon into the atmosphere.
David Milarch, co-founder of Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, has been striving to help save some of our most ancient treasures – some of the oldest trees still in existence in the world. For the past two decades, Milarch and his two sons have raced against time, snipping branches and seedlings from the world’s biggest and most durable trees and have created clones of them in hopes of restoring ancient forests and helping to fight climate change.
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Here are several more earth-friendly products that are in line with celebrating Earth Day.
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Inspired in 1970 by a U.S. Senator galvanized by a horrific oil spill off California’s coast, a grassroots movement has grown into a global celebration.
April 22nd marks the 41st annual anniversary of Earth Day - a day set aside to celebrate and increase our awareness of what we can do to nurture our planet. What began as a national “teach in” has blossomed into an event filled day that brings people together to learn about progress, issues and technological breakthroughs that are wrapped around the environmental movement.
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