IT'S the planet we live on and is home to more than six billion humans and countless other animals and plants. But with climate change and pollution endangering planet Earth, people are being implored to help protect the fragile environment - and one way to help is by taking action, Earth Day 2019. When is Earth Day 2019? Earth Day is held every year on April 22 and in 2019 this is no different. Organisers settled on this date as it is in the spring but does not conflict with the religious holidays of Easter and Passover. It is also said that one of the organisers, Julian Koenig came up with the idea of holding it on April 22 as it was his birthday and the word 'birthday' rhymes with Earth Day. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is an annual event marked across the world to show support for environmental protection. The aim is to encourage people to do things that will benefit the Earth, such as recycling more, using solar power or plant trees. The event takes place around the world and it … [Read more...] about World Earth Day 2019 – What is this year’s theme how can you get involved to protect our species?
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Community Calendar Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases Guam EPA to clean up Francisco Perez Park on Earth Day Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 1:33 AM EDTUpdated: Friday, April 19, 2019 1:33 AM EDTBy Chris [email protected] Guam Environmental Protection Agency will hit the road on Earth Day. Last year Guam EPA did a clean up off of Route 14 by two lover's point. Lee says the agency can use all the help it can get. To register or for more information, email [email protected] or visit kuam.com or any o our digital and social media platforms. NEWS HEADLINESMore>>Legislature hears Guam EPA board nomineesLegislature hears Guam EPA board nomineesFour nominees to the Guam Environmental Protection … [Read more...] about Guam EPA to clean up Francisco Perez Park on Earth Day
A group of pesticides called neonicotinoids has been linked to the mass deaths of bees and other pollinators.While the problem is global, it's also one that individual home gardeners can help resolve by being careful about the plants they buy.To help consumers, more retail garden centers are curbing, ending or labeling plants treated with neonicotinoid pesticides.Home Depot, Walmart, Ace and TruValue are among national retailers taking these steps.When tens of thousands of honeybees were found dead in a parking lot in Oregon in 2013, public awareness of a group of pesticides derived from nicotine swarmed across the public radar. The bee deaths were linked to a group of pesticides called neonicotinoids and were particularly alarming given the essential role bees and other pollinators play in food and plant production. Groups like Friends of the Earth zeroed in on the issue, lobbying for changes from retailers and state governments, where a large number of consumer regulations are … [Read more...] about Earth Day challenge for gardeners: Don’t poison bees
It's Earth Day next week, the annual event that reminds us to celebrate our planet, and take care of it. This year one famous Kiwi is taking Earth Day to the next level. Boh Runga will be planting one tree for every piece of jewellery she sells online all through April. Boh spoke to The AM Show. Watch the video. … [Read more...] about How Kiwi songstress Boh Runga will be celebrating Earth Day
Earth Day is an annual call to arms for the public to learn more about the beauty of the world and the dangers threatening the natural order. The celebration falls each year on April 22, with hundreds of millions of people around the globe participating together. This year’s event marks the 49th ever Earth Day, since its inception in 1970. Earth Day is organised and promoted by the Earth Day Network (EDN). What is Earth Day 2019? Earth Day officially kicked off nearly half-a-century ago on April 22, 1970, which the Earth Day Network boasts marks the birth of modern environmentalism. The Earth Day Network said: “At the time, Americans were slurping leaded gas through massive V8 sedans “Industry belched out smoke and sludge with little fear of legal consequences or bad press. “Air pollution was commonly accepted as the smell of prosperity. “‘Environment’ was a word that appeared more often in spelling bees than on the evening news.” … [Read more...] about Earth Day 2019: When is Earth Day this year and what is theme of Earth Day 2019?