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Earth Day

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

This year, TreeHugger is partnering with Earth Day Network to share news about Earth Day. We'll be attending the Earth Day festivities in Washington DC and look forward to bringing you interviews, photos and updates about the ways Earth Day is helping spread awareness about sustainability.

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To Plant A Seed

The simple act of planting a tree can mean many things to many people: It can be considered a symbol of new birth and life, a natural form of art, possibly another chore around the house, and even to some just part of another landscaping job that helps
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Project Earth Day Fashion Show

New Yorkers: o2-NYC and the New York chapter of Emerging Green Builders (part of the USGBC) want you to celebrate Earth Day by watching some of your best up-and-coming and established eco-fashion designers on the catwalk!Allison Teich of AgaIN NYC has
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Keep Them Fluttering By

Looking for a campaign your students can engage in with Earth Day 2007 just around the corner? Well, in keeping with this years theme of cooling the planet, how about working to raise funds to support Trees for Monarchs? It's a campaign to help save the
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Get Out and Pump 'Em Up!

Got students who are all revved up to do something this Earth Day 2007 to prove they’re not full of hot air? Well how about joining Pump ‘Em Up!, a campaign launched in 2001 by a then nine-year old Savannah Walters who read about plans to drill in the
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