Earth Day will be celebrated around the globe Sunday, April 22, with events focused on education, advocacy and small steps that can have a big impact on improving the health of our planet. Here are some of the festivities across Chicago commemorating the global environmental holiday, which turns 48 this year. LearnThe Museum of Science and Industry has exhibits on environmental sciences available year-round, like Extreme Ice, Earth Revealed and Future Energy Chicago, but if you haven’t toured them in a while, Earth Day is a great excuse to visit. MSI is offering $5 off admission Sunday with the discount code EARTHDAY. Special hands-on events include a sneak peek at two new environmental science experiments that will debut in June and workshops, including a 3D printing station where visitors can make a globe out of biodegradable materials. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive. Tickets start at $16.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids with … [Read more...] about Earth Day in Chicago: Where to learn, play, recycle and get green this weekend
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Supported by Briefing By KAREN ZRAICK and LANCE BOOTHAPRIL 22, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.1. On April 22, 1970, millions of people throughout the country demonstrated on the inaugural Earth Day, calling for clean air, water and land. They were spurred by severe pollution and environmental disasters. And that year, in a bipartisan effort, the Environmental Protection Agency was created.But now environmental rules are under threat as the Trump administration looks to roll back federal regulations. And the head of the E.P.A., Scott Pruitt, above, is under scrutiny for allegations of unchecked spending and ethics lapses, including his interactions with lobbyists.Our investigative reporters found that many of the pitfalls he has encountered in Washington have echoes in his past.Did you keep up with the headlines this week? Test your knowledge with our news quiz. … [Read more...] about Earth Day, North Korea, Michael Cohen: Your Weekend Briefing
By Jennifer Karmarkar | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: April 20, 2018 at 4:43 pm | UPDATED: April 20, 2018 at 4:49 pm For the second year, students, parents and staff at John Malcom Elementary School in Laguna Niguel celebrated all things green during an Earth Day Celebration near the school’s garden, on Wednesday, April 18. Representatives from Whole Foods, CC&R Environmental Services and Dana Point Headlands manned booths at which students could plant pollinator garden seeds in egg crates, take a quiz on recycling or play a spin-and-win game about animals. Students at John Malcom Elementary School in Laguna Niguel got to pet a chicken named Shark at an Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 18. (Photo by Bill Alkofer, contributing photographer) Students at John Malcom Elementary School in Laguna Niguel look at soil samples during an Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 18. (Photo by Bill Alkofer, contributing … [Read more...] about At John Malcom Elementary in Laguna Niguel every day is Earth Day
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 14 things to do on Milwaukee Day 2018 From lots of local music to deals with the Harley-Davidson Museum and Historic Milwaukee, here are 14 ways to celebrate Milwaukee pride April 14. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 10:09 a.m. CT April 12, 2018 | Updated 12:18 p.m. CT April 12, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Answer: "This Wisconsin city celebrates itself every April 14, a date based on its 414 area code." Question: "What is Milwaukee?" That's … [Read more...] about 14 things to do on Milwaukee Day 2018
Earth Day Reports Try the special Earth Day edition of the News Quiz Delays in rare species safeguards questioned Get fresh with Earth Day Celebrities to help commemorate Earth Day at SDSU Earth Day celebration set for Mt. Helix State parks looking for Earth Day cleanup event How do San Diego eco-leaders 'live green'? EconoMeter: How green are our panelists? EarthFair drawing thousands to Balboa Park Planet party Sunday at Balboa Park Home energy upgrades are latest shade of green Q&A: Are green businesses just for tree huggers? Green tips for the lazy State parks looking for Earth Day cleanup event Earth Day celebration set for Mt. Helix A rare butterfly that lives almost exclusively in southwestern San Diego … [Read more...] about Earth Day: Why are rare species safeguards delayed?