Earth Day Turns 35

Celebrate your home


| April 21, 2005


The environment has taken a backseat to modern living and not without cost. The temperature is gradually swelling, polar ice caps are melting, species are dying off, and in many places the water is too polluted to drink. There is no better time than the present to reverse the tide -- and no better day to begin than Earth Day. Fortunately, for those of us who need a push and some direction, there's a bevy of resources.

Earthday.net is a one-stop shop, where surfers can search for events in their area and learn how to get involved in community-based campaigns. For family-friendly tips, Kids Domain offers a variety of activities, including interactive, online games and songs inspired by Mother Earth. The Earth Day Groceries Project encourages students to decorate paper grocery bags with environmental messages.

The Environmental Protection Agency is pitching in with a heap of resources, including information on how to support cleaner electricity generation. You can also find out about the environmental conditions in your community and learn how to help your employer become more energy efficient. There's even a link to scout out volunteer opportunities and Earth Day events in your area.

Go there >>Earth Day Network

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