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Earth Day tech for a greener home

All the buzz about Earth Day is doing its job— inspiring us all to think about small steps we can take toward more eco-friendly habits. While the pressure to be greener can often feel a bit uncomfortable — use less toilet paper?—there are easy ways to make changes and tech tools to help.A2B Metro E Full story

How President Nixon Spied on Earth Day

The launch of Earth Day in 1970 raised suspicions in Washington, D.C., according to former Representative Pete McCloskey, one of the organizers of the first Earth Day. Full story

Earth Day! Astronaut Celebrates Earth from Space

Earth Day is even celebrated in space. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sent down some well wishes from the International Space Station today (April 22) in honor of Earth Day. Full story

4 Ways to Green Your Office

With Earth Day approaching, consider these tips to make your office more eco-friendly. Full story

Hug a Tree! 5 Fun Facts About Earth Day

It's a day to celebrate the most famous mother of all — Mother Earth. This Monday (April 22) marks the 43rd Earth Day, with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries expected to participate in activities this year. Full story

Earth Day celebrated around the globe

Today, April 22nd, marks the 43rd anniversary of the start of a global environmental movement. How are others across the world celebrating? Full story

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Surinamese fifth and sixth graders race boats made of 500 plastic drink bottles to commemorate Earth Day in the Maroon village of Pikin Slee, some 200 km south of Paramaribo, April 24, 2013. With the growing problem of plastic litter, the project was initiated by the U.S. Peace Corps in the region

Surinamese students launch boats during a race to commemorate Earth Day in the Maroon village of Pikin Slee
Surinamese students launch boats during a race to commemorate Earth Day in the Maroon village of Pikin Slee

Surinamese fifth and sixth graders launch boats made of 500 plastic drink bottles during a race to commemorate Earth Day in the Maroon village of Pikin Slee, some 200 km south of Paramaribo, April 24, 2013. With the growing problem of plastic litter, the project was initiated by the U.S. Peace Corp

Participants attend a parade commemorating Earth Day in downtown Santiago
Participants attend a parade commemorating Earth Day in downtown Santiago

Participants attend a parade commemorating Earth Day in downtown Santiago, April 22, 2013. Students and environmental interest organisations participated in the parade, themed "March for the Protection of Water". REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (CHILE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)