22 Apr '11, 8pm

Happy Earth Day - Have you Thanked a Scientist Today?

On Earth Day, we celebrate the majesty and wonder of our planet, and the progress we have made in protecting and sustaining our natural environment and economy. Take some time to enjoy the outdoors and be inspired by the awe and wonder of our amazing planet; go hiking or fishing, go surfing or kayaking, or just take a moment to watch the wildlife in your backyard. And if you can't get outdoors and need some inspiration, check out this amazing video of the northern lights in Norway. In the past several decades, America has improved the quality of the water we drink, helped clean up the air we breathe, helped restore fisheries and endangered species, and helped protect wilderness, forests and natural habitats. Unfortunately, as we all know, there’s still a lot more work to be done, particularly as Members of Congress seek to roll back environmental protections and sacrifice ...

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Happy Earth Day From Our Editor

Happy Earth Day From Our Editor

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Happy Arbor Day! How to celebrate?

Happy Arbor Day! How to celebrate?

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