Environmental News Roundup – Apr. 29, 2015

Did Nepal Earthquake Change Mount Everest’s Height? The massive earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday likely caused permanent changes in the Earth’s surface and may have made Everest a little taller—or shorter, scientists say. A team of geologists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is … Continue reading

Environmental News Roundup – Earth Day 2015

Earth Day’s Importance and Evolution Since 1970 Decades later, we find the issue of environmental protection has evolved in a number of important ways. Environmental pollution is widely seen as a public health issue and broad public support for a … Continue reading

Love Your Planet

Earth Day is on April 22nd, and it’s just right around the corner! Earth Day is an event to increase public awareness of the world’s environmental problems. First off, let’s watch the video below to learn some history about this … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning, Art Upgrade

The Workhouse Arts Center is having a “Spring Cleaning, Art Upgrade” this weekend with a smashing 20% off discount coupon. In order to get the discount, bring in a mass-produced decoration, such as a framed poster from Ikea or flower vase … Continue reading

Environmental News Roundup – Apr. 15, 2015

World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Placed Under 24-Hour Armed Guard In Kenya After the decimation of his species by poachers, Sudan the rhino finds himself in a extremely precarious position: He is the last male northern white rhinoceros on the … Continue reading

Polar Bears + Melting Sea Ice = Don’t Add Up

David Mizejewski, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Naturalist, describes how global warming affects the life and food sources for polar bears. Polar Bears International and NWF are working together to educate people of the threats that are harming these beautiful … Continue reading

Environmental News Roundup – Apr. 8, 2015

ADM Announces Plan to Fight Deforestation Archer Daniels Midland, one of the world’s largest commodities suppliers, has joined the growing number of major agriculture and food companies promising to take steps to conserve forests that are threatened by the global … Continue reading

Digital Responsibility is Offering an Environmental Scholarship

Our friends at Digital Responsibility are offering a $1,000 E-waste scholarship to high school, college, and graduate students, who are interested in the environment. “The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the impact of e-waste and what can be … Continue reading