8th Annual Global Day of Conversation Will Focus on Coastal Cities

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Maryland and other places around the world seek to fortify and improve coastlines in the face of climate change. Since 1970, Earth Day has called attention to pressing environmental issues the world over while commemorating significant achievements in conservation and activism. For Earth Day‰Ûªs 45th anniversary, the Earth Day Network will focus on coastal cities, as many are projected to … Read More

Greening Hamburg: A Model for Sustainability

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Earth Day 2014 is upon us, and the theme for the year is Green Cities. The theme was selected by the Earth Day Network in recognition of the fact that more people now live in urban than rural areas and that the challenges of achieving a desirable quality of life in the face of growing populations will be compounded by the effects of climate change.