Posts Tagged ‘earth day’

Make the Planet Happy for Earth Day

Earth Day 2011

Happy Earth Day!  The planet has just one wish for itself – and for us – on this special day.  That is, for us to be mindful of everyday actions that consume energy and precious resources. You don’t have to go vegetarian or donate money to a non-profit environmental organization (although that would be nice).  [...]

Enter the Disneynature African Cats Movie Giveaway Contest

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An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, “African Cats” captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the Savanna. Narrated by Oscar®-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson, the story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s [...]

Earth Day Means A DisneyNature Film Release

African Cats is the latest DisneyNature film to be released on Earth Day

My 8-year old son just came into our kitchen to tell me about the latest Earth Day DisneyNature film release: African Cats.  Its our annual tradition to see these amazing wildlife movies on Earth Day each year (April 22).  Since we particularly love cats, our family is especially excited to see African Cats this year. [...]

Why Celebrate Earth Day?

Why Celebrate Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day!  Its the 40th anniversary of the annual event which, since 1970, has helped raise awareness of environmental and climate-related issues. But what if you aren’t particularly “green”?  Even if you don’t regularly recycle or buy organic, Earth Day is a reminder for us to take care of what we own.  Just as [...]

Earth Day Climate Rally: Help Make a Difference April 25

Your mother is calling… she needs your help.  Mother Earth, that is! This Sunday, on April 25, the largest Earth Day Climate Rally in history will take place on the Mall in Washington D.C.  I’m going to be there this year (thanks to the AARP’s Create the Good, Expedia, Starwood Hotels and the Earth Day [...]

Go Solar for Earth Day

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Earth Day 2010 is this Thursday, April, 22.  If you are thinking about minimizing your carbon footprint, why not go solar for Earth Day? Sure, you could install solar panels on your home and unplug from dirty coal-based grid electricity.  But there are other options for you to consider in going green that many may [...]

Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day

Being green is important to Nancy!  It’s so important that she wants her family to take care of the Earth morning, noon, and night! About the Author Jane O’Connor is the author of more than thirty books for children, including the Nina, Nina Ballerina stories, illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo, and the Fancy Nancy picture book [...]

Winning a Trip to D.C. for Earth Day

Winning a Trip to D.C. for Earth Day

This has been an amazing week.  Yesterday, I found out that I won a sweepstakes prize consisting of a trip to Washington, D.C. for Earth Day celebrations the weekend of April 24-26! I could not be more excited to travel from the West Coast to the Nation’s capitol for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day!  [...]

40 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary

Earth Day is just three weeks away, on April 22, 2010, and its the 40th anniversary of the annual day of recognition of our Earth’s precious resources and the need to live in a sustainable manner. With the acknowledgment that Earth Day is every day, let’s review 40 ways you can go green this month [...]

Earth: The Movie

Earth: The Movie

Coming to theaters next Wednesday, April 22, on Earth Day, is “Earth,” a film produced by Disneynature with the BBC and Greenlight Media.  Much more than your average nature documentary, the movie captures rare footage of three animal families in amazing locations around the globe, over the course of a year.  Narrated by James Earl [...]