Earth Day Articles

Deserting The Desert - A Plan To Green The World's Deserts

The Sahara Forest Project is a plan to produce fresh water, food and renewable energy in hot deserts. A demonstration center is being developed in Jordan.

In The Gardens We're Seedin' - The Guerilla Gardening Movement

Around the world, people are reclaiming orphaned urban land, and turning it into gardens.

Lights Out - A Sensor That Cuts Your Electricity Usage

A single sensor in your home could save you 40% of your electricity costs.

Plan It - Chart The World With StatPlanet

StatPlanet lets you interact easily with a wealth of World Bank data.

Got Wind? Drive! - A Car That Goes With The Wind

A wind-powered car has just completed a 3,000 mile journey for less than $15.

From Earth Shoes To Carbon Footprints, Earth Day Accesses Social Media

The Earth Day Network and Proctor & Gamble are collaborating on social networks to motivate the digerati to lessen their environmental impact on the planet. With the launch of the Billion Acts of Green™ Facebook and iPhone applications, friends, family and followers are being asked to issue pledges of at least one  "act of green" and share it with their Facebook network.

Jingle All The Way - Schwarzenegger Warns That Oil Dependence Will Leave Us With Just Change In Our Pockets

Arnold Schwarzenegger wants us to end our dependence on fossil fuels. Hasta la vista, baby!

Google Goats Its PR Mowers Back Into Action For Earth Day

Once again Google is resorting to the use of grass-hungry goats to cut their lawn. In what was perceived as a PR stunt by TechCrunch and others last year, Google returns to their sideline work of goat herding. To present themselves as sympathetic to the needs of the environment, Google will bring in hundreds of goats to their Mountain View compound to act as lawnmowers.