Posts Tagged with "earth-day"

All Our Water is Going to a Plant We Don’t Eat to Support a Diet We Don’t Need.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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All Our Water is Going to a Plant We Don’t Eat to Support a Diet We Don’t Need.

2013 went down as the driest year in California’s recorded history.  A major reservoir outside of Sacramento has been reduced from 83% to 36% capacity in just over 2 years.  In the Central Valley, 1,200 square miles of land is sinking at a rate of 11 inches a year from the drilling of groundwater.  And [...]

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BofA Takes the Earth out of Earth Day

Friday, April 20, 2012

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BofA Takes the Earth out of Earth Day

If there was ever a time for Bank of America to address the outcry over its ecological rampage, this was it. Environmental organizations in Charlotte, North Carolina received a surprising invitation: Bank of America was organizing an “Earth Day expo” to “promote environmentally friendly issues and causes.” Had Bank of America seen the light on [...]

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest! Check out the 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest winners. All of the poster entries were wonderfully inspiring and heartfelt. We had a tough time choosing finalists because all of the entries were so fantastic. After our voting period, we are happy to announce [...]

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Washington Youth Say “No” to Coal Exports on Earth Day

Friday, April 22, 2011

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Washington Youth Say “No” to Coal Exports on Earth Day

The nationwide mobilization to stop the export of dirty energy from America to overseas markets is gaining momentum. Today in Olympia, WA, Evergreen University students celebrated Earth Day by delivering over 7,000 petition signatures gathered by Rainforest Action Network and Washington PIRG to WA Gov. Chris Gregoire’s office in the capitol. The petition calls on [...]

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VOTE on RAN’s Earth Day Poster Contest Finalists

Friday, April 22, 2011

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VOTE on RAN’s Earth Day Poster Contest Finalists

RAN’s annual kids’ Earth Day Poster Contest finalists have been determined, and we need your votes to help pick our winner! We received so many amazing entries, ranging from precious to profound, but we had to narrow it down to 15 finalists. You can view and vote on your favorite poster right now at ran.org/posters. Students [...]

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General Mills Under National Fire: New York to Minnesota

Sunday, May 2, 2010

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Last week was a busy one for General Mills, finding themselves increasingly under public scrutiny.  Not only are hundreds of children across the country now pressuring the company to get the palm oil out of their Cheerios, but during the 2010 Edison Awards in New York while receiving a gold award for their “Gluten Free [...]

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Winner of RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Congratulations to the Winner of Rainforest Action Network’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest: Name: Kayla Smith Grade: 6th Teacher: Amy Cole School: Thompkins Middle School Location: Evansville, IN —- Congratulations to Brandon and our Honorable Mentions below!  Everybody who participated in RAN’s 2010 Earth Day Poster Contest is a winner. Why? Because when the planet [...]

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General Mills: What’s in My Breakfast that’s Killing Orangutans?

Friday, April 23, 2010

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Thanks to over 700 activists from across the country who signed up to participate in two separate weeks of action targeting General Mills’ cereal brands, thousands of grocery store shoppers now know not to buy Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Trix, or any of the company’s other brands that contain palm oil, unless they want to knowingly [...]

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How Bolivia celebrates Earth Day

Thursday, April 22, 2010

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This morning my email inbox was full of advocacy groups commemorating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. As the ecological systems that support life are reaching their brink, there is certainly a good reason to use this opportunity to shine a spotlight on a range of issues and challenges. But activist organizations aren’t alone in [...]

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Earth Day: the whole world, not so wide

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

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Here in RAN’s office, Earth Day passes without too much fanfare. We’re usually busy with the shareholder meetings of corporate targets and with getting the message out about our campaigns. Even so, Earth Day is an invitation for the media and all of us to think about the planet as a whole. What’s significant about [...]

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