exploitation of the environment

Preventing the exploitation of the environment in war and armed conflict

The environment often remains the unpublicized victim of war United Nations Environment Programme – Established in 2001 by the United Nations General Assembly, the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an international day urging people to speak

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vegan and thriving

Celebrate World Vegan Day

A celebration of all of the benefits of a plant-based diet The Vegan Society – A global event celebrated annually on November 1, World Vegan Day celebrates the benefits of veganism for animals, humans, and the natural environment through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting

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native american heritage month

November is National American Indian Heritage Month

Paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans Native American Heritage Month – What started as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in

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earthx skyline

Celebrate Half Earth Day in Dallas

Creating a sustainable world for all life and future generations EarthX – In an effort to expand environmental awareness in the local community, EarthX EXPO has become the world’s largest green gathering in the days surrounding Earth Day in April. Dedicated to educating and inspiring people

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world food day

Celebrate World Food Day

Water is life, water is food. Leave no one behind. FAO of the United Nations – An international day celebrated every year worldwide to commemorate the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Day adopts a different theme each year in order

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international day for disaster risk

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Fighting inequality for a resilient future United Nations – International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) encourages every citizen and government to take part in building more disaster-resilient communities and nations, while celebrating how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to natural

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National Solar Tour

What is the National Solar Tour?

Experience Solar in Your Community! American Solar Energy Society – Empowering thousands of people and organizations around the country to showcase the benefits of the renewable energy and sustainability features on their properties, the National Solar Tour (NST) is an annual event organized by the American

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day helps bring people together

Together we can change the way the world works and end animal cruelty and suffering World Animal Protection – World Animal Day, sometimes referred to as World Animal Welfare Day or World Animal Protection Day is an annual event celebrating animal rights and welfare across the

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NPS wellness challenge

Enjoy the health benefits of being outdoors

Benefits of the National Parks National Park Service – Exposure to nature has endless health benefits for you and the planet, and there are more ways getting out in nature and parks improves your health and wellness. Here are a few of the health benefits of

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zero emissions day

Celebrate Zero Emissions Day

Pledge to Make Your Next Road Trip Fuel Efficient Energy.gov – Zero Emissions Day focuses on protecting our environment from harmful emissions and saving money by increasing your fuel economy, keeping the scenery and air pristine. Here are some tips to help lower emissions and fuel

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