Cleanups aren't the only way to show your love for the planet on April 22. Check out some of these other local events, and you can celebrate Earth Day all week long.
Earth Day is Monday, April 22, but Central New York has started the party for our planet a week early.
Nearly 5,000 volunteers picked up trash last Friday and Saturday in Onondaga County as part of the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency’s Earth Day cleanup. In those two days, they collected over 8,400 pounds of garbage. Cleanups are planned through this week and into the weekend around the county, if you’re looking to help out.
Renowned photographer Jim Richardson used examples from nature to explain how too much light affects all kinds of life.
Jim Richardson has been all over the world. He’s published photos for over 25 stories in National Geographic and he's taken pictures from Kansas to Scotland. But Richardson doesn’t flaunt his travels. Rather, he started off his lecture at Hendrick’s Chapel on Tuesday night by showing us a place we all share, but so often forget — our place among the stars.
"We live here,” Richardson said, pointing to a photo of a starry night. “We live in the galaxy up there, the Great Milky Way."
Make Mother Nature proud with these fun and simple ideas for costumes. See, it's easy being green!
Halloween is approaching quickly, and the leaves outside are turning from summery greens to lush reds. But just because the trees are becoming less green doesn't mean you should too. Make the environment one of your top priorities this Halloween with these green-themed costume ideas.
Try these fall dessert recipes that are better for the Earth — and for your health — than conventional candies.
Trick or treat, give me something good and full of artificial sweeteners and trans-fats to eat?
Halloween candy is tempting and only in season once a year. Plus, it comes in “fun” sizes, so you can eat more and without feeling guilty. Well, without feeling guilty until you look at the ingredient list, or until you eat 15 candy bars and your stomach revolts on you — whichever comes first.