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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • How to plant a tree

    How to plant a tree
    Plant a tree? Sure! If Queen Elizabeth II is out there doing it in her mid-80s, you can too. Of course, HM has a retinue of staffers who do the heavy lifting: digging the hole, finding and positioning the tree, taking care of it afterward. She need only...
  • The greener office

    The greener office
    In honor of the annual Earth Day observance, here are things each of us can do to be friendlier to Mother Earth. Whether we're employed by someone, working for ourselves, job hunting or retired, we can: •Drive less. Walk more. Ride a bike. Combine...
  • Celebrate Earth Day by Getting Free Stuff!

    Celebrate Earth Day by Getting Free Stuff!
    Go green today in honor of Planet Earth - and go get some free stuff or at least a pretty sweet discount! Lots of stores getting you inside their shops but also showing us some ways to help our environment. Lowe's is giving away one million tree saplings...
  • 'Paraben-free': Should you care?

    'Paraben-free': Should you care?
    Whether perusing the beauty and personal care products at Target or Whole Foods or shopping online at Sephora, consumers are increasingly encountering the phrase "paraben-free." What exactly does paraben-free mean, and why might it matter? We take a...
  • Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat

    Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat
    Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday. During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
  • Disney hosts Earth Day activities at Animal Kingdom, theaters, stores

    Disney hosts Earth Day activities at Animal Kingdom, theaters, stores
  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • Shopping: New H&M capsule collections — Conscious Collection, Swedish Hasbeens and Fashion Against AIDS

    Shopping: New H&M capsule collections — Conscious Collection, Swedish Hasbeens and Fashion Against AIDS
    April, it turns out, is a great time to shop H&M. The fast-fashion retailer is releasing three capsule collections this month — including chic, sun-bleached day wear; graphic-heavy streetwear; and quaint, boho-inspired shoes. The brand's annual H&M...
  • Documentary decries the food on school lunch trays [Updated]

     
    School lunch seems to be on everybody’s agendas these days, from First Lady Michelle Obama to chefs like Alice Waters and Jamie Oliver, to politicians being asked to spend a little more, to advocates and business people who say they......
  • Movie Preview: “African Cats,” DisneyNature’s next Earth Day doc

     
    They tried their hand at delivering straight nature documentaries on a couple of Earth Days. The trailer to “African Cats” suggests Disney is going more for story, empathy, etc. , than “Oceans” or “Earth.” Look for this...
  • A not-so ’strong crop’ of documentaries amount to films nobody saw

     
    A few people asked, when I posted my top ten list for the best films of 2010, “Where are the great documentaries?” To which I reply, “Indeed. Where were they?” I have noticed many other top ten lists that didn't bother with a &#...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...