EPA News You Can Use – April 2012 EARTH DAY EXTRA http://www.epa.gov/gogreen
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Earth Day is April 22, and we’re excited to share many opportunities with you to celebrate and engage!
Join the conversation! We’ve created a place for you to talk about environmental issues and share environmental tips you use every day.
First watch the video:
Then start a discussion or join an existing one:
Six Words for the Planet. EPA and SMITH Magazine are teaming up to invite you to submit six words to describe our planet. SMITH Magazine will feature them on smithmag.net/planet and we’ll post some on EPA. Now through June 30. Get writing! Learn how it works:
“Environment in a Day” Photo Project. Take a photo on Earth Day, April 22 and show the world the environment as you see it! Day or night, pretty or ugly, landscapes or cities, wildlife or people: anything that strikes you. Then share on Flickr. Details on how to participate:
Greenquest! Search for clues and phrases as you learn things you can do to help protect your health and the environment. If you find all the answers, you can write your name on the Greenquest wall and optionally enter a drawing to be a guest blogger for EPA. Online April 16-22. Start your search:
Come to a local event. Check out the Earth Day website for events near you and lots of other things you can do to participate in and celebrate Earth Day! Find an event near you:
Habla español? Aprenda más acerca del Día del Planeta Tierra y de lo que usted puede hacer para ayudar a proteger el medio ambiente. Escuche los podcasts ambientales. Inscrbase para recibir un consejo por correo electrnico en abril.
P3 in DC. If you’re in Washington, DC on Earth Day, don’t miss seeing the fascinating student projects at “P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability.” Free, on the National Mall, April 21-23:
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