Environment & Nature

  • Earth Day Special…

    Who Discovered Earth Asking who discovered the Earth may seem like a silly question—but it isn’t. After all, what is there to discover, if the very first humans lived on the planet anyway? But while this is the case, it took some time before people actually recognized the Earth, the fourth one from the Sun […]

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    An Evening of Music & Magic! Presented by “Toward A Sustainable Clearwater”

    Dear Friends You are invited to an Evening of Music & Magic! “Toward A Sustainable Clearwater” presents a fabulous night of entertainment and we hope to see you there! Come hear musicians/songwriters Pinetree, Fred Gillan Jr & Laura Bowman plus be amazed by the always surprising magician Eric Walton! Location is at Tent & Trails […]

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    Enter a World of Spectacular Color –  the Magnificent Orchid Thailand Show at the New York Botanical Garden.

    The Orchid Show celebrates its 15th year at The New York Botanical Garden with an homage to the wealth of orchids and rich cultural history of Thailand. Thailand is home to more than 1,200 native orchid species and over the last century it has become the leading exporter of cultivated tropical orchids in the world. Native […]

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    Headed North, Sandhill Cranes Squeeze In Where They Can

    Trilobites By JOANNA KLEIN Sandhill cranes on March 20 in the Platte River in Grand Island, Neb. The peak roosting period this year was March 8 through March 16. You’ll hear it before you see it. The ancient call of a single crane can trumpet out for miles. And when they all cry out at […]

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    Snow in Central park……Plus some history on the Jackie Kennedy Onassis reservoir…

    Snow in Central park. One of the Park’s most picturesque landscapes, the reservoir is 40 feet deep and holds a billion gallons of water. It was built in the 1860s as a temporary water supply for New York City, while the Croton Water system was shut down for repairs two weeks each year. At the […]

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    Ailanthus altissima, commonly known as tree of heaven, ailanthus, or in Standard Chinese as chouchun (Chinese: 臭椿; pinyin: chòuchūn; literally: “foul smelling tree”), is a deciduous tree in the Simaroubaceae family. It is native to both northeast and central China, as well as Taiwan and subject matter of the best-selling American novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. video & podcast are here

    http://goodnewsplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ct.jpg Ailanthus altissima /eɪˈlænθəs ælˈtɪsᵻmə/, commonly known as tree of heaven, ailanthus, or in Standard Chinese as chouchun (Chinese: 臭椿; pinyin: chòuchūn; literally: “foul smelling tree”), is a deciduous tree in the Simaroubaceae family. It is native to both northeast and central China, as well as Taiwan. Unlike other members of the genus Ailanthus, it […]

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    TRAPPIST-1, also designated as 2MASS J23062928-0502285, is an ultra-cool dwarf star located 39.5 light-years (12.1 parsecs) from the Sun…Also A light-year is a unit of length used to express…

    TRAPPIST-1, also designated as 2MASS J23062928-0502285, is an ultra-cool dwarf star located 39.5 light-years (12.1 parsecs) from the Sun in the constellation Aquarius. It is as of February 2017 unique in light of its seven detected roughly Earth-sized planets. In 2015, astronomers discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting the dwarf star. A team led by Michaël […]

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    The Orchid Dinner for the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) – What an important institution caring for our environment. The Plaza event was spectacular, everyone had a great time helping to raise awareness and money for the NYBG. Video and podcasts coming.

    This benefit has been made possible through the generous underwriting of An Orchid Oasis in New York City The New York Botanical Garden will host its annual Orchid Dinner on Wednesday, February 8. The historic landmark hotel, The Plaza, will be the stage for a magnificent showcase of orchid centerpieces created by the world’s leading […]

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    Peace Day Sizzle Reel – We are preparing for our September 21, 2017 Event in Times Square, please join us. Go to www.peacedayparty.org Click Here for Video & Podcast

    Peace Day Sizzle Reel – We are preparing for our September 21, 2017 Event in Times Square, please join us. Go to www.peacedayparty.orgwww.peacedayparty.org. We have created a 4.46 minute sizzle reel to show future broadcasters and sponsors. We are very excited about building a movement for our Peace Day Party event for the world, “What […]

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    Prince EA – Spoken word artist, YouTube Star, Activist Click Here for Video & Podcast

    **Earth Day is April 22nd,** but every day is Earth Day… Prince Ea Reveals How to “Pre-Order the Future” New Initiative Seeks to Create Real, Sustainable Solutions for our Planet’s Future TODAY BACKGROUND: Richard Williams, better known by his stage name Prince Ea is known as a passionate environmentalist, content creator and spokesperson for sustainable […]

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    MAKE PEACE WITH NATURE EVENT in celebration of Int’l Day of Peace in Central Park

    Dear All, My name is Julia and on behalf of Greg Reitman, I am pleased to invite you to our upcoming Make Peace with Nature Human Art Event in honor of Int’l Day of Peace in New York’s Central Park on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016. This Launch Event for the One Tree Initiative will bring […]

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    Peace Day Party Playlist…

    Music for Sing-a-Long 2016 1. Songs and Agenda for 2016 in Times Square 11:30am and Central Park (11am-11:30 AM Peace Day Party Opening. 12 NOON Moment of Silence PEACE POLE Unveiling, participants say, “May Peace Prevail on Earth, May Peace Prevail in Country Name, May Peace Prevail in your country. 1. We Are the World […]

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    On the Cusp of a Major Climate Milestone!

    Incredible news: Ahead of the G20 summit, the United States and China formally joined the Paris Climate Agreement yesterday. This historic announcement by President Obama and President Xi has catapulted the world to the cusp of formally implementing the Paris Agreement this year. Implementing the Paris Agreement will be a major global climate milestone, but there’s still […]

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    Green Garden Project

    Green Garden Project in the Upper Westside of New York. Maria, tends the garden along with the students is this environmentally perfect haven in the heart of New York.

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    Nanci Callahan, 28th Annual Ecofest…

    August 14th, 2016 Times Square New York City OUR MISSION To create an informed and interactive approach to environmental issues. · To point up the problems, discuss the solutions, mobilize action and praise the achievements of those who are successfully addressing the issues; · To promote awareness of urban and global environmental issues, i.e. clean […]

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    Annual Friends of Clearwater, NYC Chapter set sail on the almighty Hudson, in the Clearwater Sloop

    The Sloop and what it stands for has helped keep the Hudson clean. Good News is proud to serve in the advisory committee for years and support Pete Seeger and the dedicated followers We love and loved Pete.

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    Vigil For Peace and Ecology – Hula Hoop Ladies

    Vigil For Peace and Ecology – Hula Hoop Ladies share their talent with the performers for the up-coming September 18th event in the Band shell in Central Park, NYC. We all will be celebrating the International Day of Peace.

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    Montauk Manor THE BEST SUNSETS IN TOWN

    Situated on a hilltop with sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gardiner’s Bay and Block Island Sound, the Montauk Manor offers an extraordinary setting and an unparalleled experience. The building is majestic, it’s grounds are breathtaking and the accommodations, amenities and services are to be savored.

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    The Adventures of Alexey the Turtle

    Here are the amazing adventures of Alexey the turtle! Her first adventure today is going to Paul’s beautiful serene backyard. 🙂 She is an energetic, yet gentle turtle with a zest for life and delicious food! Look at her go! She is a red-ear slider. Known for her reddish-orangey stripe behind her emerald-green eyes… Celebrate […]

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    Explore, Enjoy and Protect

    Donate to help save bees 44% of colonies GONE in just a year…and more dying off every day. We can’t afford that math: Make your gift now and help us get toxic neonics off the shelves. As thanks for your donation, we’ll send your choice of our exclusive cooler tote or a packet of wildflower […]

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