Environment & Nature

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    Snow in Central park.

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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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    Peter Fleiss – Corporate Angel Network’s Executive Director Emeritus

    One-Year-Old with Rare Cancer Flies to NYC for Treatment Free on 50,000th Corporate Angel Network Patient Flight.  Good News speaks to Peter Fleiss – Corporate Angel Network’s Executive Director Emeritus On the evening of April 14, 2016, one-year-old cancer patient Baron Yerby will fly home to Atlanta after a treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.  However, […]

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    Barbara Simmons, HUMAN PEACE SIGN TO KICK OFF

    THE PEACE CENTER’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY ON MAY 22 The Peace Center, located in Langhorne of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has started its #SPEAKUPFORPEACE campaign to give people a space and a voice in creating the kind of community we all wish to live and work in. Kicking off its 35th anniversary celebration, the Peace Center is […]

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    Join the Ultimate Hamptons Beach Cleanup for Earth Day

    Local environmentalist Dell Cullum shares a special message urging the Hamptons community to celebrate Earth Day and help clean our beaches at the ultimate South Fork beach cleanup—including CCOM’s Great Montauk Clean-Up, the third annual Shoreline Sweep and the Leap Frog Cleanup—from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. this Saturday, April 23. (Rain Date: Saturday, April 30) *** […]

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    TO KICK OFF EARTH WEEK. SECOND ANNUAL BIKE-TO-WORK RIDE

    8:00 AM MONDAY, APRIL 18TH GRAND ARMY PLAZA PROSPECT HEIGHTS Tomorrow at 8:00 AM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will lead local leaders and dozens of Brooklynites on his second annual Bike-to-Work ride, as he kicks off Earth Week celebrations in and around the borough. The event will highlight the positive impact that New […]

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