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Land: Forests and Trees

In a general sense, everyone knows how important forests and trees are for human beings. Plants produce approximately half the oxygen on the planet. Every other breath comes from the forests, trees, and other plants of the world. Forests, like the Amazon rainforest, are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They…

December 19, 2015 • AttendNatural Resources & Conservation

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Water: Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

Water is synonymous with life on Earth. In each of its forms, water is the lifeblood of all humans, animals, and plants. Although we named it “Earth,” our planet is more than 70 percent ocean. Microscopic marine microbes like plankton generate the other half of all oxygen on Earth. Humans are just beginning to understand…

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Air & Climate

Air pollution and quality are global issues. Smog paralyzes cities from China to Indonesia, American children suffer from higher and higher rates of asthma, and poor air quality leads to thousands of premature deaths a year. The good news? There are some fantastic organizations and technologies out there cleaning up our skies. Weather and climate…

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Sustainable Savor Dallas Restaurant Pavilion

Savor Dallas is a celebrated food, wine, and spirits festival in downtown Dallas. The creators behind this popular spring festival are bringing the finest green dining to Earth Day Texas with a sustainable version of their popular event. Visitors will love sampling dishes that are both delicious and produced by restaurants and chefs with sustainable business…

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Farmer's Market

Earth Day Texas has exciting plans to devote an entire area to Farmers Markets and to introduce the public to local vendors that can be found at Farmers Market’s all around the state of Texas. Find your new favorite source for fresh vegetables, honey, meat and so much more. If you’re into food you will…

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Volunteer Now

For the visitor that wants to get more involved in their community, Earth Day Texas is the perfect place to come to learn how to volunteer with organizations that are identifying and working to solve the pressing environmental issues of our time.

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Donate To A Cause

Not ready to volunteer or become a full-blown member but really admire what a certain environmental non-profit organization is doing? No worries — at Earth Day Texas you can donate to specific groups that are doing work that speaks to you and piques your philanthropic interests.

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Green Speaker Series Technology & Innovation

The Green Speaker Series is a cornerstone of the programming featured at Earth Day Texas, bringing fascinating individuals and organizations into the limelight to share their unique initiatives and solutions for the planet. In this department, there will be a stage focused specifically around innovation. Visitors will learn from leaders about energy, new technologies, and how…

December 19, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendTechnology & Innovation

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