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Earth Day and the Overview Effect

“When we look down at the Earth from space we see this amazing, indescribably beautiful planet.  It looks like a living, breathing organism.  But it also at the same time looks extremely fragile.”  Space Shuttle and International Space Station astronaut Ron Garan, Jr.   Photo Credit: NASA   Perspective.  Our…
Mike Kensler
April 18, 2022
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Earth Day Awareness

Come enjoy the beauty of the spring blooms while also learning about various conservation topics. This family friendly event will allow guests to explore the Arboretum and enjoy hands on activities about endangered and invasive species, water pollution and recycling.
April 19, 2021
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Drive Electric Alabama

Drive Electric Earth Day is a national campaign to share information about electric vehicles during April, which was postponed due to severe weather. In addition to being better for the environment, electric vehicles are more fun to drive, more convenient to fuel, and less expensive to operate than gasoline vehicles.…
April 14, 2021

Earth Day Extravaganza

Auburn students will be celebrating our planet and promoting sustainable living at the Earth Day Extravaganza. UPC, the Department of Geosciences, the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department, and the Office of Sustainability are providing students with a day of education, fun, and food. Features include activities like planting succulents, puzzles,…
October 7, 2020
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Sustainability Coalition Hosts Sustainability Week 2015

In celebration of the 45-anniversary of Earth Day, the Sustainability Coalition will be hosting Sustainability Week from April 15 through April 22.   During the course of the week, students, faculty, and staff are invited to join in a variety of activities designed to increase awareness, build community, and provide the…
April 1, 2015