Tag Archives: Earth Day

Earth Day Founder Denis Hayes Comments on Plastic Pollution

An interview with Denis Hayes, the organizer of the first Earth Day in 1970 who has continued the work through the international Earth Day Network, gives the environmental leader a forum to call for an end to plastic pollution. Talking with Mongabay, Hayes discusses the original impetus for Earth Day, its development over the years and the 2018 Earth Day theme:

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EarthX Opens in Dallas with Chasing Coral Screening, Sylvia Earle Talk

The Texas Earth Day festival, EarthX, kicks off tonight with a screening of Jeff Orlowski’s Chasing Coral, a “green carpet” event to be held at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. On Friday night, Apr. 21, Sylvia Earle, the explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, will keynote the EARTHxGlobal Gala at the Texas Discovery Garden alongside ocean activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd

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