Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of modern environmental movement, 1970. Earth Day 1970 gave voice to an emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns on the front page. The idea of this national Earth day was founded by Gaylord Nelson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. Every year, Earth Day is celebrated acro
Of all planets, the earth remains special and notable for her rare hospitability, her ability to support and sustain both the living and the inanimate. She is self-sustaining and self-replenishing. She supports series of actions, reactions and activities all at once. She has been responsible from inception for the accommodation of all life and lifeless forms as well as the supply of all that is needed for both to the beauty and the beast. The earth has beautiful and wonderful
Plant for the Planet is a segment of the Green Economy initiative of the International Student Environment Coalition, Nigeria Chapter which is the first tree planting competition among schools in Nigeria and arguably in West Africa.
It is a dream shared by ISEC Nigeria team to green up all schools in the country starting from the communities to the metropolis as part of the aim to unite all students for the fight against climate change which is still very strange to Nigeria
We held a conference discussing the future of agriculture: new technologies that will appear or are already in manufacturing process, like being able to "send" seeds/ information about plants like substances etc through a "wifi" type technology. We also talked about how you can grow your own garden home, with vegetables like spinach tomatoes and in general greens which are really easy to harvest. At the end, we gave each one of our participants a pot with a couple of tomatoes
ISEC Iceland met with Ungir umhverfissinnar (e. Young environmentalists) for a photo petition to fight against oil and gas production on the beautiful Lofoten islands, Norway. To find out more check out: www.lovese.no