Posted by: sforshner | April 22, 2008

Every Day Is Earth Day

FYI – transient travels has moved to a new url, transienttravels.com and this post can also be viewed here: http://transienttravels.com/?p=151

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Today, I was most interested to see what green bloggers were going to say about Earth Day today, and it was pretty much what I expected – mixed emotions. We should be eco-conscious every day and many made that a point and I agree.

That is not to say that Earth Day is not a good thing, which no one argued. It is a great thing, it is a time that we can all come together in acknowledgement, to celebrate what we have been doing and what we can do to become more eco-conscious. It can also serve as a day of stark recognition of all that can go wrong if we do not act.

In today’s Concierge.com newsletter, Peter J. Frank listed Travel’s Most Endangered Places, similar to the world’s most endangered coastlines that I blogged about a while back.

Of the many places at stake – the habitat of the polar bear Northern Manitoba Coast, Canada.

For more information: The Natural Resources Defense Council’s Polar Bear SOS program

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And, Go Green Travel Green Blog marked a series, “25 Days to Green Travel” and today they posted photos, a few that were nothing short of heartbreaking.

[Taken from Go Green Travel Green: Oiled bird from Black Sea oil spill. photo credit: marinephotobank

[Take from Go Green Travel Green: Polar bear on melted ice near Barents Island, Norway. © Arne Naevra]

At the end of the day, as long as we keep learning new ways to go green and putting those ways into action, we are on the right track.

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  1. wow i dont know what to say i am blown away i am a freak over going green but i know im am helping but i want to haep more so can you mabe e-mailme on up coming events and stuff to help animals so have a nice day and GO GREEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WELALL CAN SAVE THE PLANIT !!!!!!! GO GREEN GO GREEN


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