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Earth Day

  • Eco Issue 2017

    In the Weeds

    By Amber Sampson, Jessie O'Brien, Lissa Townsend Rodgers and Shannon Miller

    How gardens grow in our concrete jungle.

  • Seven Days

    AIDS Walk, Earth Day and More This Week

    By Bob Whitby

    Who put some of the nation’s most notorious mobsters behind bars? The IRS, that’s who. If that’s surprising to you on this, the day after tax day, then perhaps you should attend the latest installment of the Mob Museum’s Courtroom Conversation series at 8 p.m.

  • Bargain Hunter

    Save the planet by shopping

    April 22 is Earth Day, and what better way to save the world than by shopping? Here’s the deal: Buffalo Exchange hosts a $1 sale April 16, honoring the earth and benefiting the Humane Society. How can you not take advantage of recycled fashion for just a buck? Attend this extravaganza with a friend, arrive early and be prepared to battle. Doors open at 10 a.m., but savvy shoppers line up hours before. Find Buffalo Exchange at 4110 S. Maryland Parkway.

  • Neon Green

    When land and resource economist Josef Marlow was preparing a study about Las Vegas earlier this year, the title of his report, “Growth and Sustainability in the Las Vegas Valley,” had his colleagues in the Tucson, Ariz., office of the nonprofit Sonoran Institute shaking their heads. “People were asking whether it was an oxymoron,” he says. It’s a fair question, even for those of us who live here. His answer? “On the surface it looks like one of the most unsustainable places on the planet. But there’s a lot of stuff under the surface.”

  • Green Ideas

    Local experts share ways Southern Nevada can become a more sustainable place:

  • The Latest

    Earth Day Birthday

    Earth Day turns 40 on April 22, and while the event may now be considered over the hill, it is still fighting an uphill battle. Green energy, water conservation and climate change are focal points of this year’s campaign, and an estimated one billion people in 190 countries will observe the day of environmental awareness.