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As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, let us not forget that Friday marks the second anniversary of the start of the BP oil spill. It deserves more than a shrug, an "oh, yeah," and "how's the fishing?" It deserves more than a solemn voiced announcer relegating it to a "this day in history," with a picture from the archives to jog our memory.

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At Earth Day tire roundup, rubber hits the road to recyclingupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 22:54:00

It's like an Easter egg hunt for grownups.

Earth Day deals 2011updated: Sun Apr 17 2011 04:32:00

While Earth Day isn't an official holiday -- no day off work on April 22, sadly -- there will be celebrations worldwide -- tree plantings, river cleanups, trail building projects. And like most holidays, Earth Day presents ample opportunities to score a deal.

CNNMoney: Happy Earth Day from Target! Reusable bagsupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 17:29:00

On Sunday, Target will give away 1 million reusable bags in celebration of Earth Day.

Will Earth day be overshadowed by another environmental disaster?updated: Mon Apr 04 2011 09:54:00

A year ago, the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history began on April 20 -- which, ironically, also marked Earth Day.

(HFR for Earth Day) Pace of polar ice melt 'accelerating rapidly'updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 10:04:00

The pace at which the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are melting is "accelerating rapidly" and raising the global sea level, according to findings of a study financed by NASA and published Tuesday.

(HFR for Earth Day) Hybrid town car conversion cuts CO2, costsupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 10:01:00

A plug-and-play hybrid conversion for the Lincoln Town Car is helping the ubiquitous "black car" turn green.

(HFR for Earth Day) Today's clean tech could power the world by 2050updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:59:00

Using existing technologies, the world could convert almost entirely to green power by mid-century � and it wouldn't cost much more than people now spend on energy, says a new analysis of global energy use.

I want to live in a world...updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:59:00

On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, CNN iReporters share their visions for the world they want to live in.

Earth Day at 40: Environmental movement has undergone significant changeupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:59:00

William Moomaw received an unusual request on the morning of April 22, 1970.

(HFR for Earth Day) Midway's Albatrosses survive the tsunamiupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:55:00

The famed albatrosses of Midway Atoll took a beating from the tsunami, but their population will survive, say biologists on the islands.

(HFR for Earth Day) Google maps now features EV charging stationsupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:51:00

Google Maps now features a definitive list of EV charging stations, available at the click of a mouse.

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