Earth Day

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April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more
April 22, 2014

National Parks: 'A Universal Symbol of Freedom and Democracy'

Dr. Juraj Svajda of Slovakia credits his parents for his love of nature: “While growing up I spent summers and… more
April 22, 2014

Every Day Is #EarthDay

Earth Day is an important day of commemoration for the Department of State, both here in D.C. and at our… more
April 22, 2013

Working Together To Feed the World and Protect the Planet

Today's celebration of Earth Day is an opportunity to remind ourselves and our partners of the connection between our environment,… more
April 22, 2013

Saving Lives, Livelihoods, and Life

Biological diversity -- or biodiversity -- simply refers to the variety of plants, animals, and other living things on Earth.… more
April 22, 2013

International Exchanges: Empowering Environmental Leaders

This Earth Day individuals in every region in the world are addressing environmental issues in their home communities. The State… more
April 22, 2012

Earth Observations Help Protect Our Planet

When a massive earthquake hit Japan in March 2011, an informal global network of government officials and NGOs delivered real-time… more
April 22, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Are Going Green

The State Department's Earth Day event, an exhibition titled "American Face of Green -- Embassies Leading the Way," demonstrated how… more
April 25, 2011

DipNote: The Week in Review

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, DipNote Associate Editor Sarah Goldfarb highlights the week in review, including… more
April 22, 2011

Women as Environmental Change Agents

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer highlights the role of… more
April 22, 2011

Consulate Sydney Lowers Carbon Footprint, Slashes Electricity Usage

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Andy Ball, a General Services Officer at the U.S. Consulate in… more

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April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more

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