it is also important to continue to learn and participate in environmentalism and conservation year-round, not just on Earth Day
Earth Day is coming up and you know what that means. Your social media feeds are going to be filled with people posting pictures of nature. While these posts are a great way to appreciate the Earth, it is also important to continue to learn and participate in environmentalism and conservation year-round, not just on Earth Day. If you’re unsure of where to begin, here are some events and resources where you can get started.
Pomona College Events happening during Earth Week
Monday, April 19 - Friday, April 23
Sustainability Week Challenge: April 19-23
Earn prizes such as a Patagonia jacket, water bottle and zero waste products by completing sustainability challenges. Fill out the form and learn more about the competition here.
EcoReps Game Night: Tuesday 4/20 at 5PM PST
Play Skribbl.io and Kahoot to learn more about environmentalism and sustainability!
Geology Liaisons Movie Night: Thursday 4/22 at 4PM PST
Come watch an environmentalism movie with the Geo Liaisons!
EcoNews Bulletin Power Bowl Cooking Night: Friday 4/23 at 5:30PM PST
Organizations to look into and donate to
- Coalition for Rainforest Nations
- Roots and Shoots
- Asian Pacific Environmental Network
- Indigenous Environmental Network
- All We Can Save by multiple environmentalists
- Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
- The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
- Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
- Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Zero Waste stores & environmentally conscious brands
is a senior Biology major from Redmond, WA. She is interested in how climate change and environmental issues affect minority and low-income communities.