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EarthxReads: Wildlife

If you like to live on the wild side, or simply enjoy learning more about some of the amazing species that live with us here on Earth, check out our wildlife reading list! Here are 5 books that touch on different animal experiences and environments, and the way that humans and wildlife can peacefully and…

August 14, 2018 • Academic, Culture & Community

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EarthxReads: Summer Reading Picks from EarthX!

At EarthX, we are dedicated to the spread of knowledge about our planet and how to protect it. Our office’s library houses hundreds of books on a variety of topics such as climate, conservation, energy, and much more. Here are a few books that we are reading this summer! Eco-chic: The Fashion Paradox by Sandy Black “In…

July 10, 2018 • Academic, Culture & Community

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EarthxArt: Discover How Art Can Inspire Change

EarthX will have several art displays at our event this year, each illustrating in their own way the interaction of humans and our environment. Chip Thomas is a physician and artist that works in the Navajo Nation, and in his black-and-white portraits he depicts how the environment touches the every day lives of the Navajo people.…

March 26, 2018 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Five Reasons to Bring Your Family to EarthX 2018

Earth Day Texas 2016, at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. At EarthX, we believe in the importance of creating and supporting the innovations that will bring us a more sustainable future for the next generation. That is why we have included fun and interactive events and exhibits for children and families to get involved. It…

April 20, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityChildren & FamilyEvent NewsYouth

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Save Monarch Butterflies

On one of my habitual morning runs, I noticed a monarch butterfly resting on the Katy Trail, mere inches from my sneakers. It was nearly impossible to see in the dark of pre-dawn. As I ran on, I worried that an unwitting cyclist might run it over. So I turned around and stood over the…

January 4, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityLatest News

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Urban Trails And Walkability

Walkability is a critical aspect of New Urbanism and the movement to design and build smarter cities for a higher quality of life. With the Katy Trail, the Trinity Strand Trail, White Rock Lake, and more, the City of Dallas is investing in walkability and recreation for its citizens.  If you are looking to explore some…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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College & University Networking

Dozens of pre-eminent colleges and universities, including Yale, Harvard, Southern Methodist, Texas A&M, Baylor, and University of Texas at Austin have exhibited their research, schools, and initiatives at EarthX to raise awareness for their institution as well as open conversations with curious students. High school students can interact with colleges and universities to learn about the…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Science On A Sphere

  Watch the Earth as if from outer space on this state-of-the-art 68” in diameter spherical display. Scientific research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) simulates weather patterns, ocean currents, airline travel, and even Facebook connectivity. This sphere features 100s of movies, models, and images ranging from extraordinary climate conditions on Jupiter to today’s…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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