Is Earth Alive?

Proposed by scientists James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in the 70s, the Gaia theory suggests Earth is a self-supporting singular life form, similar to a cell. The theory claims that, rather than being merely a stage upon which life exists, life — in all forms — works to actively construct an Earthly environment in which it can…

Fragile Earth Puts a Century of Climate Change At Your Fingertips

As a follow-up to the previous Wonders of the Universe i-app released by Harper Collins, Fragile Earth brings us back from the farthest reaches of the Universe to our own beautiful blue world, whose surface is rapidly changing due to the effects of human civilization. With Fragile Earth those changes are brought to light with…

One Earth. One planet. One hour.

Earth Hour. On Saturday, March 26 at 8:30pm – 9:30pm your local time, join millions of people who will show their support for our world’s environmental future by turning off the lights in your home or business for one hour. That’s it. Lights out. It’s a small reduction in power usage, but a big message…

Darken the Lights

This Saturday, from 8:30 to 9:30pm your local time, join millions of people around the world in celebration of the 4th annual Earth Hour by turning off the lights in your home or office. It’s a message of support for our planet! It’s about individual empowerment and generating an interest and a global voice on…