Kashmiri women row a boat filled with weed after cleaning the Dal Lake on Earth Day, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The weed-clogged Dal Lake is central to Kashmir’s tourist trade and efforts are being made to rescue the lake. In the past two decades the lake has shrunk by more than half, according to environmental study reports.

Photos: Earth Day 2014

People across the globe hold events to celebrate the Earth’s environment and spread awareness on how to conserve its natural resources on Ea…

Julie Pierce emerged from the Milwaukee River covered with filth and oil as her Shorewood High School conducted a constructive demonstration by cleaning debris from the shoreline of a park in Shorewood, a Milwaukee suburb, April 22, 1970. The high school junior was participating in the national observance of Earth Day.

Photos: First Earth Day in 1970

Clean ups, protests, and gatherings were held across the country for the first Earth Day observance in 1970.

Runners take part in the Run as One Boston Marathon Tribute Run in Green Bay, Monday, April 21, 2014. (WLUK/Chris Bourassa)

Local runners honor Boston Marathon

APPLETON – Runners in our area took time to honor the Boston Marathon in their own way.   Some area communities held runs in solidarity with…