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The purpose of Earth Day is to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth and the environment.

Earth Day - Wikipedia

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Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held ..... on the occasion of the World Environment Day by Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, Union Ministers of ...

The History of Earth Day | Earth Day Network

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Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of counterculture in the United ...

Remembering the Purpose of Earth Day | The Huffington Post

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Apr 27, 2015 ... I celebrated the 45th Earth Day with the Pacifica Beach Coalition, a group that collects trash and restores habitat. Forty-five years ago, rivers ...

Earth Day | Article about Earth Day by The Free Dictionary

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The first Earth Day was observed on April 22, 1970, for the purpose of drawing public attention to the need for cleaning up the earth's air and water and for ...

Earth Day 2017: History of Earth Day

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By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked.

Earth Day - Why it's Important | RESNET

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May 3, 2012 ... Earth Day is important. It educates us about what we have and what we are losing by acting in ways that aren't environmentally friendly or...

What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important? « CBS New York

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Apr 8, 2015 ... For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day is about much more than just planting a few trees.

Earth Day - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, ...

Earth Day - National Geographic Society

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Apr 16, 2016 ... Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect ...