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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to ..... It was launched in June 2013 on the occasion of the World Environment Day by Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, Union Ministers of India at a function ...

www.earthday.org/about/the-history-of-earth-day

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 ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-jackie-speier/remembering-the-purpose-o_b_7155274.html

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 ...

encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Earth+Day

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/all-about-earth-day-606790

Feb 28, 2017 ... In either case, the purpose of the day is to inspire appreciation for the earth's environment and awareness of issues that threaten it. More » ...

www.resnet.us/library/earth-day-why-its-important

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...

pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/04/08/earth-day-wiki-history-why-important

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.

www.wpbmagazine.com/the-importance-of-earth-day-global-observance

Apr 22, 2017 ... The purpose of planning the first Earth Day was to show political leadership in the nation supporting the environment movement at that time.

www.wired.co.uk/article/earth-day-2017

Apr 22, 2017 ... Earth Day on April 22 2017 has grown larger than ever - demonstrating the political roots of environmentalism.