What is Earth Day?: What is Earth Day? Earth Day is a name of a global, commemorative day each year
It marks the advent of spring in the Northern hemisphere and autumn in the Southern hemisphere.
It is both intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment.
Are There Two Earth Days?: Are There Two Earth Days? Yes -- there are two Earth Days:
John McConnell, a peace activist is credited as being the founder of Earth Day. He visualized the idea of a worldwide holiday called Earth Day during a UNESCO Conference on the Environment in the year 1969. This is held on March 20th or 21st each year.
The second Earth Day, held first on April 22nd, 1970, and every year thereafter is more popular -- it is the largest secular holiday in the world.
What is the Earth Day Flag?: What is the Earth Day Flag? The Earth Day flag is an unofficial representation -- but it is widely popular. It shows a NASA image of the earth over a blue background.
What should I do on Earth Day?: What should I do on Earth Day? Earth Day is a time to celebrate gains we have made and create new visions to accelerate environmental progress. Earth Day is a time to unite around new actions. Earth Day and every day is a time to act to protect our planet.
Source: US Government Site http://www.earthday.gov
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