Earth Day

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EARTH DAY:

EARTH DAY Save the Earth

EARTH DAY:

Earth Day is the largest, most widely celebrated international environmental event. Earth Day helps celebrate Earth’s unique place in the universe. It is the only planet in our solar system teeming with incredible biodiversity and protecting this biodiversity is what Earth Day is all about. People all over the world celebrate and efforts to protect plants and animals and to clean up the world we live in. EARTH DAY

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Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970. While this first Earth Day was focused on the United States, an organization launched by Denis Hayes, who was the original national coordinator in 1970, took it international in 1990 and organized events in 141 nations. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. EARTH DAY

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Why We Celebrate Earth Day? Earth Day reminds us we all share the same planet. Sharing Earth means taking responsibility for what we use and how we use it. It is a day to think of the environmental challenges we face and how to solve them. The Protection of Earth is every person’s and every country’s responsibility.

Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:

Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Understanding how long something takes to decompose in a garbage dump or landfill can help motivate all of us to reuse and recycle everything we can.

Problems The Environment Faces:

Problems The Environment Faces Air ,water and soil pollution Energy depletion Overflowing landfills Rain forest destruction Vanishing species

What we can do to save our earth?:

What we can do to save our earth? The Running Faucet - Do you leave the water running while you brush your teeth for 2 minutes.. ??? Then nearly ten gallons of water just slid down the drain, turn off the tap until it's time to rinse. Use the same principle when washing dishes and your cars. Avoid using plastic bags as they are non-biodegradable and hurt the environment. Plant lots of lots of trees. Conserve Energy and Switch to Renewable Energy Use Less Water and Keep It Clean Turn Off The Lights. Unplug Appliances When not in use. Separate Your Garbage.

Famous Quotes on Earth Day:

Famous Quotes on Earth Day "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead "There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace." -Bourke Coekran "What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" Henry David Thoreau "The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions." -Daniel Webster "... do something. Pay your rent for the privilege of living on this beautiful, blue-green, living Earth." -Dave Foreman "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Native American Proverb

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