Earth Day is celebrated annually on 22 April
The Earth Day 2022 theme is ‘Invest In Our Planet’.
For the past 50 years, Earth Day has been celebrated by billions of people around the globe, annually every April 22, to join together in promoting awareness for the health of our environment.
HISTORY OF EARTH DAY
The idea for Earth Day was originally born in 1969, when a US Senator named Gaylord Nelson, witnessed the effects of a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, CA. He called to action all Americans to take a stand for the environment in 1970, and thousands of colleges and universities across the United States organized protests for a healthy, sustainable Earth. This included air pollution from factories and freeways, as well as the loss of habitats for animals and animal extinction. Because of these national rallies, the first Earth Day helped create the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species acts into law.
- Year 1990, Earth Day went global, with more than 140 countries participating in the event.
- 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. However, the event was organized on digital platforms due to Covid19.
Earth Day 2022 Theme
Earth Day Organization has made the official announcement. The theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest In Our Planet.”
The key point here is to act in a bold way, innovate in a broad way, and implement in an equitable manner.
Earth Day 2022 globally
Official : https://www.earthday.org/