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Earth Day

A day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment held on April 22.

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A Quick Tip by mweber82

  • Apr 22, 2010
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." ~ Chief Seattle. We only have ONE Earth.
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review by . April 21, 2011
posted in Inspirations
I know about Pay Day. Earth Day?!?!?!
Why is it a mere +2 rating? Well, no, it's not because I don't appreciate the Earth or going green, but rather, the idea that we have to have an Earth Day to remind us that Earth exists! It's like Mother's Day, Father's Day, Birthday, Labor Day, Secretarial Day, etc, etc...      Every day should be an Earth Day, a Father's Day, a Birthday... not a designated day or 1 out of 365 days. These are people who are important to us and in the case of the Earth, …
review by . May 10, 2011
posted in Green Living
We CAN make the difference together
Earth Day and Conservatism   April 22, 1970 was the first designated Earth Day and was also the 100th anniversary of Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Marxist Revolutionary and Creator of the Soviet Communist Party. Coincidence? Some think not, which along with being sponsored by many "liberal organizations" across the globe as well as liberals across our country, created a polarization in the minds of conservatives for this new "holiday" celebrating Mother Earth and our …
review by . April 15, 2010
posted in Green Living
Make the Meaning of Earth Day into a Daily Habit
Earth Day is an annual holiday founded by peace activist John McConnell, who also designed the Earth Day Flag. It started as a grassroots effort to inform people to support environmental concerns and create a movement. Now there are millions in the world who celebrate Earth Day each year on April 22nd. Let's look into the history of Earth Day, shall we? The first official Earth Day was on April 22, 1970.  The day was proposed by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson.  It marked the beginning …
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
EVERYday should be earth day
Quick Tip by . April 15, 2010
posted in Green Living
Great concept: Acknowledge ways to reduce your carbon footprint and celebrate the planet. Inject this into everyday life.
Quick Tip by . April 15, 2010
posted in Green Living
Great! I wish more people would live the Earth Day way, not just celebrating and talking more than doing :) A step in the right direction!
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Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment held on April 22. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in  in 1970 and is celebrated in many countries every year. The first Earth Day was in 1970. Earth Day is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.

The United Nations celebrates Earth Day each year on the spring equinox, which is often 20 March. This is a tradition which was founded by peace activist John McConnell in 1969. The United Nations first celebrated Earth Day on the spring equinox in 1971. This was also the first time ever that the United Nations celebrated Earth Day. The first Earth Day on the spring equinox was also in 1970.

Earth Day is similar to World Environment Day.
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