Earth Day has become the largest environmental event in the world, and on April 22, people around the world will be showing their gratitude for our planey by trying to improve awareness of environmental issues. During the a full week of events, there will be plans to promote recycling, reduction of pollution, saving energy, and making cities more green.
Most people celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd each year. In some countries, it is celebrated a month earlier on the vernal equinox.
Created by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 to raise awareness of environmental issues, this day became a global event since 1990. Across the U.S., 20 million people and thousands of local schools and communities participated in the first Earth Day. The huge turnout made it the largest organized celebration in the history of the country. Earth Day’s success helped influence the U.S. government to create stronger laws to protect the environment.
Earth Day reminds us all that we share the same planet. Sharing the 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. Protecting the Earth is every person’s and every country’s responsibility.
Generally, millions of people celebrate Earth Day in almost 200 countries of the world. More than 150,000 different activities are held worldwide. Events will be held in cities across the world, including Washington, New York, Rabat (Morocco), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Tokyo (Japan).
In addition to these environmental activities, we can show our appreciation on this day bygiving gifts. Giving someone an organic basket containing organic foods or products would be a good and friendly way to keep people conscious of the importance of environmental awareness.
Celebrating Earth Day can also be as simple as simply enjoying a trip through nature and discovering the environment in its simplest form. Taking a family journey into the desert, mountains, caves, or the sea shore can be an unforgettable experience and an excellent method to be closer to nature.
Of course, it is vital to always remember that taking care of the environment is part of our responsibility for the next generation. Getting our children involved in the Earth Day activities can be a fun and rewarding idea. Planting a tree, picking up trash, and reading together on the Internet about how to take care of the environment can be a wonderful way to celebrate Earth Day with your family.The most important thing is to remember to enjoy yourself while doing it.
Earth Day represents a great opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of the environment. We can expect many great things when the majority of the people come to realize that the resources and environment we misuse today is only borrowing from our grandchildren in the future. So let's leave them a great legacy.