Interesting Earth Day 2013 facts you may not know…
Earth Day is the largest, most widely celebrated international environmental occasion.
Earth Day gives us reason to celebrate our planet’s unique place in the universe.
People all over the world celebrate all our efforts to shield plants and animals and to tidy up the world we live in.
The majority of people commemorate Earth Day on the 22nd of April every year.
The Very First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of the United States of America established Earth Day.
The first – Earth Day – was first celebrated on April 22nd, 1970 in the United States. Throughout the United States, 20 million people and hundreds of local schools and communities took part in the first Earth Day.
The huge turnout for the first Earth Day made it the biggest organized party in the history of the United States.
Earth Day’s success influenced the government of the United States to develop stronger laws to protect the environment.
Earth Day Goes International
On March 21st 1971, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General U Thant established Earth Day an international celebration.
200 Million People Turnout for the Event!
In 1990, the first official celebration of International Earth Day was achieved.
About 200 million individuals from 141 nations participated in a celebration of ecological conservation.
In nations the world over, the occasion reminded head of states and various other national leaders how crucial shielding Earth is to individuals.
So, Why Should We Celebrate Earth Day?
Earth Day prompts us to remember; we all share the same world. Sharing Earth implies taking obligation for what we utilize and how we utilize it.
Celebrations All Around the World
Individuals traditionally commemorate Earth Day with the ringing of bells, commonly bells of peace. The custom of bell ringing is practiced all over the world on Earth Day.
Why not join the party and celebrate with millions like-minded people to celebrate your planet Earth!
It’s a timely reminder of just what an amazing place we live in.
Please try to remember just what an amazing world we live in for the rest of the year as well, and do your bit to live in a more eco-friendly sustainable way.
Re-use, Recycle and Re-purpose when and wherever you can!