Today, April 22nd is Earth Day! Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
Watch the video below to learn more about it!
According to their website, the mission of Earthday.org "to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, EARTHDAY.ORG is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 75,000 partners in over 192 countries to drive positive action for our planet."
Earth Day 2021 sees involves three days of climate action - read all about them here.
Watch lots of videos about the work of EarthDay.org here
Read more about Earth Day's history here.
- What impact do you think Earth Day has?
- Should people pay more attention to it?
- How could you get involved with Earth Day this year?
Add your thoughts in the comments below!