“Lend A Hand to Save the Land”
Earth, the third planet of the Solar system and the only planet or an astronomical object having uncountable lives. It revolves around the Sun and completes its orbit on its axis in 365 days.
WHEN AND HOW IS THE EARTH DAY CELEBRATED?
The Earth day is celebrated globally in 192 countries on 22nd April for the sake of the planet’s environment and protection as well as to engage people and to spread awareness among them about pollution. It is celebrated with rallies, conferences and obviously broadcasting the service projects through media.
THE FIRST EARTH DAY:
The first Earth Day took place in 1970 after the massive oil damage in 1969 in California. Nelson recruited and with a staff of 85, they were able to rally 20 million people across the United States. He encouraged, and the universities held protests, and the people gathered in a wide area to discuss the ways to defend the environment and the planet.
MODERN EARTH DAY:
This continued to grow over the years, and many countries participated in this. In 2010, 225,000 people gathered for a rally as it was the 40th anniversary
of Earth Day.
EARTH DAY ACTITVITIES:
It is celebrated each year with great enthusiasm to make the world a better place by initiating campaigns, creating new projects. Moreover, children also take part in this and create crafts, and the school projects on themed Earth Day. EDN (Earth day network) also plays a vital role by providing information on how to work for this and to involve in all the environmental
programs. EDN composes major components such as:
- Guiding about the plastic pollution
- Educating, motivating citizens across the world to take ownership for air pollution by giving preference to reduce, reuse and recycling policy.
- Mobilizing and pushing others for cleanliness
WHAT SHOULD WE DO TO PROTECT THE EARTH?
To save the dear earth from pollution, we should make it clean and green. We should spread happiness among billions of people and give them the hope of life in the future by saving the earth. Furthermore, plant more and more trees and must use water wisely. Keep the earth clean from trash and wastes, ban the use of plastic bags.
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt