Earth Day 2019
Earth day is Monday, April 22nd
Here’s a few fun facts about Earth Day (from dosomething.org):
The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970
Earth Day originated in the US but became recognized worldwide by 1990.
On Earth Day 2012, more than 100,000 people rode bikes in China to reduce CO2 emissions and save fuel.
In an Earth Day celebration in 2011, 28 million trees were planted in Afghanistan by the Earth Day Network.
In Panama, 100 endangered species of orchids were planted and maintained to prevent their extinction in honor of Earth Day.