Sunday April 22nd is Earth Day, a global event celebrated annually. Some may not think about it or take into consideration of how important it is. Many individuals participate in Earth Day, but more help is always needed.
About 48 years ago, on April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development. In the US and Worldwide, smog was becoming deadly and evidence was growing that pollution led to the developmental delays in children. Global ecological awareness was growing and the US Congress and the President responded quickly.
Researchers believe that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now take part in what is the largest civic focused day of action in the world. People march, sign petitions, meet with their elected officials, plant trees, clean up their towns, and more.