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An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

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Earth Day

Earth Day

April 22 is commended as World Earth Day to exhibit support for the well-being of the Earth and raise open mindfulness about the issue. Since 1970, over 190 nations, praise it consistently. This year, consenting to of Paris arrangement adds more criticalness to the significance of World Earth Day. Around 120 nations, including the US and China, will sign this arrangement and vow to deliver laws that will diminish the emanation of ozone-harming substances into the climate.

World Earth Day is praised worldwide to make mindfulness about the consistently expanding global warning, to advise openly about the cataclysmic influences it has on our day-by-day lives, and to teach everybody about techniques to forestall and fix the harm that has been done work date. Different consuming issues identified with environmental change, continually expanding ocean level, exhaustion of the ozone layer, and merciless deforestation are discussed in the open.

Each individual can contribute in their specific manner to make this day a triumph. On this day, a few volunteers go to a close-by land to plant trees for a greener planet while a few volunteers choose to clean neighboring paths or waterways. Various specialists hold hands and attempt to make open mindfulness by making banners, through origami ventures or their works of art.

Long-distance races are sorted out, individuals take an interest in flame light walk, and the nearby bodies organize many Earth day programs. We should hold hands to praise World Earth Day on April 22 in the manner we can. Indeed, even a little motion like turning off the lights of our home for one hour has a major effect. It is our home, our Earth, and we must fix the harm that we have caused.

Questions and Answers Related to Earth Day

Question: Who is credited with founding Earth Day?
Answer: Gaylord Nelson

Question: Who took Earth Day international?
Answer: Denis Hayes

Question: When is Earth Day?
Answer: April 22

Question: When was the first Earth Day?
Answer: 1970

Question: How many people recognized the first Earth Day?
Answer: 20 million

0Question: Which bestselling book warned of the effects of pesticides?
Answer: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Question: What region on Earth produces 20% of the planet’s oxygen?
Answer: The Amazon rainforest

Question: How many countries (so far) have celebrated Earth Day?
Answer: 192

Question: The first Earth Day eventually led to the creation of which government agency?
Answer: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Question: Which president created the EPA?
Answer: Richard Nixon

Question: In addition to establishing the EPA, President Nixon also passed which pieces of legislation in 1970 were inspired by the Earth Day movement?
Answer: National Environmental Education Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and the Clean Air Act

Question: When did the Clean Water Act pass?
Answer: 1972

Question: The United Nations has what name for Earth Day?
Answer: International Mother Earth Day

Question: Most of Earth’s breathable air comes from where?
Answer: The ocean

Question: Which astronauts brought tree seeds with him into space that were later grown on Earth?
Answer: Stuart Roosa

Question: A single tree produces enough air to supply in its lifetime for how many people for a year?
Answer: Four

Question: Gaylord Nelson was moved to create Earth Day after which disaster?
Answer: Santa Barbara oil spill

Question: Who wrote the Earth Day theme song?
Answer: Abhay Kumar

Question: In Panama, 100 endangered species of what was planted for Earth Day?
Answer: Orchids

Question: In 2011, 28 million trees were planted in which country for the Earth Day “Plant Trees, Not Bombs” campaign?
Answer: Afghanistan

Question: When did Earth Day go global?
Answer: 1990

Question: Which President signed the Paris Agreement?
Answer: Barack Obama

Question: What 1968 book warned of the dangers of overpopulation on the planet?
Answer: The Population Bomb by Paul Erlich

Question: What organization largely funded the first Earth Day?
Answer: United Auto Workers (also known as The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America)

Question: Who wrote the Earth Day single “Tomorrow’s World?”
Answer: Pam Tillis and Kix Brooks

Question: When did Google introduce their first Earth Day doodle?
Answer: 2001

Question: April 22 is the birthdate of which famous conservationist?
Answer: John Muir

Question: What is the theme of Earth Day 2021?
Answer: Restore Our Earth

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