Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22nd, has come a long way since its inception in 1970. The first Earth Day successfully launched a wave of groundbreaking environmental laws in the United States, such as The Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Acts, as well as the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (source). Today, it has grown to become the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people taking action to change human behavior and create global, national, and local policy changes (source).
From its humble beginnings, Earth Day has evolved into a global movement that inspires individuals, communities, and nations to prioritize environmental conservation and sustainable practices. As we continue to face pressing environmental challenges such as…Continue reading