Happy Earth Day!

Take Action for Earth Day: An Infographic

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What is Earth Day?

Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970, which gave a voice to an emerging public consciousness about the state of our planet.

Why Is It Important?

The fight for a clean environment continues with increasing urgency. The impacts of climate change have spurred a renewed interested, catalyzing global generations to take on the greatest challenge that humankind has faced.

What Can You Do?

Find official initiatives and programs to contribute to at earthday.org. For example, donate one dollar to the Canopy Project to plant a tree, or calculate your carbon footprint and make changes to reduce it. In the meanwhile, follow some of these simple ways to contribute to a greener future!

  • Use public transportation or bike
  • Carpool when you can
  • Pick up trash while jogging or outside
  • Participate in Meatless Mondays
  • Invest in a reusable grocery bag
  • Grow your own organic garden
Infographic describing the history and importance of Earth Day, as well as actions to contribute to a greener future
Design by Haixin Guo

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