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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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Earth Day

The first Earth Day was observed on April 22, 1970, to draw public attention to the need for cleaning up the Earth's air and water and for conserving our natural resources. Earth Day is now observed regularly throughout the United States and in many other countries. Typical ways of celebrating Earth Day include planting trees, picking up roadside trash, and conducting various programs for recycling and conservation. Schoolchildren may be asked to use only recyclable containers for their snacks and lunches, and families often try to give up wasteful habits. More...
ibj_ldn
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:59:31 AM

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It is just a coincidence, but Brazil's Independence Day is commemorated on April 22 too.
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Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:15:06 AM

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monamagda
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:19:10 AM

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ibj_ldn wrote:
It is just a coincidence, but Brazil's Independence Day is commemorated on April 22 too.


Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:26:36 PM

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"Sooner or later, we will have to recognize that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans."

Evo Morales
Virginia Lathan
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:50:00 PM

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I think the value in preserving the Earth is growing. Here in the U.S., I've been hearing some of the news anchors talking about "Earth Month." They skipped right over "Earth Week." So I guess, not only is the concept growing, but it's growing in leaps and bounds!!! And that's a good thing!!
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