The first Earth Day was in 1970.
The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 when senator Gaylord Nelson organized a national demonstration to raise awareness about the environmental issues.
Earth Day is always on April 22nd.
The first official demonstration was on April 22nd, 1970 and soon after became the first official Earth Day.
Earth Day went global in 1990.
In 1990, twenty years after the first Earth Day it was recognized internationally and reached millions of people in 141 countries according to the Earth Day Network.
More than a billion people celebrate Earth Day each year.
Earth Day currently reaches people in more than 190 countries.
April 22nd, 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day.
This years theme is Restore our Earth, which focuses on natural processes and emerging green technologies that can restore the world’s ecosystems. Check out the Three Days of Climate Action Here https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2021/
Earth Day is known as “International Mother Earth Day” around the world.
The Earth Day event, watch the virtual event on National Geographic’s YouTube Channel.
If you can’t make it outdoors today, that’s okay! Check out some cool live streams that you can watch today with your child, right from the comfort of your home.