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Earth Day 2015

Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

April 22 2015 is Earth Day, an international occasion for everyone wanting to do their bit to protect our planet and create a secure future.

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The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million people from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement.

The passage of the landmark Clean Air ActClean Water ActEndangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed.

Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 50,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.You can help accelerate action on climate change by making Earth Day happen where you are.

Dig in to our resources below and see how you can celebrate Earth Day!

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