What is Earth Day and why is it important

What is Earth Day and why is it important? (Earth day 2020 theme #Earthday)

Earth Day is celebrated every 22nd April and has been so since 1970. Which means that Earth Day in 2020 is the 50th anniversary from when it began. The main aim of Earth Day is to raise awareness on the negative impact of our actions as mankind have on the environment and on Planet Earth as a whole. This includes mankind’s impact on pollution, poaching and animal trafficking, deforestation, habitat loss, unsustainable agriculture and pesticides. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection in more than 193 countries.

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