World Earth Day 2022: Importance,History, Theme and Purpose of World Earth Day
World Earth Day 2022: World Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22 April all over the world. World Earth Day is celebrated with the aim of preserving the earth and the environment of the earth and making people aware of the environment.
World Earth Day 2022: When did World Earth Day start?
In 1969, an accident occurred due to an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California.
Many people were affected in this accident and they decided to work towards environmental protection.
After this, US Senator Gaylord Nelson first started celebrating Earth Day in the year 1970 as an environmental education.
Today World Earth Day is celebrated every year in more than 192 countries.
So you can say that the celebration of World Earth Day was started in the year 1970.
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What is the purpose of celebrating World Earth Day?
The purpose of celebrating World Earth Day is that people understand the importance of the earth and the environment of the earth and with this they should be aware of maintaining the environment better and provide their support in this.
On World Earth Day, people take a pledge to protect the environment and make the earth healthy, safe and protected.
This day is an occasion when crores of people from all over the world come together and discuss meaningfully about the various environmental challenges related to the earth like pollution, climate change caused by pollution, global warming and biodiversity conservation.
We try to give our cooperation in this work and provide our support in making others aware.
World Earth Day i.e. 22nd April is also celebrated as International Mother Earth Day.
Importance of World Earth Day
Various programs related to environmental protection are organized by the Earth Day Organization (formerly called Earth Day Network) on Earth Day, in which today more than 1 billion people from 193 countries participate.
What is the theme of the World Earth Day 2022
World Earth Day theme for the year 2022: This year’s theme is “Invest in our Earth” which means ‘Invest in our Earth’.
Earlier in the year 2021 the theme of World Earth Day was ‘Restore our Earth’ which means “Restore our Earth” and the name of the theme of the year 2020 was climate action.
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What is the purpose of celebrating World Earth Day 2022
On the day of World Earth Day, various government and non-government organizations (NGOs) plant trees in their respective areas, encouraging people to plant trees around their homes.
Students in various school colleges also participate in this work, through which various programs are organized in schools, colleges and government and non-government offices to spread awareness among children.
The purpose of World Earth Day is to save the earth and the environment present on the earth because we all consider the earth as a mother and unfortunately today we are not able to take care of our own mother.
Because due to human pollution and tampering with nature, today there are side effects like floods, earthquakes and rain without any weather on the earth.
History of World Earth Day
(Who started the celebration of Earth Day?)
In view of the indiscriminate felling of forests and trees in the 60-70s, in September 1969 at a conference in Seattle, Washington, US Senator Gerald Nelson of Wisconsin announced the celebration of Earth Day.
After this environmental protection became a nationwide mass movement, in which American schools, colleges participated enthusiastically.
After this this nationwide mass movement started spreading in other countries as well and today it is being celebrated continuously since the year 1970. The 51st anniversary of World Earth Day will be celebrated on 22 April 2022.
Earth Day was officially designated by the United Nations in the year 2009 to celebrate as International Mother Earth Day.
When was Earth Day celebrated for the first time?
Earth Day was celebrated for the first time on 22 April 1970.