1990: Earth Day went global thanks to a group of environmental leaders who asked Denis Hayes to organize another campaign. This campaign reached 200 million people in 141 countries and spread the awareness of environmental issues on an international level.
2000: During this year, Earth Day focused on global warming and pushed for clean energy.
2010: This year, Earth Day celebrated their 40th anniversary!
Now, in 2011, we invite you to take in part in Earth day by participating in any of these acts of green:
- Eat Smart
- Have a picnic
- Eat Local
- Plant a tree
- Use reusable shopping bags
- Reduce carbon footprint
- Create new objects out of old materials
- Plus many more!