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  1. Earth Daynoun

    April 22; Created in 1970, global day of observance of the need to protect the earth.

  2. Earth Daynoun

    March 21st.

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  1. Earth Day

    Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, the date proposed was March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. This day of nature's equipoise was later sanctioned in a Proclamation signed by Secretary General U Thant at the United Nations. A month later a separate Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970. Nelson was later awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in recognition of his work. While this April 22 Earth Day was focused on the United States, an organization launched by Denis Hayes, who was the original national coordinator in 1970, took it international in 1990 and organized events in 141 nations. Numerous communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on environmental issues.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earth day in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earth day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of earth day in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Gibbs:

    The fact that within days animals are coming back and the skies are blue tells us that we don't have to build a million square miles of solar panels or buy a zillion electric cars. If we just slow down and stop we can make a tremendous difference instantly, i think this is a good chance, this 50th (Earth Day)anniversary, to think through who we are, what we've become as an environmental movement, and where we should be going next.

  2. David Biderman:

    With Earth Day approaching, With Earth's more important than ever to manage our waste and recyclables properly, we need to make sure that material we're putting in our recycling bins are clean and not contaminated by non-recyclable material like food. People trash yogurt containers, but if there's yogurt in there, that's a problem.

  3. Jeff Gibbs:

    I think this is a good chance, this 50th (Earth Day)anniversary, to think through who we are, what we've become as an environmental movement, and where we should be going next.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We don’t inherit our Mother Earth from our ancestors, but we simply borrow her from our children and our next generations yet to come. We must maintain her beauty, elegance and grace; and protect her from environmentally unsafe materials - that should be our commitment on the Earth Day!

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