Happy Earth Day 2011

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Happy Earth Day 2011
Thu, 04-21-2011 - 10:06pm

Will you and your child be doing anything special to celebrate Earth Day?

Some facts about Earth Day:

What is Earth Day?

Earth Day was started in 1970 by a man named John Mc Connell from the United States. It was originally held on the annual celebration of the March Equinox and still is by many people. However, it is generally celebrated on April 22. Earth day is now celebrated worldwide.

When is Earth Day and Earth Month?

The UN designated April 22 Earthday and April earth month.

What is the History of Earth Day?

Earth Day is a very special day specifically designed for all of us to think about earth issues . It is not only a special day in the town where we live, but a day that the whole world participates in! Often there are celebrations, events or campaigns that concern us with earth matters.

Some towns have Earth Day celebrations, and some people and groups participate in Earth Day projects such as: Planetpals: The World Recycles Project, Funding Factory Recycle exchange program or the