Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Numerous communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on the environmental issues that the world faces. In 2017, the March for Science occurs on Earth day (April 22, 2017) and is followed by the People's Climate Mobilization (April 29, 2017).
Joyful joyful we adore our Earth in all its wonderment. Simple gifts of nature that all join into a paradise. Now we must resolve to protect her. Show her our love throughout all time with our gentle hand and touch. We make our home a newborn world.