Earth Day is an event celebrated every year on the 22nd of April. The event is held worldwide to celebrate support for protection of the environment, and has continuously drawn more and more people in each subsequent year. Earth Day brings attention to a large number of issues in requirement of attention, such as pollution of the ocean, debris left over on land, climate change, conservation of the Earth’s ecosystems, energy conservation, soil corruption, corrosion, overpopulation, nuclear issues, the depletion of the ozone layer, the depletion of the Earth’s natural resources, the introduction of wastes and toxicants into the wilderness and the seas, nanotechnology, and the deforestation of rain forests.
Earth day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson on April 22, 1970 to focus on issues related to environment. April 22nd was chosen because it did not conflict with any religious holidays, The Earth is a unique planet in the universe. It should be the responsibility of every human being to take care of its environment. If the inhabitants of planet Earth want their common house to be a blooming garden, then they should make efforts to protect it.
The ecology of the Earth suffers stronger and stronger every day. A huge problem on Earth is the cluttering of the soil cover with household and industrial wastes, heaps and garbage dumps, heaps of chemical, construction, household waste scattered in forest tracts, along roadsides, in ditches. The volume of waste is steadily growing, they are not processed, but are exported to landfills.
Extinct animals die due to deforestation, many aquatic mammals and fish have long been threatened with extinction due to pollution of water bodies. In many parts of the planet, people suffer from respiratory problems due to poor ecology.
How to Celebrate Earth Day?
The symbolism of Earth Day is the balance and balance of the equinox. On this day, every person and institution should act as trustees of the Earth, and look for what can be done in the field of ecology, economics, and ethics for the benefit of people and the planet.
To conclude, education and action are the two most valuable steps we can take to protect our planet. Earth Day is the day to start.