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April 22: Global Earth Day

April 22: Global Earth Day

April 22 is every year observed as the Earth Day.

The focus of Earth Day 2019 is protection of Earth species.

Worldwide, Earth Day is a cause for political action and civic participation where people march, sign petitions, plant trees, clean up towns and roads to accelerate work towards conservation and sustainability.

Background:

The United Nations General Assembly, in order to achieve a just balance among the economic, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations, to promote harmony with nature and the Earth, and noting that Earth Day is observed each year in many countries, decided to designate 22 April as International Mother Earth Day.

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