Earth Day 2019 Activities, Quotes And Celebration Ideas: Every year Earth Day is celebrated all around the world in order to support the protection of the environment. Earth Day has continuously drawn more and more people in each succeeding year. Globally, several events are held to exhibit support for environmental safety as well as protection.
When is Earth Day?
Earth Day is a global day dedicated to earth which is celebrated every year on April 22. The day was initially celebrated in the year 1970, Earth Day now comprises of events in more than 193 countries, which are at present coordinated internationally by the Earth Day Network.
Why Earth Day is celebrated?
Earth Day brings attention to a large number of matters in requirement of attention, such as the depletion of the ozone layer, pollution of the ocean, average temperature change, wreckage left over on land, preservation of the Earth’s ecosystems, energy preservation, soil corruption, corrosion, overpopulation, nuclear concerns, the introduction of wastes and toxicants into the desert and the seas, nanotechnology, the depletion of the Earth’s natural resources, and the deforestation of rain forests.
Earth Day 2019 Activities
April 22nd is the day to celebrate Earth Day with earth day events, activities, crafts and many more. On this day people all around the world plant trees as it helps to diminish greenhouse gas discharges, increase the amount of oxygen, control pollution, avert soil erosion, control floods, be responsible to provide a home to wildlife and many more.
Clean up litter on roads in order to keep your surroundings neat and clean. Ask the people of your locality to participate in cleaning the roads and surroundings.
Various plays and seminars are held in the schools where children are taught small basic things in order to contribute to saving the earth such as to save water while brushing teeth, switching off lights and fans before leaving room, use both sides of a paper, avoid unnecessary packaged items, have a preference for locally grown food, etc.
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Avoid unnecessary packaged items and buy as less as possible. Recycle old jars, waste paper, cans and find additional uses for things that you no longer use.
Create lovely work of art to display your worries for the environment and with the help of others, you can create an art exhibition where you can show all such artwork related to the environment.
Various plays, seminars, rallies, etc. will help in drawing the attention of the people and will give a strong message to the people.
Quotes on Earth Day
“I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.”
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
-George Bernard Shaw
“Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs, —
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.”