Earth Day

What it's all about

Earth Day History

Earth day was started by Gaylord Nelson on April 22nd. Gaylord Nelson realized that not much people were concern about the earth and everything on it as he did. He decided to head to president Kennedy who agreed with him, but did nothing about it. Gaylord Nelson did not give up. On April 22nd, 1970, Nelson decided to make demonstrations on environmental issues. More than 20 million demonstrators, local communities, and thousands of schools participated in the demonstrations.

Fun Facts About Earth Day

1. John Mcdonnell was the first person who suggested Earth Day

2. The main purpose of Earth Day is to promote environment awareness and reform

3. Earth day is celebrated by more than a billion people and 192 nations

Ways to Help the earth

By: Nicole Funk