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April 22, 2014

Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day image-Earth from space

Spring has Finally Sprung

We are finally beginning to enjoy some actual Spring weather. This is much appreciated after the long and trying Winter we have had. When I see the grass greening and trees and flowers budding and beginning to bloom it puts me in a good mood. But, it also reminds me of the amazing chain of events that have put us here on our planet, Earth.

Celebrating Earth Day

April 22nd is not only my nieces birthday, it is the day that we celebrate our planet. The movement referred to as Earth Day began in the USA in 1970. It continued to become a global movement in 1990, after 20 years. Visit the earthday.org website for a detailed history. Some significant things have been a result of the Earth Day movement including:

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Endangered Species Act

Moving Forward – Earth Day Every Day

There are many things you can do on a daily basis to help, not just April 22nd. The folks at HowStuffWorks have compiled a list of the top 5 ways to celebrate Earth Day every day.

Written by: Bob Hohimer

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