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What are your plans for 2021’s Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay

Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Planeta recommends celebrating Planet A every day, and we are reissuing reader-favorite games in the natural world and on the social web. We are also spotting this week’s Earth-focused events including the Leaders Summit on Climate, City Nature Challenge, and World Parks Week. We also preview events later this year including the biodiversity and climate change summits, the World Conservation Congress and the World Heritage meetings.

2021

Games in the Natural World

Talk to neighbors about the trees and flowers in their yards, on the street you share, and in nearby city parks.  If you don’t know the names, you may have a condition called tree-blindness

Social Web Challenges

For Earth Day we ask that you create, share, and be generous on the social web.i

  • Take and share a photo of: a flowering tree or bush.
  • Take and share a video or audio of a songbird.
  • Fave / like / heart / share someone else’s photo of nature.
  • Fave / heart / like / share a beloved park with an account on the social web.
  • Bonus points for those with a relevant page on Facebook, fave the park’s Facebook account as your page.
  • Comment and provide feedback on specific pages on this website.

Headlines
A Proclamation on Earth Day, 2021 – White House
10 things we learned about Earth since the last Earth Day – Vox
EarthX Founder Trammell S. Crow talks about EarthX and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – The Hill

Updates Please
We are updating Planeta’s guides to wildlife and parks in Australia, China, France, New Zealand, the United States

We are preparing for upcoming events and celebrations, including Biodiversity Day (May 20), World Environment Day (June 5). Note that many of 2021’s most important global gatherings are either taking rescheduled from previous plans. Those pages are also being edited.

Videos
NASA

Biopama

Department of the Interior

Patagon Journal

“Los Derechos de la Naturaleza” / “The Rights of Nature”

History
In the early 1960s, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972.

Escazú Agreement

The Escazú Agreement enters into force Earth Day, April 22nd, 2021.

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