Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
Every year on April 22, Earth Day celebrates the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Earth Day in 1970 gave voice to an emerging environmental consciousness for the first time, putting environmental concerns in the limelight. Earth Day today includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.The 2020 theme is climate action, as climate change represents the one of the biggest challenges for the future of our world.
Take a look at the last half-century of environmental activism here: https://www.earthday.org/history/