Isn’t it feel weird to think about our earth? I mean, in the endless universe, out of billions of stars and planets only this blue planet sustain life. This thing is precious and it’s our duty to take care of it for us for our future generation, this is why we celebrate earth day every year. Along with this year, we will try to share a few interesting earth day facts with you. If you are ready to let’s dive into it.
Earth Day Facts 2019
Before you step outside your home or office to celebrate earth day 2019, we would recommend you to read these fascinating earth day facts, it will make your day even more enjoyable.
- Did you know that the first earth day was celebrated on 22 April 1970 and Gaylord Nelson was the man who founded it?
- John F. Kennedy (the 35th US president) played an important role to promote environmental conservation.
- If you love watching movies, you might know in 2009’s earth day, Disney studios released a documentary film named as Earth.
- In order to save our blue planet for us and our upcoming future generation, every year millions of men, women, and children clean our planet by picking up waste garbage from the road, plant trees nearby or in empty places and do lots of stuff all over the globe.
- In case you don’t know Earth day was renamed officially by the United Nation (UN) in 2009 as Internation Mother day.
- A very interesting earth day facts are coming from China. In 2012 on earth day, more than 10 thousand of China citizen rode bikes to save fuels and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.
- Panama citizens discovered a very unique way to celebrate earth day. They saved around 100 nearly extinct orchid species by planting and maintaining them.
- You would be surprised to know that on Earth day 2011, more than 28 million trees were planted in Afghanistan.
- You might know that Earth day was initiated in the US first, on the first Earth day over 20 million people gathered to save our blue planet by protesting on the streets of America.
- On Earth day 2009, NASA planted a “Moon Tree” in Washington, D.C.
Final Words On Earth Day Facts 2019
Just putting my point, why do we need a specific day to celebrate earth day, why do we need a specific day to wipe out all the garbage from the streets? Why just can’t we clean it every day, we don’t even need to clean our street on earth day if we just follow some rules like not spitting on the street, not throwing garbage on roads and other things. We are so lucky to we are alive and living on this planet. We have to save it for us, for our upcoming future generation.
Happy Earth Day 2019, guys!