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Earth Day

Definition: In 1970, Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin proclaimed April 22 to be "Earth Day," he helped give birth to a historic movement. Earth Day 1970 became the largest organized demonstration in US history. More than 20 million people participated in the event that gave birth to the modern environmental movement.

Today Earth Day is celebrated around the world with marches, rallies, concerts, festivals, street fairs, clean-ups, planting and other environmental events.

Celebrated on April 22

At Kids' Turn Central:

Earth Day
All about the holiday, fun things to do to help save the planet.

Elsewhere on the Web:

Earth Day Canada
Excellent site for everything Earth Day in Canada.

Earth's Birthday
A fun, informative site for celebrating Earth Day.

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