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Always Earth Day: Sustainability at Southeastern

Promoting ecological awareness

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What is Earth Day?

Earth Day was a unified response to an environment in crisis — oil spills, smog, rivers so polluted they literally caught fire. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10% of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet.

The first Earth Day is credited with launching the modern environmental movement, and is now recognized as the planet’s largest civic event.


   Our Planet, Our Health - Earth Day 2020 poster  

The Disarming Case to Act Right Now on Climate Change

Earth Day - ebooks

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