Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay. Org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. Take this quiz to see how much you know about this holiday!
The Cold War
The Portuguese Colonial War
Common Sense by Thomas Pain
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Earth Awareness Day
International Mother Earth Day
Global Environment Day
Planet Earth Conservation Day
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
National Environmental Education Act
Clean Air Act
All of the above
It appealed to college students, who were politically active in that era, since that date fell between spring break and final exams.
Senator Nelson chose that day because it was his grandmother's birthday, and she was a very passionate environmentalist.
It was the most reasonable to choose a date around when spring weather arrived.
A solar eclipse occurred on this day of the year that Earth Day was founded, so it was considered an auspicious day by many citizens.
"Restore Our Earth"
"Protect Our Species"
"New Energy for a New Era"
"End Plastic Pollution"
Presidential Medal of Freedom
President's Volunteer Service Award
Presidential Citizens Medal
Medal of Honor
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