World Earth Day 2018

World Earth Day 2018

World Health Day 2018 will be celebrated by the people all over the world on 22nd of April, at Sunday.

There is reason behind the title of this celebration as “Earth Day”. It was suggested by number of people in 1969 and the idea came with “birthday” as Earth day (rhyming word of birthday).


World Earth Day Information and History

World Earth Day is celebrated every year as an annual event by the people all across the world on 22nd of April in order to increase the awareness among people about the environment safety as well as to demonstrate the environmental protection measures. First time, the world earth day was celebrated in the year 1970 and then started celebrating annually on global basis by almost 192 countries.


Why April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day?

Our Earth is the only planet in the Universe where life is possible till date. It is very necessary to maintain the natural assets of the earth in order to continue the life on the earth. In the rush of the crowd, the most intelligent creature of the God called human is slowly losing its humanity and forgot to take care of the planet that gave it life and started using its resources very ruthlessly. The 22nd of April has been marked as an Earth Day to make the human race get aware about the importance of their planet.

A USA senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson had founded the day to make the people aware about day to day increasing rate of the industrialization as well as the careless attitude of the people living on the earth. The step was taken by him to promote the idea of natural balance among people as well as encourage them for respecting the assets of the planet. It is very necessary to take care of the environmental issues to stay healthy and alive as cruel people have mercilessly utilized its resources and depleted its life supporting resources over the centuries.


How World Earth Day is Celebrated

People from all over the world celebrate earth day with great enthusiasm and interest on each 22nd of April since 1970 to save the natural assets of their earth. More than 20 million Americans took part in the event celebration and make the streets, parks and auditoriums busy in order to display their themes role based on the public health, environmental issues, industrialization, deforestation and so many. Students from thousands of colleges, universities and other educational institutions actively take part in the protest against increasing earth issues such as the day to day environment deterioration, air and water pollution, ozone layer deterioration, industrialization, deforestation and etc to prevent the oil spills, set up of polluting factories, power plants, use and production of pesticides and etc.

Various steps have been taken by the governments of many countries towards the safety of earth by implementing the variety of legal rules. A group of environmental leaders organize various events and campaigns to celebrate the earth day. A big crowd of the people gets together from 141 countries to solve the environmental issues by implementing variety of useful measures. People take part in demonstrating the theme of clean environment in order to build a clean and healthy world to welcome new generations. The aim of celebrating the world earth day is to inspire the public for making better earth environment.


Significance of World Earth Day Celebration

The founder of the Earth Day, Gaylord Nelson, has chosen this day (22nd of April) to increase the awareness among common public, especially among youngsters to get full effect of the campaign of environmental safety. He had selected this day by keeping things in mind that there would not be any disturbances of the exams for the students or any fairs and festival for the common public, so that everyone could pay their full attention towards this event celebration. According to the Gregorian calendar, it is considered that 22nd of April 1970 was the 100th birth anniversary of the Vladimir Lenin.


World Earth Day Theme

  • The theme of World Earth Day 2017 is “Environmental and Climate Literacy”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2016 was “Trees for the Earth!”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2015 was “Water Wonderful World” and “Clean Earth – Green Earth”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2014 was “Green Cities”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2013 was “The Face of Climate Change”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2012 was “Mobilize the Earth”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2011 was “Clear the Air”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2010 was “Reduce”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2009 was “How Do You Get Around”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2008 was “Trees Please”.
  • The theme of World Earth Day 2007 was “Be kind to the earth – starting from saving resources”.

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