Earth Day, which began on April 22, 1970 as a protest against industrial pollution, is now an established event worldwide. More than a billion people in 192 countries are taking part in the program, sponsored by Kathleen Rogers, president of the Earth Day Network (EDN), as "the world's biggest day of action". She said: "It is a day of political action and civic participation. People march, sign petitions, meet with their elected officials, plant trees, clean their cities and streets. "Businesses and governments use it to make promises and announce sustainability measures.
" Companies and governments use it to make promises and announce sustainability measures.
"Faith leaders, including Pope Francis, associate Earth Day with the protection of the greatest creations of God, humans, biodiversity and the planet on which we all live.
The Earth Day Network, the organization that holds Earth Day Globally Directed, has selected 201
"EDN informs millions of people about the health and other risks associated with the use and disposal of plastics including pollution from our oceans, water and wildlife as well as the growing body of evidence that plastic waste is serious global Causes problems.  "From the poisoning and breach of marine life, to the ubiquitous presence of plastics in our food, to the destruction of human hormones and to serious life-threatening diseases and early puberty, the exponential growth of plastics threatens the survival of the planet. "
One of EDN's goals is to end disposable plastics, promote alternatives to fossil fuel-based materials, promote 100% recycling of plastics, accountability of businesses and governments, and the Change in the behavior of plastics towards humans.
A huge cumulonimbus cloud, which looks like a huge water vapor shelf, is displayed over Africa.
The picture was taken by a crew member of Expedition 16 of the International Space Station. Because of their shape, such cloud formations are often referred to as "anvil clouds".
Chunky Sea Ice:
An image taken during NASA's IceBridge operation on November 5, 2014 shows the distribution of ice in the Bellingshaus Sea on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula.
NASA's accompanying statement states: "The block of ice on the right side of the image is older and thicker and once bound to the Antarctic ice sheet."
"At the time this picture was acquired, however, the ice was broken off to an iceberg."
When the Caribbean Sea flows between the island chains, it takes a straight line to deeper blues.
Photograph taken by an International Space Station Expedition 44 astronaut on July 19, 2015 depicting a small island island in the Exuma district of the Bahamas.
Space Conservation Efforts:
Mount Taranaki, a stratovolcano on New Zealand's North Island, in a conservation area known as Egmont National Park, will be stunned on July 3, 2014 by NASA's Landsat 8 Earth Observation Satellite shown.
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