Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and it will be celebrated like never before! Due to COVID-19, we are taking Earth Day online - LIVE around the world! Check out all the websites, activities and resources below for ways to can be a part of this landmark occasion.
Earth Day Live! - April 22, 2020
On April 22, tune into Earth Day online.
The world’s largest civic event is going digital for the first time in its history. We’ll demand that leaders take science seriously, listen to their people and push for action at every level of society to stop the rising tide of climate change. We can make a better world for everyone; tell everyone you know about April 22 and come back here to be a part of it.
Bioneers Pulse – updates from the Bioneers Community
Remember learning about these "environmental pioneers" (Bioneers) at the beginning of the school year? CLICK HERE to learn about what some of them are doing around Earth Day as well as their own version of "Earth Day Live" going on for 3 days.
NASA - Earth Day at Home Webquest
This Earth Day, go on a webquest to see how NASA helps study and protect the land, air, water, and ice. Explore the eleven topics on the website (below) that demonstrate how NASA studies our planet's interconnected systems to better our world. Then see how much you’ve learned by taking the interactive quiz.
Earth Day Challenge
Each day for five days, participants of the Earth Day Challenge will receive one action (via email) focusing on one aspect of daily behavior that can be modified to reduce waste and emissions, increase sustainable habits, and inspire others to do the same! The Challenge begins April 16 building toward Earth Day, April 22, on which day we’ll also celebrate the premiere of the new Dr. Jane Goodall documentary ‘The Hope’ created in partnership between the Jane Goodall Institute and National Geographic.