Earth Day 2021 'Restore our Earth'
By Vaibhavi Dahake
April 21, 2021
Held on April 22, Earth Day is an annual day that unites individuals focusing on protecting the planet by preventing disasters that are occurring more frequently due to climate change and environmental destruction
This year will be the world’s 51st Earth Day, an annual event held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
The theme of the day this year is “Restore Our Earth”.
The theme “examines natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems,” earthday.org said.
A healthy Earth will help us to live a better life. It is not just an option or desire, but a necessity.
History of Earth Day
The day came into being after the environment began facing multiple challenges oil spills, smog, pollution. On April 22, 1970 was declared.
Significance of Earth Day
Earth Day is marked on April 22 since 1970. The day is commemorated every year to highlight environmental issues like loss of biodiversity, increasing pollution among others.
Earth Day is celebrated by planting trees, picking up roadside trash, conducting various programs to motivate people to adopt ways for sustainable living.
One of the highlights of this year’s events commemorating Earth Day 2021, will be a very special “Leaders Summit on Climate Change,” held on April 22-23 and hosted by United States President Joe Biden.
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