22.04.2020 by Kristine Spure
On April 22, 1970, the world celebrated the first Earth Day. 20 million Americans – 10 percent of the US population at the time – gathered to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our planet for the upcoming generations.
We all probably imagined celebrating the 50th anniversary of this environmental movement a little differently. But even when we’re physically separated from each other, we can still appreciate the beauty of our wonderful planet from our homes.
Would you like to learn more about Earth Day? Explore our infographic and learn how less traveling amid the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our climate and how astronaut Jessica Meir marks #EarthDayAtHome in space.
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