EARTH DAY 2021

(GS PAPER 3, ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

SOURCE- THE HINDU)

Context 

On the earth day on 22nd April 2021 Doodle highlights how everyone can plant the seed to a brighter future one sapling at a time.

Key points

  •  this year it will be the 51st anniversary of Earth Day
  • 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 ecosystem
  • Google published a doodle on its homepage of a given reading a book under a larger tree while her daughter carries a sapling to plant
  •  A video of the doodle shows people teaching their young ones to plant trees a lesson pass from one generation to the next

About Earth Day

  •  the idea for Earth day was birth by Nelson from US senator  from Wisconsin
  • It was first celebrated on 22nd April 1970
  • The company added this Earth Day And everyday we encourage everyone to find one small act they can do to restore our Earth
  •  it’s bound to take root and Blossom into something beautiful
  • The plant we call home continued to nurse and life and inspire wonder.
  •  around 20 million Americans took to the streets across the country for healthy and sustainable environment
  • the day is recognised to emphasize the need to protect the planet
  •  The Earth day also recognises the collective responsibility as called for in the 1992 Rio declaration to promote  harmony with nature and the earth to achieve a just balance among the economic, social  and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity.

-Khyati Khare

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