What is Earth Day?

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 intended to give back to our natural environment through education, conservation and activism.

When was the holiday started?

The very first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970 and today the holiday is acknowledged by 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.

How can I get involved?

Numerous communities engage in Earth Day Week actions, including events and online activities focused on the most relevant environmental challenges that our planet faces. The City of Albuquerque is no exception, a local Guide to celebrating at home may be viewed HERE. If you need to get out of the house while still practicing social distancing, here are some other local resources.

Do people really care about environmental protections?

On Earth Day 2020, over 100 million people around the world observed the 50th anniversary in what is being referred to as the largest online mass mobilization in history.

What else can I do to show my support?

On a Global scale, the collective, year-round efforts made by EARTHDAY.ORG will keep you engaged and eco-conscious.

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