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23 Oct, 2019, 01:14 BST Earth Day Network Announces Countdown to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day -- April 22, 2020

To mark the six-month countdown to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020), Earth Day Network and partners issued major announcements on a ...


13 May, 2019, 12:42 BST Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of Morocco, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, African Wildlife Foundation CEO Kaddu Sebunya Among Newest Members of Earth Day Network's Global Advisory Committee

An influential group of international leaders including former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of...


23 Apr, 2019, 00:07 BST Earth Day Network Partners with Twitter to Release 'Earth in Our Hands' Emoji to Mark Earth Day 2019

As Earth Day prepares to mark its 50th anniversary, Twitter has partnered with Earth Day Network to recognize the urgency of the environmental...


22 Apr, 2019, 05:45 BST Demand for Climate Action Announced As Earth Day 2020 Theme for 50th Anniversary Year

The countdown to Earth Day 2020 is underway with its organizers—the Earth Day Network—announcing climate action as the overarching theme throughout...


07 Sep, 2018, 00:06 BST Environmental, Philanthropic And Government Leaders Steer Earth Day's 50th Anniversary Campaign

A powerful group of international leaders including former U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the first U.S. EPA Administrator William Ruckelshaus, ...


20 Apr, 2018, 06:02 BST Global Partners, Plans Underway For 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day

Earth Day Network is finalizing plans to mark Earth Day's 50th Anniversary in 2020 for what Denis Hayes, the organizer of the first Earth Day,...


22 Feb, 2018, 00:30 GMT Earth Day 2018 Aims to End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, today announced that Earth Day 2018 will focus on mobilizing the world to End...


13 Nov, 2017, 16:05 GMT Earth Day Network Launches Global Campaign to End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network (EDN), the global coordinator of Earth Day, announced the launching of a global campaign to End Plastic Pollution. We will be...


24 Sep, 2015, 16:58 BST People's March For The Earth

In his Encyclical "Praise Be to You, Laudato Sì - On Care for Our Common Home," Pope Francis encourages all people to praise and thank God for his...


22 Apr, 2015, 22:52 BST Pope Francis Urges All People to Protect the Earth On 45th Anniversary of Earth Day

Pope Francis commemorates Earth Day with a speech of environmental stewardship today in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. On this 45th anniversary...