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21 Sep, 2020, 18:19 BST Campaign Urges Governments at Next Year's UN Climate Conference to Back Compulsory Climate Education and Literacy

EARTHDAY.ORG today launched a global campaign aimed at ensuring that all students receive quality, wide-ranging, climate education in schools across...


15 May, 2020, 00:04 BST Building on the Growth and Resilience of the Environmental Movement Worldwide Earth Day Network Launches "Restore Our Earth" as 2021 Theme

Earth Day Network (EDN), the organizing body for Earth Day worldwide, announced today that the theme of Earth Day 2021 is "Restore Our Earth." The...


24 Apr, 2020, 16:46 BST The 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day Unites Tens Of Millions Of People Across The World In Action And A Multi-Platform Event

Despite 3.9 billion people sheltering in place and the tragedy of the pandemic, over 100 million people took action in 192 countries in honor of...


22 Apr, 2020, 15:40 BST For The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, His Holiness Pope Francis Honors The Planet; Zucchero And Bono Sing Emotional Rendition Of "CANTA LA VITA" To Pope Francis And Earth Day At Rome's Colosseum

In honor of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary, Earth Day Network and Earth Day Italia announce today in Rome, His Holiness Pope Francis celebrated Earth...


22 Apr, 2020, 00:33 BST For The 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day, More Than 500 Artists In 100 Countries Bring Passion And Protest To The First Ever Stealth Global Street Art Event, By Earth Day Network

Earth Day Network and more than 500 street artists planned and executed a worldwide protest - #EarthDay2020Halt. Beginning on Earth Day (April 22 at) ...


21 Apr, 2020, 04:16 BST Global Leaders, Activists, Actors And Musicians Join Unprecedented All-Day Digital Earth Day 2020

With Earth Day 2020 fast approaching, Earth Day Network has been overwhelmed with the outpouring of video messages from the global community to show...


10 Apr, 2020, 00:06 BST Earth Challenge 2020

Earth Challenge 2020 (Earth Challenge) launched today marking the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This project creates a global expansion of open...


17 Mar, 2020, 06:41 GMT Earth Day Network announces shift to global digital mobilizations for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth ...


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...