World Earth Day
Earth Day is celebrated all across the globe on the 22nd of April to extend support for the protection of the environment. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970. 22nd April 2022 marks 52 years of World Earth Day. People celebrate Earth day by organizing various activities like planting trees, raising awareness, etc. Many events and campaigns are being held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Climate change now is very disturbing. Google has interpreted it through the doddle. The Google Doodle is real time-lapse imagery from Google Earth Timelapse, which showcases the impact of climate change across different regions. The Doodle shows the impact of the climate crisis with the help of real imagery from Glacier retreat at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, Sermersooq Glacier retreat in Greenland, Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and Harz Forests in Germany.
World Earth Day 2022 theme
The theme for earth day of 2022 is “Invest in your Planet”, calling for businesses to shift towards sustainable practices. Climate change is the biggest threat to humanity. We can see nature suffering from events that happened this year like Australian Bush Fires, etc. Mother Earth is calling for a need for action.
“We must act decisively to protect our planet from both the coronavirus and the existential threat of climate disruption.” – UN Secretary-General António Guterres
52nd Earth Day
Earth offers us biological diversity and carries various species protecting it from various factors. As human beings, it is our today to nurture the earth and save it from deteriorating further. With global warming and climate change posing a threat to humanity, it is high time that we don’t take the earth for granted. On the 52nd Earth day, let’s pledge to make the earth a better place for the living of human beings and other organisms.
“Creation is not a property, which we can rule over at will; or, even less, is the property of only a few: Creation is a gift…a wonderful gift that God has given us so that we care for it and we use it for the benefit of all, always with great respect and gratitude” (Pope Francis).