Earth Day


Earth Day
Earth Day as an annual ecological awareness event on April 22, dates to 1970; the idea and the name formed in 1969.

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  • earth|day — Earth Day, a day in April set aside by environmentalists to dramatize the need for pollution control: »By the time Earth Day dawned on April 22, eco activists of all ages were suffused with quasi religious fervor (Time). earth|day «URTH DAY»,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Earth Day — Jour de la Terre Drapeau non officiel de John McConnell : The Blue Marble (la Terre vue de l espace) sur un fond bleu. La journée de la Terre (Earth Day en anglais) est le nom d une célébration correspondant à deux événements : soit la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Earth day — Jour de la Terre Drapeau non officiel de John McConnell : The Blue Marble (la Terre vue de l espace) sur un fond bleu. La journée de la Terre (Earth Day en anglais) est le nom d une célébration correspondant à deux événements : soit la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Earth Day — Erdflagge Der Tag der Erde (auch engl. Earth Day) findet alljährlich in über 175 Ländern weltweit statt und soll die Menschen dazu anregen, die Art ihres Konsumverhaltens zu überdenken. Er findet auf Beschluss des US Kongresses seit 1970 in den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • earth day — noun Usage: usually capitalized E&D : a day in April designated for promoting concern for the environment * * * Earth Day, a day in April set aside by environmentalists to dramatize the need for pollution control: »By the time Earth Day dawned on …   Useful english dictionary

  • Earth Day — /ˈɜθ deɪ/ (say erth day) noun either of two days observed annually in many countries to raise awareness of environmental issues: 1. a United Nations observance held annually on the March equinox, instituted in 1969. 2. a day with a focus on… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Earth Day — noun April 22; Created in 1970, global day of observance of the need to protect the earth …   Wiktionary


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