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Earth Day

Gaylord Nelson, an U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, was the founder of Earth Day. On April 22 1970, 20 millions Americans demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment. The headquarters of Earth Day Network are located in Washington DC. It was founded on the premise that all people, regardless of race, gender, income, or geography, have a moral right to a healthy, sustainable environment. Their mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable environment.


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Published on April 22, 2009

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