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Toady is Earth Day

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Today is Earth Day which is held annually on the 22nd of April to promote awareness of and appreciation for Earth’s environmental issues.

Earth Day is a global movement to highlight and address environmental issues such as:

1 – the greenhouse effect and global warming;

2 – destructive energy sources versus sustainable alternate energy sources;

3 – toxic waste and ways of effective, efficient responsible waste management;

4 – groundwater contamination, abuse of water resources, wetland destruction, and pollution of waterways and the oceans;

5 – the impact of litter on our water resources and on ecosystems;

6 – overfishing and unsustainable fishing of our seas and oceans;

7 – destruction of rainforests;

8 – expanding deserts.

Check out the official 2010 Earth Day website here.

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