Earth Day has been an annual event for almost 50 years, and is now celebrated in more than 190 countries. A variety of events are organized during April to demonstrate support for the protection of our environment. Earth Day (focusing on the environment) was started in the United States, but evolved into a global celebration by 1990. Learn more about the history of Earth Day.
How Can You Participate?
There are several events taking place in Toronto this week, designed to educate about environmental issues, stimulate a sense of community, or directly affect meaningful change. Besides attending these great events to raise your own awareness, there are steps individuals can take to help make a difference. See several great Earth Day Tips that could help make every day Earth Day.