CATCH the spirit of the day
Though we do not know Earth’s exact birthday, we do set aside a day in the year to slow down and appreciate this beautiful planet.
The five most pressing environmental problems of today are climate change and global warming, deforestation, extinction of species, soil degradation and pollution.
The theme for Earth Day 2017 is Environmental and Climate Literacy.
It is important to think of everyday as Earth Day and not just celebrate one day in the year.
Throwing garbage into lakes or even ‘lucky’ coins into rivers leads to water pollution.
Extinction occurs when a particular species of animals or plants does not exist any more.
How you can help Start a wildlife club in school to raise awareness.
Plant more trees, be it at home or school.
Over watering your garden causes soil erosion as the excess water will sweep the soil away.
Practise composting at home or school to get natural fertilizer for your garden.