On Monday April 22nd Earth Day will be celebrating its 49th anniversary. Established in 1970 Earth Day has always been used as a day to raise awareness of the environment and the repercussions of industry upon it. You can read more about the history and purpose of Earth Day here.
If you're looking for some library resources to help inform and inspire your own Earth Day celebrations, look no farther!
- Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Harari
- Mountain Streams and Tropical Rainforests
- The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
Conserve Energy Future has put together a list of 25 ways to commemorate Earth Day. Do you have any traditions or special ways to celebrate? Comment below and let us know!