Earth Day 2012: Our Amazing Planet in Video
Take a moment to appreciate the beauty of our planet Earth for Earth Day 2012. Watch some of our favorite amazing videos of the planet, or upload and share your favorite images and video with your neighbors.
According to the Earth Day website, more than one billion people will participate in Earth Day 2012 events today. The global event celebrates the beauty of our planet and calls on individuals, organizations, companies and governments to do their part to ensure the preservation of the planet.
Hinesville will hold its own Earth Day celebration tomorrow from 3 to 7 p.m. at the YMCA soccer field, 201 Mary Lou Drive.
Born in the protest era of Vietnam, the first Earth Day in 1970 brought 20 million Americans to rallies across the country in a show of support for the environment during a time when rampant pollution went mostly unchecked.
Earth Day went global in 1990 when an estimated 200 million joined the movement and helped ignite the recycling craze.
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010 focused on climate change and the dangers associated with destroying our environment. And with 2012 comes a renewed focus on sustainability and living green.
However you’re planning to mark Earth Day 2012, save a few moments to take in the beauty of the planet. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite videos in honor of Earth Day.
How did you spend Earth Day 2012? If you have a photo or video to share, it’s easy to upload it to the gallery. Share your favorite images of the planet or even how to live more ‘green’. Just click, link, and post for all to see.
Have some 'green' tips? Share those in the comments below as well. Enjoy, and Happy Earth Day 2012.
Editor's Note: This article first appeared on Rosemount Patch.