Happy Birthday, Earth Day! What on Earth honors Earth Day’s 42nd anniversary on April 22nd with a collection of Earth Day fun facts.
Earth Day founded by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin. A massive 1969 oil spill off Santa Barbara’s coast moved Nelson, who visited the region shortly afterwards. Following the template of the student anti-war movement, he sought to raise public consciousness about environmental pollution.
Earth Day Network (EDN) was founded by, among others, some organizers of 1970′s Earth Day. EDN works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to “broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement.”
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Interview: Katie Kline, Communications Officer at Ecological Society of America interviewed me via Skype for the ESA’s Ecotone blog. Read and hear it here
Video: Bebbo and Kito were featured in one of Jim Parks’ terrific Today’s Green Minute episodes. See the video! Learn more