Each year, April 22 is the day that we have given ourselves collectively to stop and think about our planet.
Earth Day is therefore experienced all over the world and comes in various actions. Year after year, it's an opportunity to remember what actions we can take in our daily lives to improve our future, but it's also the time to unite and dare to change the world on a larger scale.
“Earth Day is an opportunity to shout out our love for the environment and to commit to saving the planet. To fully participate, do you have to bring out signs and slogans? Get some fresh air in the forest and appreciate the benefits of nature? Adopt a zero waste lifestyle? Attend conferences or watch documentaries on the subject? All of the above are correct! "Source: Sympatico, April 22, 2019
Several rallies can be seen across the world on April 22. Indeed, people unite to send a strong message to politicians, insisting on the fact that environmental policies must be improved and that there is a real urgency to act.
"It is a symbolic action that sends a strong message to decision-makers to tell them to stop going around in circles now, that it is urgent, and to take action and make convincing policies [...]"
“It's a great opportunity to breathe new life into it. Often, we feel all alone, we do not feel that we are heard, especially when we look at the policies that are really not convincing, but when we come together and see people motivated and involved, it gives us a second wind to continue the battle. "Source: Radio-Canada, April 22, 2019
How well do you know the actions you can take to take care of the planet? Realized this little quiz to learn more about what can be done on a small or large scale.
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