Significance Of Earth Day Activities
- Apr 22, 2019-
Significance of Earth Day activities
The "Earth Day" event on April 22, 1970 was the first large-scale mass environmental protection movement in human history. As the beginning of the modern human environmental movement, it promoted the establishment of environmental regulations in Western countries. For example, the United States has introduced regulations such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Animal Protection Act; the Earth Day of 1970 also contributed to the establishment of the US National Environmental Protection Agency, and to a certain extent contributed to the first human United Nations in 1972. The convening of the environmental conference in Stockholm has effectively promoted the development of the world's environmental protection cause. The establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme in 1973, the establishment of the international environmental organization Greenpeace, the Earth Day network, and the increasing number of government agencies and organizations that protect the environment around the world, Earth Day has played an important role. effect. Therefore, Earth Day has become a global event. It is now widely believed that the first Earth Day event in the United States on April 22, 1970 was the world's first large-scale mass environmental protection movement. This movement catalyzed the development of the modern environmental protection movement and promoted the development. The process of national environmental protection legislation, and directly promoted the 1972 first United Nations Conference on Human Environment. Dennis Hayes, the organizer of the 1970 event, is also known as the father of Earth Day.