Earth Day

Poster: Ron Mader, Roofdog

Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy in the early 1960s and has officially celebrated since 1972. Earth Day has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2017?

Translating Earth Day

Afrikaans: Aard Dag
Estonian: Head Maa Päeva!
German: Der Tag der Erde
Irish: Lá an Domhain
Spanish El Día de la Tierra
Swedish: Jord Dag
Welsh: ‘N Ddedwydd Briddo Ddiwrnod

Oaxaca, Mexico
Ayuuk: It naxwiij xyëë (Santa María Ocotepec)
Chinanteco: Júm kie huo (San Felipe Usila)
Mixteco: Diuú nuú
Zapoteco: Dxi xten guedxliu (Teotitlán del Valle), Zaa guie yu (Sierra Juárez)

Bonus Points: Translating Every day is Earth Day

German: Jeder Tag ist Tag der Erde
Spanish: Cada día es Día de la Tierra

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