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Earth Day 2020

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains

What are your plans for Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay

Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world.

Now that we are shut-ins or staying six feet (two meters) apart, #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 is more digital and global than ever. Planeta is updating our suggested games in the natural world and on the social web. Please join us Wednesday!

Embedded Tweets

Games in the Natural World
Pick up the trash on your walk.

Plogging

Talk to neighbors about the trees and flowers in their yards, on the street you share, and in nearby city parks.  If you don’t know the names, you may have a condition called tree-blindness

Tree Blindness

Social Web Challenges

For Earth Day we ask that you create, share, and be generous on the social web.i

  • Take and share a photo of: a flowering tree or bush.
  • Take and share a video or audio of a songbird.
  • Fave / like / heart / share someone else’s photo of nature.
  • Fave / heart / like / share a beloved park with an account on the social web.
  • Bonus points for those with a relevant page on Facebook, fave the park’s Facebook account as your page. (Example)
  • Comment and provide feedback on specific pages on this website.

Headlines
EarthX Founder Trammell S. Crow talks about EarthX and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Updates Please
We are updating Planeta’s guides to wildlife and parks in Australia, China, France, New Zealand, the United States

We are preparing for upcoming events and celebrations, including Biodiversity Day (May 20), World Environment Day (June 5). Note that many of 2020’s most important global gatherings are either taking place online and/ or are being postponed. Those pages are also being edited.

Videos
Dharti Ma – A Tribute to Earth – Earth Day Network

Translations
Ahora que estamos encerrados o separados seis pies (dos metros), #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 es más digital y global que nunca. Planeta.com está actualizando nuestros juegos sugeridos en el mundo natural y en las redes sociales. ¡Únase a nosotros el miércoles!

Jetzt, da wir geschlossen sind oder zwei Meter voneinander entfernt sind, ist #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 digitaler und globaler als je zuvor. Planeta aktualisiert unsere vorgeschlagenen Spiele in der Natur und im Social Web. Bitte kommen Sie am Mittwoch zu uns!

Maintenant que nous sommes fermés ou que nous restons à six pieds (deux mètres) l’un de l’autre, #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 est plus numérique et mondial que jamais. Planeta met à jour nos suggestions de jeux dans le monde naturel et sur le Web social. Rejoignez-nous mercredi!

History
In the early 1960s, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972.

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Updates

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Protected Planet

United Nations Environment Programme

Postponed

IUCN World Conservation Congress Postponed to January 2021

44th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee

Climate COP 26

15th Biodiversity COP (2020)

Planeta.com

04 • April • Abril

2020 Calendar

If the planet could talk, would you listen?

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