International Earth Day

March 20, 2007 at 10:29 am | Posted in Library Publications, Library_News, The Word | Leave a comment

The United Nations celebrates International Earth Day each year on the Northern vernal equinox. This year Earth Day falls on March 20th and will mark the 37th year of observance. The first Earth Day was celebrated on March 1st, 1970, in San

The Earth Day flag used today is a beautiful photographic image of the fully lit Earth,commonly known as the “Blue Marble”, and is now one
of the most widely published photographs in existence.

The rest of this article by Colleen Grieve , Collection Advocate,
is available on page 9, of the March Edition of the WORD.

Please visit our Publications page to download a copy as a pdf, or drop by your local library for a hardcopy.


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