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Earth Day 2017

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd each year and aims to encourage folks across the world to be more environmentally friendly. Celebrities and Political leaders throw their weight of support behind events across nearly 200 countries.

The very first Earth Day was in 1970 when 20 million Americans took to the streets.

A selection of celebrities giving attention to Earth Day and sustainability. Information sourced from

Leonardo DiCaprio
Salma Hayek
  • Shailene Woodley - The Divergent star uses instagram to combat the Dakota Access Pipeline and conserve clean water
  • ​Salma Hayek - serves on the board of Global Green USA
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - The leader of the celebrity eco-movement, constantly battling for climate change
  • Jessica Alba - has set out to make a difference with eco-friendly products
  • Mark Ruffalo - Currently devoting time to anti-fracking movement
  • Gwyneth Paltrow - Paltrow uses her e-commerce site Goop to promote sustainable fashion and beauty brands.

And a bit more about Earth Day 2017

More than a billion people are expected to celebrate the day in some form.

Google Earth has had a huge upgrade, just in time for Earth Day and includes additional features such as a series of interactive guided tours from various storytellers, scientists and non-profits.

Earth Day is coordinated globally by the non-profit Earth Day Network,

Earth Day has it's own flag

Earth Day Flag

Are you celebrating Earth Day 2017? Add your comments below and let us know how!

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