Today, 22 April, marks Earth Day, this year’s Earth Day theme is “Restore Our Earth”, with participants urged to focus not only on how we can reduce our impact on the planet but also on how we might actively repair ecosystems.
Many important environmental events have happened on Earth Day since 1970, including the recent signing of the Paris Agreement. Visit the Earth Day Official Site to discover the history and key events that have taken place over the decades.
The BBC have put together a series of programme links to enable you to watch and learn more about our planets most pressing issues, BBC – Earth Day 2021
The Independent newspaper Earth Day 2021: Five ways to help save the planet
twinkl – Education resources twinkl.co.uk/earth-day-2021
BBC Bitesize – How much do you know about Earth Day ? part of Learn and Revise
FutureLearn – Blog and introduction to courses – What does sustainability mean?