Earth Day is an annual celebration, championed by the Earth Day Network, which focuses on promoting environmental protection around the world. The Earth Day Network’s mission is to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. The theme for Earth Day 2016 is Trees for the Earth, raising awareness around protecting the Earth’s forests – with an aim to plant 7.8 billion trees by 2020. Taking place on 22 April, Earth Day has been celebrated since 1970, in over 192 countries.
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