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WikiHow: The celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd began in the United States in 1970 and was the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson, who had long pondered about finding a way to “put the environment into the political ‘limeligh...
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United States / Houston : Houstonist (6 years ago)

Tomorrow, April 22, you can hug every tree you see and no one will judge you, we promise. That's because it's Earth Day, which was founded in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as a means to raise awareness about the environment. T...

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US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (11 months ago)

Sen. Gaylord Nelson "The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the other way around." —Sen. Gaylord Nelson Forty-four years ago today, April 22, 1970, Sen. Nelson, the Wisconsin Democrat—a longtime environment...

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News : Truthdig (2 years ago)

With apologies to the late Sen. Gaylord Nelson, who is widely claimed as the founder of Earth Day, I don’t really feel like celebrating. Earth Day began as a teach-in on this day, April 22nd, 1970. The whole point was to educate the...

Environmental Warriors: People and Places That Help Save the Planet All Year Long

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (11 months ago)

On April 22, 1970, 44 years ago, the nation celebrated its very first Earth Day. This movement was the brainchild of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson who longed to create teach-ins to raise awareness about environmental issues. Near...

Every Day is Earth Day – Part 1

Lifestyle : Planet Waves (4 years ago)

Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970. ...


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