Earth Day Facts – 80 Fun Facts About Earth Day

Earth Day history facts

Earth Day originally originated from US but by 1990, it was recognized worldwide.

Disney has released a documentary film called Earth on Earth Day 2009, about the migration paths of four animal families.

Earth Day is celebrated by men, women and children by collecting garbage, cleaning coral reeds, showing movie, planting trees, signing petition, and planning for a better future for our planet.

Over 100,000 people rode bikes in China on Earth Day 2012, to reduce CO2 emission and save fuel.

The Earth Day Network planted 28 million trees in Afghanistan on Earth Day in 2011.

100 endangered species of orchids are planted and maintained in Panama, to prevent their extinction in honor of Earth Day.

20 million people participated in the first Earth Day.

Earth Day Network is a global coordinator for Earth Day.

Nelson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton in 1995, for being the founder of Earth Day.

Earth is the densest planet in the solar system.