Earth Day Facts – 80 Fun Facts About Earth Day

Facts on Earth Day

Cars and houses account for half of the greenhouse gas emissions in U.S.

Earth is the biggest terrestrial planet in our solar system.

National Security Agency (NSA) celebrates Earth Day with an odd looking mascot named Dunk.

Trees are the longest living organisms on earth.

80% of the world’s forests are already destroyed.

Over 121 natural remedies in the rainforest can be used for medicine.

50% of all animal and plant species in the world live in rainforest.

Only 20% of forests are properly protected.

“Ode to Joy” is the Earth Day Anthem.

Earth’s rotation is gradually slowing resulting in long days.