Earth Day is a worldwide annual event celebrated on April 22 in more than 193 countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The Earth Day Network coordinates these global events. The theme for this year (49th year) is "Protect our Species"
Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964) Marine biologist, environmentalist and writer Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907, in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Carson first alerted the world about the environmental impact of fertilizers and pesticides. She grew up on a Pennsylvania farm, which gave her a lot of first-hand knowledge of nature and wildlife