50th Earth Day Good News!

 

Happy Earth Day!  Usually an all-school cleanup is a reminder of making our world a better place.  A lot of progress has been made since the first Earth Day was held in 1970.

Here’s a good summary of why Earth Day started to think about the many ways our Earth has improved in the last 50 years:  https://www.kqed.org/lowdown/21839/when-rivers-caught-fire-a-brief-history-of-earth-day

Remember the ozone hole concern?  It’s getting smaller https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/videos/the-ozone-hole

Looking for some things to celebrate, how about:

https://onetreeplanted.org/blogs/stories/good-news-april

Looking for ways to be a part or things to do with your kids at home:

Weston’s own Land’s S

ake Farm is posting daily activities: https://landssake.org/events/earth-day/

Fun suggestions to do with your family today or any day this spring from a great local land trust:  https://www.svtweb.org/earth-day-your-backyard

You, too can do an individual clean up:  https://cleanup.earthday.org/pages/find-a-cleanup

Janet Kresl Moffat WHS Science Teacher

kreslmoffatj@weston.org