Earth Day Gifts / February 23, 2019 / Laurel Hawkins
In 1962 marine biologist Rachel Carson published Silent Spring. The book talked about the commonly used toxic pesticides used in agriculture and daily life. The title referred to the consequences of the devastating pesticides: a world without birds. Surprisingly Silent Spring became a hit. Americans cared and they wanted the facts. In 1968 the world saw the entire Earth for the first time. Apollo astronauts photographed the planet on their flight home from the moon. The Earth looked beautiful with its swirls of blues and whites. The photo provided a startling awareness: people saw Earth as vulnerable and needing human care.
In India it is in the form of Mother Goddess worship in Christian lands it is in the form of the worship of Mary mother of Christ. In modern culture of the digital age mothers are worshiped on this day the 2nd Sunday of May. Before you know it it is already Mother s day so it is truly advisable to plan for your best Mother s day gift ideas this early. It is best to prepare now so you still have a lot of time for planning and execution. Of course you want to give your mom the best time on Mother s Day so here are some gift ideas that you could consider: 1. Family vacation trip - when was the last time that you had a vacation with the whole family? It would be a great gift for your mom on Mother s day if you will arrange a vacation trip for the whole family.
Earth Day is Born In 1969 John McConnell promoted Earth Day as a global celebration of Earth s gifts. The equinox seemed fitting time as it was the mid-point of spring and autumn across the hemispheres. A peace activist McConnell first presented his Earth Day idea to an audience at the UNESCO Conference on the Environment. He wanted Earth Day to be a global holiday where the world celebrates Earth s wonders and gifts. On March 21 1970 cities across the globe celebrated Earth Day. McConnell created an Earth Day proclamation that called upon people to take action against crises of the world such as famine war and poverty.