Earth Day Gifts / February 24, 2019 / Gladys Hayden
Both events were birthed in 1969 with grassroots efforts a focus on environmental awareness and celebration of Earth. Events to Leading to Earth Day Prior to 1970 conservatism was an idea held by a minority of people. The notion that natural resources would become devastated to the point of extinction did not enter our collective thought. Pollution from our buildings cars and behavior was a normal industry by-product. The idea of being the world s steward was lumped in a mindset of a hippie thing and not understood by mainstream America. Two previous events tilted our environmental awareness: a book and a picture.
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.