Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Image of the Day

Organizing the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970: "From a small Washington, D.C. office, Environment Teach-In, Inc. organized the first Earth Day as a coordinated teach-in involving several schools across the U.S. Denis Hayes [above, seated, with Judy Moody] ran the small activist group co-founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson. The teach-in was designed to educate Americans about growing problems with environmental pollution and overpopulation."

See more images of the first Earth Day at
PBS and National Geographic, and watch
The Seeds of a Revolution: Earth Days online at American Experience.

Pacific Standard is celebrating Earth Day tomorrow by not driving.

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