Published on: April 25, 2023
Earth Day 2023
Why in news? “Earth Day” is an annual global event celebrated on April 22 to promote environmental consciousness and raising awareness of the various issues that impact our planet.
- The theme for Earth Day 2023 is “Invest In Our Planet”. emphasises the critical need to prioritise our time, resources, and energy towards addressing the urgent challenges posed by climate change and other environmental issues.
- The day is also known as International Mother Earth Day. The day is observed to spread awareness about issues, including the rampant increase in pollution, global warming, and deforestation, which harm the environment and result in the destruction of the planet.
- Countries from all over the world come together to raise awareness about the dire need to protect our environment.