People across the globe celebrate the Earth Day on 22nd April every year. World Earth Day is observed to encourage people to maintain an environment-friendly planet. “The first Earth Day was established by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. The idea was conceived by peace activist John McConnell in 1969,” informs Vaikundarajan.
The day has its own flag designed by John McConnell himself. The flag features a picture of the world on it.
To celebrate the Earth Day, popular search engine Google showcased fascinating paintings of natural landscapes around the world through Google Doodle.