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KENYA

Green Kenya

Foster Green Association

Foster Green Association’s mission is to strive for environmental conservation and management through tree growing, wildlife advocacy, and climate literacy to the young generation and the society. Planting trees is one of their main activities, and they have planted over 5,000 trees in Kenya.


KENYA

Bamboo Restoration

Transfo Green World

For Earth Day 2021, Transfo Green World planted trees and bamboo in places that have been affected by landslides. Their passionate and dedicated team truly knows what it means to Restore Our Earth.


NIGERIA

Plastic and People

Futuresavers Development Initiative

In commemoration of the Earth Day, Futuresavers Development Initiative held up placards to sensitize and educate people in the streets of Lagos, Nigeria about plastic pollution.

Six people holding up climate strike signs
Six volunteers holding up climate strike and plastic pollution signs
Volunteer holding up yellow sign that says, "Let's be involved in making the Earth a better place to live"
Volunteer holding up a yellow sign that says, “Let’s be involved in making the Earth a better place to live”

Olubunmi Faniyan, who is part of Futuresavers and works in the health sector, sees people frequently having dangerous chemicals in their bloodstream due to plastic pollution. Olubunmi figured that many people are not aware of the adverse effects plastic can have on us, and believes that we can have a plastic-free environment for the sake of our health.


NIGERIA

Allies of the Environment

Green Janitors Sustainable Initiative

climate and environmental literacy webinar flyer
Climate and Environmental Literacy event flyer

For Earth Day 2021, Green Janitors Sustainable Initiative organized a webinar on climate and environmental literacy. The goal was to help educate community youth about it, to change their mindset toward the environment and to raise environmentally responsible youth. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Green Janitors are environmental allies that show up wherever they suspect danger for the environment.


NIGERIA

Students Versus Plastic

Aquaworld

In February 2021, Aquaworld led a school outreach program to mitigate plastic pollution in Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria. Aquaworld Timeout Members visited Olufumilayo schools to sensitize their students about ocean and plastic pollution and to include them in the global movement seeking solutions to these crises.


UNITED STATES

Home Energy Challenge

The Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Energy at James Madison University

The Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Energy is hosting an at-home energy challenge for Earth Day until May 7. Interested participants can make a plan to save energy this month for the chance to enter a raffle for prizes.

Instructions for how to participate in the at-home energy challenge
Instructions to participate in the at-home energy challenge


WORLDWIDE

Discover the Sustainable Development Goals

Conscious Fashion Campaign

Walk-through of the digital hub and Earth Day booth

Discover the SDGs – To Make Peace With Nature, convened by the Conscious Fashion Campaign in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and supported by Arch & Hook, bluesign, Lenzing and TIPA, is a virtual educational experience to accelerate climate action and ambition from the global fashion industry.

Attendees of the digital hub browsed documentaries, podcasts and short films from United Nations agencies, environmental organizations and fashion initiatives; interactive digital booths about initiatives and innovations confronting the global climate crisis; fashion-related informational tools; and an Earth Day booth!


BANGLADESH

Clean Energy Dialogue

Eco Club Bangladesh (The Earth Needs Love)

Flyer for clean energy webinar event
Clean Energy event flyer

For Earth Day 2021, Eco Club Bangladesh (The Earth Needs Love) held a webinar on Clean Energy, A Step Towards Earth Restoration in collaboration with EARTHDAY.ORG. The webinar focused on the importance of clean energy to achieve more sustainable development in both our economy and environment. Eco Club Bangladesh thinks that we need to focus more on using renewable sources and green technologies to protect the local environment and human health. We need to achieve all the targets of the seventh Sustainable Development Goal: affordable and clean energy.


PAKISTAN

Youth Dialogue for Earth

Eco Club Pakistan (The Earth Needs Love)

Flyer for the youth dialogue for the earth event
Youth Dialogue For Earth flyer

The Earth Needs Love held a Youth Dialogue on Earth Day 2021 in partnership with EARTHDAY.ORG. Environmental and climate activists, students, researchers, sustainable development goal advocates and the general public discussed climate and environmental literacy.


UNITED STATES

Environmental Films

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

Learn more about Cinema Verde through this video

Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival, based in Florida, celebrated its 12th annual festival online this year. It launched a Cinema Verde Channel on Earth Day 2021, so more people could learn about environmental issues and be mobilized to find sustainable solutions. 


UNITED STATES

My Planet My Pledge

Earth Day Oregon

Person with black and white striped shirt and green sweater holding up a sign that says, "I will stand up for climate justice!!! #MyPlanetMyPledge"
Climate justice sign

Earth Day Oregon believes that Earth Day is every day. Their statewide campaign amplifies the organizations working year-round to create peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. They challenged their community to help drive change by making a personal pledge to the planet for Earth Day 2021. A pledge is any one action, big or small, that works to advance one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Once participants identified a pledge, they wrote it down, took a photo and posted it to social media with the hashtag #MyPlanetMyPledge.


IRAQ

Sustainable School Network

Together to Protect Human and the Environment Association

Together to Protect Human and the Environment Association has done tremendous efforts to Restore Our Earth and to emphasize the importance of climate literacy. They have trained 188 students on the topic of integrating the concept of sustainable development into education and established a sustainable schools’ network (including 32 schools) in Nineveh Governorate. They have also distributed around 2,442 seedlings of tangerine, orange, lemon, didonia, cypress, calptose, Washingtonia, Albizia and olive plants in Nineveh and established educational clubs for children on environmental protection and awareness.


PAKISTAN

Decorate Nature With Green

Volunteer Youth Organization

Group of girls holding climate signs
Group of students holding climate signs, including a sign that says, “Decorate nature with green, plant trees”

Together with our partner, Volunteer Youth Organization, we organized a campaign to plant trees to Restore Our Earth. We organized an event in Read Foundation School in the Hattian District of Aazd Kashmir to raise awareness and distribute 300 plants among students. They were motivated to plant a tree and contribute to Restoring Our Earth. 15 volunteers from Volunteer Youth Organization also participated in the event and the Divisional Forest Officer gave a demo to students on how to plant the trees.


UNITED STATES

Trees for a Good Cause

Piedmont Environmental Council

Earth Day Tree Giveaway

In recognition of last year’s Earth Day theme of climate action, Piedmont Environmental Council in Virginia partnered with Friends of the Rappahannock and gave away 300 native trees to Fauquier County, Virginia residents in the days leading up to Earth Day. Taking into account federal and state guidance about social distancing, we opted to make direct deliveries to each participant’s home. This opportunity allowed individuals to make a positive impact in their own backyard while contributing to the larger conservation cause. 


UNITED STATES

Social Distance Cleanups

Hermitage Elementary School

Because we had to cancel the events scheduled for the week of April 22, 2020, we created Social Distance Cleanups beginning October 12, 2020. We used grant money from EARTHDAY.ORG to purchase enough reusable bags, reusable gloves and grabbers to create 15 cleanup kits. We also purchased a couple of hand scales to weigh the collected trash. 

Families sign up for a cleanup kit, pick it up at school and then choose a spot to cleanup. They return the kits and bring the trash to school for us to weigh and dispose of properly. In just the first two weeks, we distributed eight kits and disposed of 50+ pounds of trash.

The cleanups are starting off well and we hope they continue to grow. The children enjoy cleaning up and they are learning how trash affects ocean life. They will be more responsible about litter and make a difference in their community.


UNITED STATES

Climate Action Kits

Community Climate Collaborative

C3 delivering kits to youth. Photo credit: Community Climate Collaborative

Thanks to a grant from EARTHDAY.ORG, Community Climate Collaborative (C3) worked with the Virginia Discovery Museum and City of Promise to deliver climate action activity kits to families and youth in need of extra support during virtual learning. The kit contains a scavenger hunt about household energy use, a leaf-scratching art project, art materials to design reusable bags and recycled vegetable toys.

“These kits not only equip parents with fun activities to do at home, they also help our children take ownership of their environment. Learning about climate pollution and actively participating in tasks to do their part is so much more meaningful than reading about it in a book. It will become part of a routine and help families create healthy home energy practices!” – Ashley Howard, Early Childhood Coordinator, City of Promise

A look at what is inside the climate kits. Photo credit: Community Climate Collaborative


KOSOVO

Green Clubs Empower Students

Green Art Center – Prishtina
Students planting a tree in their schoolyard

Green Art Center is currently implementing the project “Eco Schools program by Empowering Green Clubs,” which started in September 2020 and will end in February 2021. The overall objective of this project is to establish and strengthen the capacities of green clubs. Green clubs have proven to be effective in introducing environmental issues to young students and helping schools reduce their waste.

Our students enjoyed planting trees in their schoolyards the most. We sent 10 trees to each school, and worked with a total of 20 schools for this project. Under the motto “Together for a green environment,” students of green clubs held activities for greening their school yards and raised awareness to the wider community about the importance of preserving and caring for common spaces and a sustainable environment.

Students preparing to “green” their schoolyard
Student digging a hole to plant a tree

By educating our students, the next generation will better understand the importance of protecting and respecting our planet. They will also be aware about the challenges that face us in sustaining and protecting our planet, and will be prepared with the knowledge and tools to solve these challenges.


BRAZIL

An Earth Day 2020 Message from Brazil

ABRASOFFA

Bernardo Zamari Diogo and sister Valentina Zamari Diogo from ABRASOFFA, Santos, Brazil

One of our honorary partners in South America for Earth Day 2020 was ABRASOFFA, a non-profit organization with an OSCIP title and special consultative status from ECOSOC-UN. Its projects focus on culture, folklore and traditions, social, educational development, civics and social inclusion. Headquartered in Santos Brazil, it has an international presence in several countries in Latin America. 

Their in-person events were temporarily postponed or changed to digital events to comply with current pandemic regulations. Among their many national and international digital events, one in particular gathered our attention for its message of culture, art and folklore as well as the importance of being an inclusive community against climate change and the protection of our environment. 

Its members Bernardo Zamari Diogo and Valentina Zamari Diogo championed this beautiful and creative message for Earth Day 2020 by calling for action on climate change.

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