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What does Earth Day mean to Christina Stratford?

What words come to mind when you think about Earth?  Beautiful, luscious… our home.  Yet there are only some places on our planet that look like what I have just described. If you want to make every place in the world look like this, then Earth Day is for you! On April 22, people from all around the world help out by doing little things in their community to improve the environment. According to Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people have participated in Earth Day. Imagine how much garbage is picked up or how much electricity is saved when people participate - and that's only one day's work!

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What does Earth Day mean to Omar Hadi?

Our home planet, Earth, is the only world known to man to contain life. We depend on it. We all walk on the surface of the Earth, we all breathe the air supplied by Earth, and so it should be our duty to show care by taking a stand. Things like littering and pollution should not be taken lightly. Carbon dioxide emissions are decreasing the pH levels in the oceans and, in essence, it is acidifying them.  Did you know that 1% of Australia's untapped geothermal power is enough to provide energy to the whole world for about 26, 000 years? As a global community, we can eliminate problems step by step, but first we must all make an effort.

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