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Earth Day 2021: Google Doodle Observes Earth Day One Seed at a Time: Urges People to Find a Little Act to Restore Earth | India News


NEW DELHI: Google’s search engine marked the annual Earth Day Thursday through a video on its homepage highlighting how everyone can plant the seed for a brighter future, one sapling at a time.
The doodle in the video shows trees and humans growing side by side. As humans come and go, trees continue to live in the world.
Every year, April 22 is observed as Earth Day to mark the anniversary of the modern environmental movement’s birth in 1970.
The doodle video begins with a girl planting a seed that grows into a tree and the girl becomes an adult. Then the woman passes a young tree to a child, and as the second tree grows, the child becomes an old man.

The cycle continues until the entire landscape is dotted with large, beautiful trees.
“Today’s Doodle video shows a variety of trees being planted within natural habitats, one of many ways we can do our part to keep our Earth healthy for future generations,” reads today’s Google Doodle note.
The Google Doodle in its note read: “The planet we call home continues to fuel life and inspire wonder. Our environment works hard to sustain us, demanding that we return the favor.”
In its note, Google doodle urges people to “find a little act that they can do to restore our Earth. It is destined to take root and flourish into something beautiful.”
The Google Doodle in its ‘stories’ section has also compiled a list of 11 innovators who are using technology to combat climate change.
Earth Day in 2021
The highlight of Earth Day 2021 is the global climate summit convened by US President Joe Biden on Thursday, where he invited 40 world leaders and will make his long-awaited promises: to halve the country’s coal and oil emissions and finance climate efforts abroad.
The European Parliament confirmed on Wednesday that it will set an equally ambitious target. The United States is looking to other allies, such as Japan and Canada, to announce its own intensified climate efforts, in the hope that this will prompt China and others to delay the construction of coal-fired power plants and cool their smokestacks.
What is earth day
April 22 is observed annually as Earth Day, which marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement’s birth in 1970.
Before Earth Day in 1970 there were 150 years of industrial development that left a growing legacy of serious impacts on human health.
The stage had been set with the publication of Rachel Carson’s New York Times bestseller. Silent spring in 1962 followed by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, which had sparked protests from student activists and labor groups.
Earth Day 1970 gave voice to an emerging public awareness of the state of the planet. Earth Day 1970 achieved a rare political alignment, drawing the support of Republicans and Democrats, rich and poor, urban dwellers and farmers, business and labor leaders.
In the late 1970s, the first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of other pioneering environmental laws of their kind.
In 1990, Earth Day went global, mobilizing 200 million people in 141 countries, and bringing environmental issues to the world stage.

Times of India