Earth Day is an annual even. It is celebrated on every April 22. Earth day celebration event is a worldwide event that are held to demonstrate and show visible support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970. And it is coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network (EDN) and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.It comes with a theme, and this years theme is ; END PLASTIC POLLUTION. with a slong ; If you can’t resuse it , refuse it.
It is a day of political action and civic participation. People march, sign petitions, meet with their elected officials, plant trees, clean up their towns and roads. Corporations and governments use it to make pledges and announce sustainability measures. Faith leaders, including Pope Francis, connect Earth Day with protecting God’s greatest creations, humans, biodiversity and the planet that we all live on.(from EDN 2018).
Environment & Millennium Targets Ltd celebrated hers amongest students of Sacred Heart Serminary School PortHarcourt,Rivers State , Nigeria.
It was an Eassy competition to create more access to knowledge sharing and to enhance creative thinking among students. This contest helped students to build and improve on their verbal, written and presentation communication skills on issue concerning care for Environment.
Building a Career in Journalism & Media Communications, in preparation for career day 2018 @ DAYTON MODEL SCHOOLS.
Lady Catherine Patricks- Chinemerem
Climate Reality Leader,
Executive Director: knowledge Sharing and Programmes and Communication,
Environment & Millennium Targets Ltd (EMT)
Editor : Climatetimes Journal.
Member of Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) Rivers State Chapter
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