Only Two Days Until Earth Day

Attention all Earth lovers – Earth Day 2009 is just around the corner! This Wednesday April 22nd marks the start to a day of action, education, and civic participation across the country as communities of all shapes and sizes spark awareness and take time to appreciate the world that we live in.

Even better, this April 22nd will mark the beginning of the Green Generation Campaign. This campaign is a two-year initiative to improve public health and schools, as well as build solutions to national and global issues together that will culminate during Earth Day’s 40th anniversary in 2010.

More than 500 million people in 164 countries today participate in Earth Day so, what are you going to do? Want to learn how to organize your own event? Want to find out what college students are doing to celebrate on their campuses? Want to do your part and volunteer, but don’t know where? Check out this site to find all the answers to your every Earth Day need.

Curious how Earth Day started? Read the Father of Earth Day, Senator Nelson of Wisconsin’s interview to find out how.

And, don’t forget to check out Walt Disney Studios’ release of “Earth,” the first feature-length nature documentary from its new production banner, Disneynature. Watch the trailer for this beautiful and dramatic tour of our home planet.