On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day,

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the coronavirus pandemic, virtual protest, video training and other activities make digitization a reality

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the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

The original intent of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day is a worldwide celebration.

It will always be just virtual.

With alienating social restrictions around the world to resist the spread of the coronavirus on Wednesday, millions of people had to fill parks, stadiums, universities and squares around the world to mark the annual day of protection. The environment will be more inclined to meet online.

"In recent epidemics, we encourage people to stand up, but to stand up safely and responsibly - in many cases, it means using our voice online rather than taking action personally", Earth Day Kathleen Rogers, president of the network. Press release.

There are many ways to participate: virtual protest; create posters and share them on social networks using tags like #EarthDayNetwork; participate in virtual conferences organized by students, universities and other leaders; watch performances; play quizzes; and more.

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"We are very pleased to be able to participate in these wonderful online events, but we hope to be able to volunteer outside, plant trees, clean up, sign petitions and register people to vote," Rogers told USA Today .

Earth Day Network, in collaboration with the US Department of State's Eco Capital Forum and the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, has created a citizen science program called the "Earth Challenge 2020" that allows people to interact with science on smartphones via the following applications.

Rogers said, "This is one-click activism." He added that users can upload photos and warn the local government of plastic pollution in the community.

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This data will allow researchers to identify the most affected areas in the world.

Earth Day Network also has an online database where people can search digital events around the world, such as Facebook Live, where local business owners in Arizona will discuss their approach to climate change, the theme of the Earth Day this year.

 Some organizers have decided to start activities before Wednesday to allow people who work during the week to participate in the rest. For example, in Boston, organizer Michael Kozuch started organizing various Facebook Live conversations with local politicians and non-profit organizations over the weekend.

Kozuch told USA Today that part of the desire is to relieve people during the coronavirus pandemic by inviting local musicians to play music, perform live tree planting and cooking classes in cooking lessons. Method of preparing rice with herbs.

Some organizers have decided to start activities before Wednesday to allow people who work during the week to participate in the rest. For example, in Boston, organizer Michael Kozuch started organizing various Facebook Live conversations with local politicians and non-profit organizations over the weekend.

Kozuch told USA Today that part of the desire is to relieve people during the coronavirus pandemic by inviting local musicians to play music, perform live tree planting and cooking classes in cooking lessons. Method of preparing rice with herbs.

Hayes coordinated the first Earth Day in the United States in 1970 and expanded it internationally in 1990. He is currently a member of the board of the Earth Day Network and president of the Bullitt Foundation.

Hayes told "USA Today": "I think when we find out, this year is over, and it's time to think carefully about how we're going to make changes."

He said the method for doing so is simple, including using public transportation, recycling, consuming organic products and voting for public servants who want to protect the environment.

Hayes admits that during the coronavirus pandemic, it can be difficult for people to feel encouraged and hopeful for the planet. Before that, terrible fires occurred in Australia and California. He said, don't lose confidence.

"It's frustrating," said Hayes. "But let me give you a message: we have not reached the end. We still have time to reverse the situation until we reach an irreversible tipping point."

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